The new work of visual artist Paul Raats has been published on the cover of a magazine ! One of his works called Zahira, has been issued on the business magazine called FRITS. FRITS (https://frits.nl/) has been the leading reading magazine for the Eindhoven Brainport region since November 2008. The magazine is a smoothly written, high-quality, (region) wide journalistic and independent product. The Eindhoven region is one of the fasted growing area's in the world regarding high-tech, innovations, creativitiy and art. A few well known names and area's are ASML, High Tech Campus, TU'e, VDL, soccer team PSV alle based in the Brainport area. surrounded by many start- and scalled ups and mature companies.
For the first time the magazine used an artwork made by Artificial Intelligence in combination with studio design work. As normally a portrait of business person is being used. In the magazine there is a 6 page interview where Raats tells about his life, his career in Telecoms, how he started 13 years ago as a photographer, became one of the first drone pilot's and he growing passion for his transition into an artist and creating art.
The life experience of travelling to 52 countries, working 13 years with drones, doing aerial photography and video, working as a photographer with Olympic athletes and brands, is a great pool of experience for his art creation. Combining all the disciplines and using new materials and innovations makes him happy and gives him all the freedom for his work. Goals is to be come a global recognized artiest embellishing the most exclusive rooms, houses, villa's and companies. He enjoys to boost interiors and making people happy to enjoy his art that reflects in new energy and inspiration.
Of course the main challenge is to find the right people, channels, galleries, agents to establish an international footprint. Where external investments/participation will help Paul Raats to make new steps. The feedback of the current buyers and people experiencing his work live is just overwhelming and show the potential of reaching many more people.