Skye Becker-Yamakawa - "The Lost Mermaid"
Artist: Skye Becker-Yamakawa
Title: The Lost Mermaid
Medium: Acrylic on Wood
Dimensions: 8"x 10"
Bio: Northern California artist Skye Becker-Yamakawa was born in the Bay Area in 1974. She grew up in the Los Trancos Woods of Portola Valley surrounded by a wealth of inspiration. Skye spent her days playing with her pets, exploring nature, looking at comic books, and learning how to draw and create art.
Skye took any and all art classes available in high school and went on to San Jose State to study art. She has been painting and doing her own art for over fifteen years. She lives and breathes art and is constantly studying and growing as an artist. Skye draws upon her environment, dreams, and her childhood for inspiration.
Skye’s work is celebrated and supported by many art collectors around the world. She has shown in the Los Gatos Art Museum and different galleries across California. Skye was involved with the Pacific Art League for over 7 years, participating in juried shows and earning ribbons.
Skye has recently exhibited her work at FE Gallery in Sacramento (CA), Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles (CA), La Luz De Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles (CA), Swoon Gallery in Los Angeles (CA), Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek (CA), Secessions Art Gallery in San Francisco (CA), Picture This Gallery in Long Beach (CA), and Sally Centrigrade in Lakewood (CO), Gristle Gallery in Brooklyn (NY). She has upcoming shows in Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Diego.