Artist Spotlight: Alex Ramirez

Name: Alex Ramirez City: Monterey, CA 

Contact:, @alexram375

Medium: Photo, Music, Film

Where are you originally from, and how did you find your way to the Monterey area?

Born and raised in Monterey.

How would you describe your process?

Balance. Music, photography and film. Always sticking to one project at a time.

Tell us something about yourself that most people might not know.

I haven't had coffee in years.

Who are some artists, local or otherwise, that you hold in high esteem?

Martha Argerich, Bill Evans, William Eggleston, Dad

Where do you find yourself drawing the most inspiration?

Living in Monterey can be beautiful to admire,  yet challenging to inspire from personally. It’s a great counter balance for me and the challenges have been motivating.

What advice would you give to other emerging artists, especially those who would like to use their art as a means for income?

Be true to yourself,  don’t be desperate. Take your time, but be present.