Tina TataiKahn Galleries' Artists -Tina Tatai
Leaving a successful career as a graphic designer on the U.S. Mainland, Tina Tatai
life to Hawaii for a one-year sabbatical to resume a relationship with her
first love - painting.Tina Tatai, was born in Ohio where her passion for creativity began at a very early age.Primarily a self-taught artist, she completed her first professional landscape in oils at age nine, accepted commissions for her portraiture work and began illustrating the various scenes of life surrounding her.At twelve years of age, Tina Tatai studied drawing and fine art disciplines in advanced courses at The Cooper School, The Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Museum of Art.Tina Tatai began a professional career in the commercial world of art as a graphic designer/illustrator in Cleveland and later Chicago.She
fine art drawing and painting full time once again when she
set up her
studio on the gentle foothills of the Wainae Mountains of Oahu.After leaving her
island paradise in 1997, Tina
studio in the artist community of Southern California.
Referring to photographic studies taken during her
15 years of travels and incorporating computer graphics programs to help visualize compositions and color, her
realistic images portray the beauty, the awesome power and the essence of nature.
..."Hawaiian Time" by Tina Tatai
..."Kona Fire" by Tina Tatai
..."Night Calls Little Palm" by Tina Tatai
..."Under the Palm" by Tina Tatai
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