ILLUSTRATOR, ARTIST, AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Alvaro Javier Cecchetti’s or ALVAANQ’s lengthy resume speaks for itself…
ALVAANQ’s first single cover art for Chris Brown (Poppin Remix ft. French Montana and MeekMill):
ALVAANQ’s first collaboration with Nike (sponsored by GQ Italy):
Vocalstar: Who is Alvaro Javier Cecchett?
AJC: I am Alvaro Javier Cecchetti, ALVAANQ. I am 23 and I am from Rome, Italy. I am a young illustrator artist and I work with rappers as Chris Brown, French Montana, Meek Mill and more, and I collaborate with brands such as Nike, Reebok and Levi’s.
AJC: Of course. My style as an artist upgrades each year. I always try to bring my style up.
VS: Describe the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome as an artist?
AJC: I am from a little city, named Velletri, there is not famous people or brand. So, my biggest obstacle is stay here in Velletri, because I need to live in a big city, where I can work and collaborate immediately with celebrities.
VS: What’s a typical day like for you artistically?
AJC: My typical day is like wake up at 10:00 am o’clock, send emails, listen to music and start to work, work and work until 11:00 pm.
VS: What inspires you musically?
AJC: Rap/Hip hop and RnB, Artist like: Chris Brown, Drake, Travis Scott, Migos, Post Malone, Usher, 21 Savage and more.
VS: When do your ideas come to you?
AJC: Really, I don’t know. It’s all about creativity. When I start to work the ides come to me.
VS: What’s your favorite piece of art and why?
AJC: My favorite piece of art is “Ghali-Power” because it marked an important moment in my art style. I started to use different colors and pencils.
VS: Who are your biggest musical influences?
AJC: Absolutely Chris Brown. He is my biggest musical influence. I love his art/music concept and vision of life.
VS: Which artist would you love to collaborate with and why?
AJC: In the future I hope to collaborate with Travis Scott. His music and his voice inspired me every day a lot.
VS: Where can we expect to see you in 5 years? What are your dreams/ aspirations?
AJC: I hope to be in Los Angeles in 5 years. I want to collaborate with big artist and I want to open an art gallery.
VS: What’s your idea of success as an artist? When will you feel like you’ve made it?
AJC: I am a young artist. I still have a lot to learn. I think I will feel like I’ve made it when I complete my life goals and dreams.
Follow Alvaro Javier Cecchett on IG @alvaanq