oil, oxidation, & gold leaf on canvas
5 x 5 inches
With over 200 successful exhibitions and an unconventional background, Paul Zepeda is an insightful and experienced professional artist. He focuses on the sensual nature of art, aiming to depict the complex beauty of life through a combination of color, texture, and symbolism. His work has been exhibited in institutions such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Museo Maya del Mundo in Merida, Mexico and has been cited in major publications including Forbes, The New York Times, CNN and BBC World News as well as works of music and film including the 2014 Cannes Film Festival SFC Official Selection “Color Thief”.
Utilizing a highly distinctive style he began to develop at a young age, Paul first exhibited professionally at 15. After years of creating throughout the country he returned to his home town of Albuquerque and graduated from the University of New Mexico. During that time he continued to show in art fairs and galleries, and his talents were also tapped for renowned architectural designers and the award-winning television series Breaking Bad. Shortly thereafter, the artist moved his practice to New York in order to increase his access to global markets, and he has subsequently created original works for residential and commercial clients including W Hotels, Samsung, and Red Bull, as well as numerous global charities.
Never content to stop learning and growing, Paul continues to develop strategic partnerships and innovative material uses and methods of presenting ideas. His collaborations with designers, tastemakers, and fellow artists have resulted in captivating presentations and live painting exhibitions at packed venues in New York, Las Vegas and around the globe. The artist enjoys drawing on his extensive creative experience to bring his client’s ideas to life through one of a kind commissioned artworks and unique social events.