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August 17, 2018

LANDSCAPES INSPIRED BY ‘EARTH MOM’ AT JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Inspired by the colors and movement found in nature, Steve Wang’s landscapes reflect a love for natural and harmonic living. An exhibit of his paintings is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space August 14 – September 13.

Laguna Beach by Steve Wang Laguna Beach by Steve Wang
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“Mr. Wang’s paintings reflect scenes of the stunning natural beauty found in Orange County,” said Orange County Board of Supervisors Chair Andrew Do. “Visitors and residents alike will enjoy these depictions of our magnificent coastline.”

Born to an artist father in China, Steve Wang grew up in Taiwan. His homeland was a place of natural and harmonic living where people carried a deep appreciation of the sounds, scents, colors and movement of nature. The art in Steve Wang’s mind comes from the earth mom, a natural expression of his love for the harmony found in nature.

Steve Wang completed his architectural design bachelor’s degree in Taiwan and did graduate study at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. After a long career as an architectural designer and illustrator, Steve now devotes his energy to the pursuit of fine art. Steve has taught oil painting at Irvine Valley college since 2004.

Steve has won numerous awards and is an active member of:

  • Oil Painters of America
  • Southern California Plein Air Painters Association
  • Orange County Chinese Artists Association

www.stevewangarts.com         Email stevewangarts@gmail.com

To learn more about JWA’s Arts Program, visit www.ocair.com/terminal/artexhibits.

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