Artist: Paul Chatem Born ( 1974 – ) America

Titled: “Burger Beware,”
Signed & dated 2006 verso
Medium: acrylic on wood panel
History: label Verso (The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco CA)
Measures:23.25″h x 24.25″w
Farhat Art Museum Collection

Paul Chatem

Paul Chatem was born in Washington State and is currently living and working in the Los Angeles area. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration from the Kansas City Art Institute, Paul has worked as a commercial illustrator and artistic director in the entertainment industry. Drawing from creative influences as diverse as Dock Boggs, Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs, John Fante, as well as artists such as Jim Woodring and Al Columbia, Paul’s works are notable in their emphasis on narrative structure and story telling ability.

His art works have been shown at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, Blue Bottle Gallery in Seattle, WA, and The Unknown Gallery in Salt Lake City, Utah. “It Tastes Like Whiskey” at Black Maria will be his first solo show.

Black Maria Gallery is located at 3137 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12PM-6PM and by appointment.

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