Good Morning, it’s breakfast time! So, what do you plan to have for breakfast today? Ask this question and majority will come up with an answer, “We will have cereal for breakfast.” Cereals top the favorites list when it comes to breakfast options in United States of America. They are not only tasty meal options but come loaded with nutritional value as well. Nowadays cereals are available in different shapes, sizes and colors. From cute round circles, to square shapes, Barbie dolls to Spiderman’s, name a form and I bet you can easily get it. The product is the third most sold item in supermarkets, which proves how famous it is.
When everyone just thinks of how delicious breakfast option these cereals are American artist Ryan Alexiev had something else hovering over his mind. They say an artist sees art in everything. This is what would have happened, I suppose. One fine day while enjoying his cereal based breakfast in a bowl, Ryan Alexiev’s artistic mind must have started signaling how he could make portraits using different kinds of cereals. Then Ryan must have rushed to the nearby supermarket and would have purchased crunchy cereal boxes which had art sealed in them.
Over the years he has managed to create vivid art forms after bringing together a variety of cereals. He has made portraits using this most preferred breakfast item by exploiting all the colors and shapes it is available in. Ryan, who was born in Angeles and raised in Alaska, has made a lot of portraits. What started as a hobby soon turned into passion. His unique, crunchy and edible artworks include portraits of Barrack Obama, Osama Bin Laden, to name a few.
Over the years, Ryan has worked with a lot of objects but his crunchy cereal art has fetched him maximum praises. The artist is famous for his creations like the Wizard of O’s and The Land Of A Million Cereals, which are mosaics and landscapes made using cereals. Seeing the popularity of the material used in America, cereals were an apt choice for creating new art forms.