Aaron Kraten

Aaron Kraten
Cherry Blossom
Mixed media, 2013
24 x 14 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $425
Starting bid: $225
Minimum bid increment: $25

About the artist
A self-taught artist, Aaron Kraten grew up in Huntington Beach, California. During his formative years he began drawing in hundred-page sketchbooks, a practice he continues to this day. He is a mixed media artist, using found objects and non-traditional paint media. He prefers to use his hands to work directly with the paint, giving a textured quality to the work, never using brushes.

About the work
“My art has a strong pop culture and graffiti influence. I really dig incorporating my surroundings into the finished pieces. I don’t use brushes and most of my methods are unconventional …” -Aaron Kraten

Selected exhibitions

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012
  • Wax Poetic Gallery, Burbank, California, 2008
  • Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, 2006

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