Blue Cat by Colin Egan
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January 25, 2022 8:20 PM EST

Artist Statement

Title: Blue Cat

Year: 2015

On Jan 16th, 2015 I took a big step towards achieving my dreams of becoming an illustrator. My whole life I’ve created characters but this was the first time I decided to go all in on a character, and this character was Blue Cat.

The Catoonist was born on Instagram as a way for me to develop the character and really experiment with where it could go. During this time I was located in Atlanta, GA and I did everything to get this character in the eyes of other people. Paintings, wood cutouts, pop-up markets, Free-Art Friday, Artist events, anything I could think of I was trying to do.

Through this process the character saw many different variations of different shapes and colors until it finally landed on the Blue Cat we know today.

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Colin Egan invited Vinnie Hager to TIMEPieces. Their work is inspired by the year 2015.

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