Born in Flint MI, Scraps first attended Mott Community College, were he studied basic art. At that point he realized art would be his profession. He was later accepted to the Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he studied Animation and Illustration. He quickly realized that animation involved too much digital art and not enough of the classic pencil and paper, which fueled his passion.
After his professional training, he started experimenting with different mediums, including Airbrushing. His first opportunity to airbrush professionally was at T-Rods in Flint MI, then on to partner with Psycho Customs in Bay City MI. With years of professional training and experimenting with different mediums. He has provided the highest level of art that can be seen throughout Genesee County. His work is can be found displayed on the interior walls of the LEER & Flint City Hard Cider Co in Flint, MI.
This mural is the result of the creative energy of artist “Scraps”, and our sponsors and partners listed below. The vision for this mural was to have a place in our community to honor and celebrate our 2020 Graduating Jaguars and our Flint School community.
The mural has five PixelStix chips embedded in to it with messages by Flint Southwestern & Students
Flint Public Art Project
Artist: Kevin Burdick
Flint Community Education Initiative
Flint Community Schools
Sovita Credit Union
Education Foundation for the Flint Community Schools