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Artist Kaz Umezono


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Biography


Kaz was born in Osaka, Japan and moved to Colorado in 1990.  Studies at the Art Students League of Denver since 2004 and has been studying with Ron Hicks. 
 
Selected Art Exhibitions: 
2015 Oil Painters of America Salon Show
2015 Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition
2014 Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition
2013 Oil Painters of America Salon Show
2012 Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio Texas
2011 Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio Texas
2008 Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio Texas
 
Memberships:
Oil Painters of America
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Shawl by artist Kaz Umezono
(Oil)
 
Artist Kaz Umezono is dedicated to the art of oil painting. His figure paintings offer a timeless sense of sophistication. Additionally, Kaz devotes time to landscape, seascape and still life painting. Each painting is marked by an intriguing level of visual storytelling. 
 

After Storm at Shem Creek by artist Kaz Umezono
(Oil)
 
Kaz Umezono offered the following statement about his direction as an artist: "Beauty is everywhere. It is the job of the artist to express beauty on canvas. From what I've learned, I believe that paintings are the direct result of the capability of how an artist views his or her world. I am striving to improve my ability to see and create unique works that are interesting -- works that capture movement and tell stories [...]

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