Young artist: Juan Zapata Baltazar (12) Upper Lynn Elementary
Art teacher: Raphael Choi
Favourite art: Kawaii style with markers
Favourite artists: Frida Kahlo
His teacher writes: Juan’s art draws inspirations from anime and video game culture. His illustrations burst with colourful energy and a sense of humour. He is constantly working and developing the range of his skills and expression.
Young Artists of the Week are selected from North Shore schools by Artists for Kids for displaying exceptional ability in their classroom artwork. For details, visit the website artists4kids.com.