Donald Yatomi: New Paintings at A Gallery
Artist Reception: July 19, 6-8 pm
Exhibition runs: July 16 – August 17
Salt Lake City
“A” Gallery / Allen+Alan Fine Art
1321 South 2100 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
Donald Yatomi is an oil painter best known for his contemporary urban themes.
Born in Okinawa, Japan, Donald has been painting for over 30 years. He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a BFA in Painting before attending the prestigious Art Center College of Design, where he graduated with a second BFA in Illustration with distinction.
Donald’s love for contemporary realism and urban themes show through in his paintings where he strives to capture the raw beauty of the modern, industrial form. His preferred medium is oil.
When in the studio, his preferred background music is metal.
His main influences are Chuck Close,
Willen DeKooning, and Antoni Tapies.
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