Who: Greg "Craola" Simkins
What: Pop Surrealist Painter, Drawings and Graffiti
Where: Southern California
Why: I've always loved graffiti and Greg brings that into his creative world from time to time. I also love how he has combined elements from different subject matters whether it is the ocean or birds or past animated characters from well recognised artists. His mastery of the medium and his attention to detail are staggering. There is a raw quality combined with high skill and mind blowing creativity as he brings us into his world one painting at a time.
Medium: Acrylics, Ink and Spray Paint.
Reputation: Well established. Very well known.
Representation: Greg exhibits with the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles and has participated in group exhibits in California, Montreal and Rome.