Rome, Italy

Philip Ma

$ 3,400.00

"This is the second piece of "Beautiful cities around the world series" completed in 2014. I admire the ancient architecture of Roman buildings, the pebble-paved street and the warm feelings of flowery balcony and cafe. A city of beauty indeed.

Process taken:

(1) Finding images with perspectives and lighting,
(2) Sketch on 8"x11" paper
(3) Enlarge proportionally on to 30"x40" canvas,
(4) Painting with acrylics,
(5) Final touch up and sign."

- Philip Ma

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Philip Ma

Cupertino, CA

"Art provides me the best communication protocol to reach others. Through lines and colors, I found an immeasurable visual expression tool without any other constraints.”

Philip Ma has shown his artistic talents since his childhood. Early on, he discovered that he could better express his thoughts and emotions through art rather than verbal communication. He is extremely sensitive to lines, colors, and perspectives of the environment, able to translate what he observes and how he feels in visual art forms with profound depths and details.

Philip’s artwork is inspired by his multicultural background. Philip describes, “Both my parents are immigrants from Taiwan for over 30 years, and the community I live in is very multi-cultural oriented. I'm very lucky to have this exposure and can embrace the beauty and diversity of different cultures as an artist.” He feels how art is global and timeless, and he aims to reflect that in his own way. He painted a series titled “Beautiful Cities Around the World” to celebrate the unique cultural accents and natural attractions of each place. He finds most satisfaction and tranquility in articulating these cultural stories with his paintbrushes and canvas.

Philip is apart of AbilityPath, an organization that provides support services to individuals with special needs and developmental disabilities in the greater Bay Area. Philip has overcome many obstacles while expanding his art appreciation through private and formal art education. His dedication to the arts arts has earned him recognition from local schools and community. In return, devotes his time to the local library, homeless shelter, and community earth day events. This connection pushes him to create artwork every day with joy and fulfillment.

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Prints by Philip Ma

Crystal Palace, Madrid, Spain
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Palace of Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco
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Rome, Italy
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The Expedition
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Twin Pagoda, Taiwan
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Venice, Italy
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Originals by Philip Ma

Crystal Palace, Madrid, Spain
Philip Ma

Original

Palace of Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco
Philip Ma

Original

Rome, Italy
Philip Ma

Original

Twin Pagoda, Taiwan
Philip Ma

Original

Venice, Italy
Philip Ma

Original

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