Born in Japan in 1975, Naoto Hattori moved to NYC to study in the School of Visial Arts where he recieved a BFA in 2000. Athough his dreamlike work vaires in size, his minature bijou paintings have given him even more notice. The large a perfectly matched frames compliment the surreal, odd, sometimes-creepy and other-times trippy creatures. The painting above, "BABY DRAGON 04"
2 x 2.8 inches (frame size 4.3 x 5 inches) Acrylic on board is SOLD, but his other work can be seen in galleries across the nation as well as on his website below.
As of October 2016, I intended to use this blog as an accompaniment to my Facebook page and Instagram page. On this blog I post information and updates about my work as well as once a month I highlighted an artist whose work I like (I stopped doing this when I opened my gallery www.GalleryBlueDoor.com). As of March 2017, I began posting a monthly Story Entry with an accompanying illustration of mine. In mid-2019 I took a break from this, but it will resume.