Category : Artist

Conceptual Realism – Travis Louie

Travis Louie Beginnings Travis’ paintings begin with a story. In part, these are inspired by his time as a youngster in New York City. He lived on Mulberry street in little Italy and when he visited his grandmother he took note of all the unusual people in the building. According to Mr. Louie the building

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Chrystal Chan

Raised in the Bay Area of California, Chrystal Chan has been fascinated by the spiritual world since a young age. The majority of her works present subjects in metaphorical situations that are derived from visions, supernatural experiences, and beings. Other works are reflective of feelings and situations placed in the everyday life. In each of

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Lowbrow – Jeff Soto

Jeff Soto Beginnings Jeff Soto was born in Fullerton, California in 1975. He currently resides in Riverside, California. Soto states that he got interested in art as a sophomore in high school. At the time he was painting graffiti on walls and on canvas. This went on for some time, but after graduating from high-school he stopped

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Conceptual Realism – Michael Hussar

Michael Hussar Beginnings Hussar is another Southern California artist born in 1964. He studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and went on to teach for almost ten years at an unnamed art school in Los Angeles. Medium and Technique Hussar paints oil on canvas or oil on panel. He often

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Conceptual Realism – Sylvia Ji

Sylvia Ji Beginnings Sylvia Ji was born in 1982 in San Francisco. Her parents are Korean-American. She is a graduate of the Academy of Art University of San Francisco where in 2005 she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She moved to Los Angeles to take a job as a fashion designer, but spends

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Conceptual Realism – Audrey Kawasaki

Audrey Kawasaki Beginnings Audrey Kawasaki is an American painter born in March 1982 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents are Japanese-American and she has been immersed in the culture of Japan all her life. In a recent (email only) interview she stated that she went to Japanese school every Saturday and grew up reading Manga,

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