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Hiroshi Sato is focused on contemporary realist oil painting. He draws influence from past and present artists including Vermeer, Degas, Andrew Wyeth, Euan Uglow, Hopper and Chuck Close. Sato’s work shows his interest in geometric design principles of the old masters and is currently exploring the simultaneous illusion of form and flatness in space. His goal is to portray, and better understand our various states of consciousness within ourselves through the visual medium.
From the age of three to fourteen he spent his childhood in Tanzania. His exposure to alternate cultures, class, and language has served as a backdrop to his interest in human perception. He enrolled in the fine-arts program at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, graduating with a Bachelors and Masters in Fine Art.
Hiroshi Sato’s work has been featured in various publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur, Juxtapoz Magazine, Visual Art Source and Art Business News Magazine.
Hiroshi says his work is focused on human perception
He was born in Japan and grew up in Tanzania
Was once named as one of the "21 under 31" emerging artist by Southwest art magazine