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Mind Portrait

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Skull Beauty Acrylic on Board 9" X 6.5" © Courtesy of the Artist and CoproGallery
Mind Portrait

Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave., #T-5
Santa Monica, CA 90404
May 19th, 2012 - June 9th, 2012
Opening: May 19th, 2012 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.copronason.com/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
santa monica/venice
EMAIL:  
copronason@msn.com
PHONE:  
310.829.2156
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Sat 1-6 PM when we have a show running (holidays & downtime please call to make appointment)

DESCRIPTION

Naoto Hattori's 5th solo show with Copro Gallery is called "Mind Portrait" and is a series of portrait snapshots from deep inside his mind with a bizarre mixture of aliens,strange animals and classical art reinterpreted and rendered in painstaking detail.

Naoto studied graphic design in Tokyo before moving to New York to study at the School of Visual Arts where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration in 2000. As well as painting, he works in editorial, CD and book covers, flyers, posters, skateboard and snowboard design.Hattori has received awards from the Society of Illustrators and the New York Directors Club and has been featured in publications such as Juxtapoz, Spectrum, Airbrush Action, and others.  He has exhibited at numerous galleries across the United States and the world.