Larine Chung is a Seattle based artist painting in the tradition of contemporary realism. Fueled by her unyielding curiosity, Chung's works are rooted in everyday life. Her mixed cultural backgrounds inform her art, lacing her eastern sensibility with the depiction of western motifs, presenting underlying tension of duality merging into oneness. Chung trained in the Aristides Atelier (2006-2009) after receiving her BFA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chung continues to explore the language of painting after graduation with Antony Ryder, Spanish painters Golucho and Antonio Lopez Garcia. Prior to her pursuit in art, Chung majored in Biochemistry and was trained as a classical pianist in her youth. Chung has had 7 solo shows thus far with an upcoming one scheduled to be held in the Chinese University of Hong Kong in spring 2022. She was the recipient of the Waterway fellowship at Studio Escalier, France, Robert DeZordo scholarship and Gregory Robinson Scholarship. Her works has been featured in American Art Collector, Leonardo art guide, (Spain), Manifest Gallery INPA9 and INDA13, King 5 Evening Magazine, Classical King FM, the Stranger, Seattle Chinese Time and Classical Painting Atelier by Aristides. Chung is also the founder of the Eastside Artists Collaborative with the vision of fostering the artistic growth for her local community.

Website: larinechung.com  
Instagram: @larinechung


Paul Rosiak, Seattle Based Artist/Instructor & Aristides Atelier Graduate

Paul Rosiak graduated from the Aristides Classical Drawing and Painting Atelier in 2019, after which he continued studying under artists Anthony Ryder and Joseph McGurl. Before pursuing art, he studied philosophy and literature at Claremont McKenna College. In 2021, he will be attending the Hudson River Fellowship, studying plein air and landscape painting with Jacob Collins, and he will begin teaching national workshops in drawing and painting. His work has been featured in Realism Today, Artists and Illustrators UK, Southwest Art, International Artist, and Plein Air Magazine.

Website: paulrosiakart.com
Instragram: @paulrosiakart

Artwork by Larine Chung & Paul Rosiak

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