Nude Figure Drawing
Sunday, 12th August, 1-4pm
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Miguel Angel Reyes
Our Drawing Workshop Coordinator: Miguel Angel Reyes
Miguel Angel Reyes was born September 29th, 1964 in Colima, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States in 1975. He has consistently been a prolific artist since graduating from Oits Parsons school of design in 1987 with a BFA in fine art.
Miguel is a Los Angeles – based portrait and figurative painter, muralist, printmaker and illustrator. Miguel incorporates expressionist brushwork and a saturated palette in celebration of the classic latin tradition. Miguel’s accomplishments as a photographer informs the way he creates paintings and prints. When not working from life, Miguel begins by shooting his own photographs on the street, clubs, in studio and elsewhere. Whether working from life or photos, his pieces always create an intimate connection between subject and viewer.
His art has been exhibited throughout the U.S including – Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Alaska. Miguel has created murals for the Los Angeles MTA, and bus ad campaign for LA County Office of AIDS – AIDS/Living Responsibly campaign. Miguel’s work is in the collections of LACMA print collections, Laguna Art Museum, Watts Towers Arts Center, University of Austin, TX, and Fine Arts gallery Museum, Chicago.
Miguel’s clients include – Genre, Flaunt, Guess Jeans, Forest Witaker, Tom Skerritt, Davis Factor, Luis Barajas and Jim Turner. Miguel has been the recipient of the 2001 CSW Artists of the Year, 2000 WEHO Awards/Artist, 1998 VIVA Arts Award and the 1992 VOGUE/SOTHEBY’S Cecil Beaton Award.
Miguel’s artwork has been published in LA Times magazine, Blue, Chicano and Latino Artist of Los Angeles, and Saludos Hispanos magazine.