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Michael Hockman

Michael Hockman was born in Sacramento, California in 1961. The evolution of his paintings began at seventeen when he won first prize in a high school art competition. He finds inspiration in his love for music and history.

Artist Statement

“My work is based on very preliminary approaches to Abstraction. I add elements for days, even weeks, so that accidental characteristics complete each work. My hope is that I might visually seduce the viewer.”