|Oscar Araripe is a new vision of California. Self-taught, as far as anyone can be, Araripe was born in Brazil but was welcomed with open arms in the USA.
Araripe has collectors and admirers in 47 countries. Has had over 100 exhibitions. He’s unique in 3 novelties: the only one to paint on synthetic canvas; to use ink-markers on paintings and to show his works outdoors to the public at large, resembling marble, defying rain and wind.
See www.oscarararipe.com.br (English and Portuguese site)