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20101011220608-diver
Green Zone L.A. , 2010 A/C 30x40in © ak
20110418220853-greenpool
Solitude, 2011 Acrylic With Plexi Glass Over Pool On Canvas 24x30 © ak
20120214064225-bunny2_6788
Hyper reality 1, 2012 Acrylic/Canvas 36'x36" © ak
20101006095029-entertainment__states_16x20in
Entertainment States of America, 2009 A/C 18x24in
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Stalking Beauty, 2010 Acrylic/Canvas 24 X 30 X 1 Inches © ak
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BIAF International 2013 Seoul, South Korea
20121013221800-winston_smith3
1984 Revisited, 2012 36"X36"
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Los Angeles area studio, Thousand Oaks
20101015200024-stalkernew
Stalking Beauty, 2010 A/C 24x30in © ak
20130408154134-artlamag
ART/LA Cover
20140103181013-pool_dard
Temple of the Moon, 2014 Acrylic 30x40 © ak
20101005200324-chasing_beauty_30x40_in
Chasing Beauty, 2010 Acrylic/Canvas 30x40in © ak
20110526221700-ground_zero6
Joshua Tree: Ground Zero, 2011 Acrylic/Canvas 30x40 In.Ak
20101026235354-009
The Pool ---SOLD Tarfest, L.A. Juried Open Winner , 2011 Acrylic/Canvas 36 X 24 X 1 Inches © ak
20110423201543-artgal
Watching Beauty, 2011 Acrylic/Anvas 24x30 © ak
20120615171337-ranch_house
Ranch House, 2012 Acrylic/Canvas 30"X48"
20101105190517-art_slant_file
Safe Compound L.A., 2010 Offered As Exclusive Linited Edition Giclee Archival Print Through Art Slant 30 X 40 Inches © ak
20120224001151-rodeo2
Cowbell the Clown, 2012 36x36in
20120726165914-the_apartment_24x36
The Apartment 2012 Winner L.A. Juried Open , 2010 A/C 24x36 © ak
20120127050658-fishtank2
The Innocent , 2012 Acrylic/Canvas 36"X48" © ak
20181026210100-doom_s_town_desat__1_
Doomstown , 2009 A/C 30x48in © ak
20101005200732-culture_wars_20x27in
Cullture Wars, 2008 Acrylic/Canvas 24x30 In © ak
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L.A. Land, 2007 A/C 24x30in © ak
20101005200419-canyon_country_24x30in
Canyon Moon, 2008 Acrylic/Canvas 24x30in © ak
20110609004250-rip2
The Greatest Generation R.I.P., 2011 Acrylic/Canvas 30x40 © ak
20130702000701-sylvia_white_007
Fish Dance, 2013 A/C 30x40 Inch © ak
20120210165604-dystopia_two
Dystopia, 2010 Acrylic/Canvas 36"X48"
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Dystopia detail, 2008 A/C © ak
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BIAF International, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2013
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Latest novel
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The Voyage, 2011 Acrylic 24x36
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20140319062038-tv_set
Hyper Reality 1st Showcase Winner:, 2014 Acrylic 36x36
20140418055009-city3
Corporate Cathedral, 2013 Acryllic 30"X40"
20140418055023-softserve2
Universal City Walk, 2012 Acrylic 30"X40"
20140418055033-moon
Temple of the Moon, 2014 Acrylic 30"X40"
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Temple of the Moon, 2014 Acrylic 30"X40" © avk
20140507023558-eloi
The Moorlock, 2014 Acrylic 36x48
20140507023756-goggles5
Green Glasses, 2013 Acrylic 30"X48"
20140521191857-lime_green_towel_30x48
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Hale Arts Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. 2014
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20150620193446-1984_sachii
"1984", 2015 Acrylic 36 X 36 X 2 Inches © ak
20150709003806-art_good
Los Angeles Art Show, L.A. Convention Center
20150719155835-entertainment_states_of_america
Entertainment States of America, 2009 Acrylic/Canvas 18" X 24"
20150719160113-resort_town
Resort Town SOLD, 2009 Acrylic/Canvas 18" X 20"
20150728203352-greentowel4
Lime Green Glasses, 2015 Acrylic 30" X 48" © ak
20150728210854-greentowel_sacchi
Lime Green Glasses, 2015 Acrylic/Canvas 30"X48"
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Thousand Oaks Studio 2009
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Hale Arts Gallery Santa Monica 2014
20150826222851-art_poolsit
Waiting for inspiration Thousand Oaks, 2014
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BIAF International Show Seoul, South Korea 2013
20150826223227-art_good
Los Angeles Art Show, L.A. Convention Center
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Quick Facts
Lives in
Los Angeles and Ashland OR.
Works in
hope of accomplishment
Schools
Univ. So Cal---San Diego State Univ, B.Arts
Representing galleries
Singulart Gallery. Paris. Saatchi Gallery, Hale Arts Gallery, Los Angeles.
Tags
landscapes modern, moody surrealism, allegorical figures, social commentary, figurative, landscape, modern
Statement

