ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA.
STYLE: Industrial/urban contemporary.
INSPIRATION FOR YOUR WINNING PAINTING: That big pointy building.
SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: Musician. I play the drums.
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: Work hard.
CREATIVE SPARK: Construction cranes, architecture, and the way light affects them.
ONE THING MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU: One time I saved the planet earth from complete and total destruction.
BIGGEST FEAR: Being one of those artists who starve their whole lives, only to become famous after death.
PET PEEVE: Making mistakes while being hungry.
FUTURE GOALS: To make a living from my art and to travel all over.
PRICE RANGE: $100 to $1,200.
REPRESENTATION: Arata Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA; STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA; www.leobugel.com.
Featured in September 2011.