“Nari creates paintings that concentrate on movements with varying layers of emotions; using ranges of paints and textures… the inspiration for her art comes from all beautiful things from the nature.”
Mixed Media Painting on Metal
Mixed Media Painting on Wood
50 in x 30 in
Mixed Media Painting on Mirror
50 in x 50 in
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Born in Seoul, Korea, Nari was surrounded and immersed by art creation and expression from the earliest stages of her life. Nari’s mother was a self-taught artist and talented seamstress in Seoul, her love for art became an integral and influential part of her daughter’s life. Early on Nari attended classes at an art school in Korea, further engraining the fundamental art bases she would later reference in her artistic career; there she learned about still life, traditional landscapes and figure drawings. Her lessons would continue in her family home where she had numerous joyous memories creating art in painting and drawing mediums.
At the age of eleven, Nari relocated to Los Angeles, California with her family. During her middle school and high school years she naturally decided to follow her dreams in pursuing a career in art. She continued her education at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, where she specialized in Fine Arts/Illustration until she received her Bachelor’s Degree in 2000; graduating with honors.
During her artistic career in Los Angeles, Nari. worked as an Editorial Illustrator for various magazines, publishing companies, and record companies. Notably her work has been featured in the Art Directors Annual No. 80 for Warned Brother Records. Furthermore, she’s had various works of art displayed in different art galleries throughout Los Angeles.
In the year 2012, Nari moved to Phoenix, Arizona where she continued her art career in the capacity of a Production Artist/Designer at an art production company and worked at an art gallery until early 2018. Throughout her artistic path, Nari has met and collaborated with different, talented artists and art directors which enabled her to grow and acquire more advanced techniques. She has used all these experiences to further develop her own style of art in Fine Art Painting.
As an independent artist, Nari spends her days in her studio creating paintings that concentrate on movements with varying layers of emotions; using ranges of paints and textures. She enjoys creating most of her artwork using acrylic paints and ink on canvases, mirrors and metals. Her artwork reflects her combination use of Floral, Abstract, Transitional, and Landscape into her creations. Textile Design and Interior Design are her interests and the inspiration for her art comes from all beautiful things from the nature.