Joel Nakamura’s blend of folk art and personal iconographic forms are rendered in a neo-primitive technique inspired by Native peoples from around the world and painted on tin panels. Joel is often selected for commissions that feature his extensive knowledge of tribal art and mythology. And his bright in color assemblages have been featured at Art Basel in Miami and many art exhibitions curated by Mark Murphy, (over the past 14 years). Joel will also be a featured artist during the Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair September 2 - 5.
Joel Nakamura is originally from Los Angeles and resides with his family in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For more information on Joel please visit www.joelnakamura.com.
“Tako Niwa” by Joel Nakamura opens at the Subtext Gallery in San Diego on Friday, May 7 from 6 – 10 pm featuring a reception with Joel. In addition, Subtext Gallery will feature Joel’s latest from May 7 – June 6, 2010. If you are interested in acquisitions or would like to see the exhibition after opening night please contact 619.546.8800. Subtext is located in Little Italy at 2479 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA, 92101.