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I see original and even unique ideas
Very unique style. Whimsical and fun. Great work.
I love your style man, it is simply beautiful to me. I love the emotion and passion I feel behind your work.
great stuff very interesting and inspiring
B R I L L I A N T !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!! !! !
Marvellous atmosphere. Great detail...
I love your work! Such energy in expression and the feeling of Love in alot of your pieces is overwhelming. What you are achieving here is more than pleasure on the eye, you are touching the soul! Not much of that out there! Keep it up forever! I hope it gives you as much pleasure as it gives!
Plus, my nephew is Taiyo too!!
wow, I am deeply impressed!
thanks for your thoughtful comment Taiyo...the autobiographical element in your work is inspiring! :)
hi, you have a unique take on pop art/culture, these are very good.
great work - I really like the extended naratives which they evoke in my mind
Very interesting artist... Bravo!
It seems to be in a fairy tale! I like your works very much
some draughtsman !!
Well done !!
If I were speechless... it would sound something like HOW WONDERFUL!!!
Oh my god. I saw your work at the Blue Spiral in Asheville recently and was very impressed with your art. How about if I buy you breakfast some time so we can get to talk about the art scene in Asheville.
impressive gallery, you have an interesting style and are great at composition
These are cool. I like that you're in them.
I like yours complete style and technik... very much very well...
wonderful and full colorful,your works..
me encanta tu trabajo, hay tanta magia en las expresiones. saludos.
I m impressed by your new look
ive seen earthlings in juxtapoz online, i love your art :)
Wow, amazing work!
Your work is an incredible mix! It's got the bright clean lines that seems somehow manga inspired, a super stylish punky edge and a wonderful realism that lets me relate to every image. Wonderful stuff!
i saw you on juxtapoz as well -- great work and well deserved!
I just saw your feature on the Juxtapoz magazine site. Congratulations!!!!
Impressive imformative works!
Thank you Taiyo, You are a hell of a young artist, and it is an honor to get to know you.
This stuff is great. I will be stopping by often.
Excellent art works !! very nice style ..I wish you all the best my friend.
gran trabajo me maravilla
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Taiyo la Paix
Asheville, NC, USA
1971 Born in Philadelphia, spent childhood in Kyoto, Japan.
1990 Grad. Phillips Academy, Andover, where I studied painting with Chris Cook, former curator of the Addison Gallery of American Art.
1994 BA in Art, Middlebury College, cum laude.
2001 Started painting professionally.
I currently live and work in Asheville, NC.
Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC; John Cram, owner; Jordan Ahlers, director; 2009. www.bluespiral1.com
Flood Gallery Fine Art Center, Asheville, NC, Andrew Prieto, curator, 2007.
Flood Gallery Fine Art Center, Asheville, NC, Jolene Mechanic, director, 2008.
Art Basel-Miami, Gen Art Vanguard New Contemporary Art Fair, Satellite Gallery at the Charcoal Studios, Miami, FL, 2008, Bill Thompson, director.
Crazians, World of Wonder Storefront Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2008, Moye Ishimoto, curator.
Projekt30, juried online exhibition, 2008.
New x 3, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC, Jordan Ahlers, director, 2008.
Make It New, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, Ron Platt, juror, 2007.
The Laurel of Asheville, 10/2009, “Works of TAIYO LA PAIX.” http://thelaurelofasheville.com/1009/page.php?id=010
Mountain Xpress, 09/30/2009, "Plastic with purpose: Taiyo la Paix's fluffy, shiny paintings reveal deeper meanings," by Alli Marshall. http://www.mountainx.com/ae/2009/093009plastic_with_purpose
Studio Visit, 2008.
Asheville Citizen Times, 06/22/2008, by Paul Clark.
Juxtapoz.com, Reader Art, 03/04/08.
Mountain Xpress, 02/13/2008, "The art of obsession," by Connie Bostic. http://www.mountainx.com/ae/2008/021308bluespiral
Rapid River, 01/2008, by Marcianne Miller. www.rapidrivermagazine.com
Mountain Xpress, 06/13/2007, "To each his own muse," by Connie Bostic. http://www.mountainx.com/ae/2007/061307taiyolapaix/
Mountain Xpress, 04/25/2007, "Salon of the progressive," by Connie Bostic. http://www.mountainx.com/ae/2007/042507salon/
Hendersonville News, 04/01/2007, by Ted McIrvine. http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20070401/NEWS/704010305
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