Johno Prascak's Profile
I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA where I currently reside with my wife Maria.
No matter the subject, my work can always be described as lively, bold and colorful.
Life, history and the natural world serve as my inspiration; as does my hometown of Pittsburgh. Here, my family roots run deep and it's thrilling to live my life in a city that's big and small at the same time.
My medium of choice is Enamel paints mixed with sand from the Monongahela River. I discovered this unconventional mixture while using art as therapy during an arduous recuperation from surgery. These materials were easily available to me during that time.
I apply many layers of paint incorporating the sand directly on to the canvas using brushes and drips resulting in a unique texture with vibrancy and depth…
- Born on February 19
- Joined March 10, 2010