Often beautiful, sometimes mind-boggling, occasionally disturbing, always original - the graphic art of Kaia Nao.
"My artistic training is in the field of realistic painting. The techniques of realism have been developed by artists over many centuries. Many of these techniques are basically tricks of visual deception which are used to make two-dimensional images present the illusion of three-dimensional objects and spaces, illusions of texture, and even suggestions of motion. While painting I have often been amazed at both the subtleties and the limitations of our ability to interpret visual information...."
NAUTILUS - Dont' Get Sick!
Kaia Nao is a pseudonym for the graphic optical art of Joe Hautman who is known for his realistic paintings of wildlife.