https://www.singulart.com/en/artist/art-van-kraft-1224

I am a story teller who once used words and now uses paint and canvas. The stories are the same....they tell who we are, and what are we really doing. Dare we look?....

These paintings are American's hidden lives...the things that move us…the things we long for...

I use strong colors and figures to develop an orchestra of images...

I combine the role of the social observer with the skill of an artist to show bold new paintings that peek inside us all...a place we rarely wish to look. The content driven paintings reflect my past sideline job as a News Director for National Public Radio in Southern California."

Representation

Saatchi Art. Santa Monica, Ca.

Singulart Gallery, Paris

Hale Arts Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca,

 

 

Membership

Los Angeles Art Association since 2015.

 

Solo and Group Shows

2018               “Three Art Masters” Ashland Art Center Gallery, Ashland, OR.

2016                "Cross Currents," Saatchi Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.

2015                NEXTGallery Palazzo Somaglia, Piacenza, Italy.

2015                bG Gallery, Bergamot  Station, Santa Monica Ca

2014                Art L.A.,  Los Angeles Convention Center.

2014                Hale Arts Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.

2014                Art/LA, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, Ca. 

2014                L.A. Juried Open, Topanga Canyon Gallery (group show)

2013                Korean National News Gallery, Busan, South Korea

2013                Gallery LVS  Seoul, South Korea

2012                BIAF International  Show  Seoul, South Korea

2012                The 2012 London- Los Angeles Brit Week  Show, Downtown L.A.

2012                 L.A. Juried Open, 2nd Place, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca

2011                 Galerie Rheeway, artist show, 8th Street, Los Angeles, Ca. 

2011                 Art  L.A. Now Southern California  

2011                  L.A. Juried Open, 2nd Place,  Topanga Canyon Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca

2011                 Cal State Channel Islands, Palm Ave. Gallery,  Solo Show

2010                 California State Main Street Gallery, Ventura, Ca.

2009                  Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

2008                  Tarfest, Juried, Curator of Contemporary Art, L.A.C.M.A.

2008                  Pavilion du Val de Grace, Paris

2008                  John Spoor Broome Library, Cal State Channel Islands

 

 

Education

 

1980        University of Southern California .

1982         B.F.A.  San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca.

2008         Post Graduate Fine Art, Cal State University, Channel Islands.

2008         Paris American Academy, Fine Art, Paris. 

 

 

 

"These paintings are Americans hidden lives, the things that move us…the things we long for." A. Van Kraft

Kraft combines the role of the social observer with the skills of an artist to show bold new paintings that peek inside us all....a place he says we rarely wish to look. The content driven paintings reflect his past sideline job as an award winning News Director for National Public Radio in Southern California.

 "Not surprisingly, I paint what I see going on in my world. I call my latest series American's hidden lives. What are the things that move us…the things we long for? I've seen cultural vacuumes where we long for attachment and settle for desire. I’ve also seen people struggling to find meaning in their lives and settling for empty, successes. I feel that if a painting says, 'I have something to do with you,' that's a success".

 

 

 
 

 

All paintings are for sale. Prices range from $1,000 to $3,000.  

 

Contact artist in Los Angeles:

805 495-5862.    email artukraft@msn.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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