This is a fine art quality, archival print mounted with Ph neutral adhesive on salvaged scrap wood. The wood is approx 1" thick. The image depicts the Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco.
It has been coated with three layers of a clear matte permanent, protective coating, but do be mindful of the damage excessive sunlight or moisture may cause.
The original is drawn with graphite and painted with Acryla-Gouache on scrap pressboard.
This print is on the lovely Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper with Matte finish. This paper is archival grade and acid-free.
Illustrations and photography © Chantal deFelice
Purchase of print does not entitle buyer to reproduction rights.
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Leilani Bustamante was born in Santa Rosa California and is a graduate of the Academy of Art University. She grew up between the suburban sprawl and rural Fort Bragg, where she draws inspiration from their simultaneous decay and growth. Her work often voices themes of mortality exploring elements of death, rebirth, beauty and spoil, the loveliness of the macabre and the mournful influence of osteological motifs. She currently resides in San Francisco.
Sheri DeBow creates emotive and intricate dolls and sculptures from clay and various mixed media materials. Never using molds or taking shortcuts, each piece is a unique result of meticulous creation. As a student, she worked and studied under sculptor Franco Vianello, Phil Cornelius, Michael Maday, Professor Sakaguchi, Richard Carter and Sensei Kusakabe. She now works as a full-time artist and mom to five children in California’s Napa Valley. Sheri DeBow’s work has been published in Art Doll Quarterly, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, and PolymerCAFÉ Magazine. Her dolls are also featured characters on NBC’s hit show, Grimm.
A Southern California native, Emilio Villalba received his BFA from the Art Institute of California in 2006, and his MFA in Painting from the Academy of Art University in 2011. He currently lives in San Francisco where he teaches at the Art Institute of California and Cogswell College.