You Should Know: Alexander Esguerra

by Christie Grimm · March 15, 2016

Raised in New York amongst a family of artists and designers, Alexander Esguerra is a multi-faceted artist and designer himself who has worked in graphic art, fashion, interior/product design and experiential art. Currently Creative Director of Brand Experiences at Optimist in Los Angeles, his latest project, "Love and Paint," recently debuted in Manhattan. Intriguing, no?

Name: Alexander Esguerra
Occupation: Founding Artist of Love and Paint
Place of birth: Earth
Instagram / Twitter: @AlexEsguerra
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

What do you actually do all day? Entice couples to make love in paint!

Favorite song growing up? Hmmmm… Fast Cars by Tracy Chapman or Gangsta Paradise by Coolio

My biggest secret is… Used to Go Go Dance to pay for Parsons in NYC

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Life is too short to be cold!

My motto is… Nobody is a virgin, life fucks us all!!

My alter ego is… Does being a clumsy ninja qualify?

The last drink I had was… Molly Sopa…. “kidding”

My secret crush is… Princess Jasmine from Aladdin

What was your first job? Catching snakes on a ranch for a buck each. - True story

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Have sex in paint on Rodeo Drive

Coming from? Going to? Somewhere / Nowhere

What is your favorite work of art? Weeping Willow by Tim Knowles

Who should we know? Tyler MOFO Peters AKA the man behind Love and Paint