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Foundation Artist Spotlight: AUDREY KAWASAKI
Audrey Kawasaki is a Japanese-American artist, born and raised in Los Angeles, where she currently lives and works.Kawasaki grew up reading Japanese manga comics, which inspired her to draw from an early age. Kawasaki’s work contains contrasting themes of innocence and eroticism, conveying the mysterious intrigue of feminine sensuality. Her sharp imagery is painted with precision onto wooden panels, the natural grain adding warmth to her enigmatic subject matter. The artist’s creative influences include eastern as well as western traditions such as Art Nouveau and Japanese Manga comics. She paints sultry, seductive and uninhibited female subjects with delicate beauty and provocative, direct eye contact. Their graceful gestures and ghost-like features carry mysterious expressions of melancholy and longing.