Şafak Güneş Gökduman: Your first paintings appear to be influenced by Surrealism. You then transitioned to Photorealism. Can you talk about this transition process?
Don Eddy: To address the influence of “Surrealism” on my work and the subsequent transition to “Photorealism,” it is necessary to start in an unlikely place ? my childhood experience. I was born in Southern California to troubled family. My mother and father were divorced when I was very young. We moved from