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Sergio Lopez, 1983 | Landscape / Figurative painter

San Francisco Bay Area based Fine Artist Sergio Lopez specializes in Plein air and innovative figure paintings, oil Landscapes and Contemporary Figures, gouache paintings and charcoal drawings.
Sergio Lopez is a graduate of the Academy of Art in San Francisco – and is an exemplary painter in a variety of mediums.

His artistic knowledge ballooned when he discovered his love of oil painting and charcoal drawing.
He filled sketchbook after sketchbook with observations from life as well as drawings from his imagination.
The Golden Age illustrators, Bravura painters, contemporary artists, concept designers, graffiti writers, and photographers have been some of his strongest influences in his pursuit of painting.

He continues to study by visiting museums and observing the Great Masters, which he strives to learn lessons of beauty from.
His paintings of female figures are unique and arresting.
They have been soaring in popularity since they first began appearing in publications such as Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, Spectrum, Bluecanvas, and more online publications than are fit to list here.

He has even been selected twice as a finalist for the Art Renewal Center’s prestigious yearly Salon.

Sergio especially enjoys discovering new vistas, setting up his easel, and creating a piece on the spot.
He believes there is no better way to discover the truth and essence of a scene than by standing before it and studying it carefully.
Sergio is a native of Sonoma County.
He finds the area ever-inspiring, and never ceases to find a new gorgeous area no matter how often he explores.