Category Archives: Art Works

Multicultural Banner Designs in Lakewood

The city of Lakewood and the APCC (Asian Pacific Cultural Center) has hired me to create six different yet unified designs relating to the diversity in our nation and different cultures from all around the world. Many of these countries

Multicultural Banner Designs in Lakewood

The city of Lakewood and the APCC (Asian Pacific Cultural Center) has hired me to create six different yet unified designs relating to the diversity in our nation and different cultures from all around the world. Many of these countries

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

John the Baptist (Seize the Day)

John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011 Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Glitter on Canvas Mounted on Board 48″ x 36″ The painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day) examines one of many popular religious themes explored in fine arts during

John the Baptist (Seize the Day)

John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011 Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Glitter on Canvas Mounted on Board 48″ x 36″ The painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day) examines one of many popular religious themes explored in fine arts during

Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse

  Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas on Hardboard 48.5’ x 42.25’ “Yoko’s Last Day at the Bathhouse” was heavily influenced from my life as a child. This piece of memory bridges my Japanese heritage and

Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse

  Yoko’s Last Day At The Bathhouse, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas on Hardboard 48.5’ x 42.25’ “Yoko’s Last Day at the Bathhouse” was heavily influenced from my life as a child. This piece of memory bridges my Japanese heritage and

The Very Last Supper

The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012 Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard 19” x 48” “The Very Last Supper” evokes strong influence from one of Ito Jakuchu’s monumental masterpieces “Compendium of Vegetables and Insects.” Food has always

The Very Last Supper

The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012 Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard 19” x 48” “The Very Last Supper” evokes strong influence from one of Ito Jakuchu’s monumental masterpieces “Compendium of Vegetables and Insects.” Food has always

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon

  Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011       Acrylic, Pen, and Glitter on Canvas       30” x 40.5”   “Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon” comes from the same phrase in a Japanese proverb meaning that the beauty of

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon

  Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon, 2011       Acrylic, Pen, and Glitter on Canvas       30” x 40.5”   “Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon” comes from the same phrase in a Japanese proverb meaning that the beauty of

Censored Odalisque

Censored Odalisque, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 18″ x 24″ “Censored Odalisque,” reflects on references from the paintings that depicted nude women in the past. Those paintings at the time were intended for men to enjoy. In the past few decades,

Censored Odalisque

Censored Odalisque, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 18″ x 24″ “Censored Odalisque,” reflects on references from the paintings that depicted nude women in the past. Those paintings at the time were intended for men to enjoy. In the past few decades,