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Homer Shew

Born in 1990


The American-born Asian artist Homer Shew intends to make a series of portraits to paint every Asian American he encounters in the U.S. His portraits are characterized by their intimate, textured nature and rich and deeply contextualized view of the emotions and experiences of his subjects. Rather than being estranged, the portraits are infused with sincerity and complexity, transcending the current climate of heightened racial tensions and touching on broader human experiences relevant to conte...Read more