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Arthur Pina Overview

  • Name Arthur Pina
  • Identity Male
  • About Me Born in the year 1943 and raised in the United States Arthur Spencer Pina de Alba has always been passionately involved in the arts. Upon completion of his studies at the top rated Shaker Heights High School, Arthur was awarded the coveted "National Arts Award" in New York along with three Gold Key Awards. Having obtained a scholarship,Arthur continued his studies at the prestigious Chounard Academy,then to the California Institute of the Arts where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After college he established an all-encompassing fine arts production company. His multi-media enterprise provided business and to private parties design and large scale murals, sculptures,and trompe l'oeil,as well as illustrations and storyboards for the film industry. Arthur's endeavors also included album cover artwork art direction on such documentaries as Gravity is my Enemy and "Conquistadores" narrrated by Orson Welles. Through the movie industry he had as clients Desi Arnez jr, and fashion designer Richard Blackwell. During his time in Los Angles Arthur held successful solo exhibitions at the Crest Gallery in Beverly Hills and the Ryder Gallery. Arthur desiring a change of culture,and driven to expand his horizons Arthur moved to Paris France where he immediately made his mark at the Academy Royal de Paris established by the family of Christofle, and A.P.S.D "Association des Peintres et Sculpteures de la Danse" In Paris, Arthur became the Art Director for CLICK magazine devoted to fashion and photography. He also produced video clips and worked at the publicity dept at Studio Puteaux. By appointment of the director of the "Ballet de Opera" in Paris was the only artist given the exceptional privilege to paint and sculpt Rudolf Nureyev and Patrick Dupont and the ballerinas and belletomes of the opera house. ......Arthur currently resides on the Cote d'Azur where he continues to paint and sculpt in bronze and other matereals , He now paints on his Ipad and prints his work on special paper and canvass. Inspired by David Hockney and his Ipad art as seen at the Royal Academy of London. Arthur travels everywhere with his Ipad and paints throuhout Europe. His past exibitions include 'Gallery Christi Couderc"paris 5em,Gallery Michel de Kerdour,Juan les Pins, Galerie Gaberille Fligans,Monaco. Private collection Prince Rainier of Monaco. He exhibits his work on Saatchi Gallery on line

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