Behind Milano Art

“It started to build up, and it got to a very dark place….it got to a point where it boiled over, and I was on my bike ride, and I rode over to the bridge, and I got off my bike, and I looked down, and I was this close to jumping over the edge, and I got a phone call from a buddy of mine that just simply said, ‘Wassup man, you want to come hang out? I was just thinking about you.’ And that phone call, I tell him to this day, that phone call probably saved my life.” -Matt Milano

Matt Milano is a visual artist of Milano Art and Founder of Milano Art and Clothing, based in northern California. He does live paintings and teaches the craft of live painting in his spare time.

Credits: Interviewer & Editor: Mingjie Zhai; Camera: Sandy Leung; Music: “Better Days” by Ben Sound

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