Visual Arts

Studio Shots: Ravi Zupa

Ravi Zupa is an unschooled artist. Yet he's bright and searching and far from uneducated, and he surely channels an old soul; Ravi credits his mother, an art teacher, with providing him with artist tools and the freedom to do with them as he pleased while he was growing up. His first love is for drawing, and his skill as a draftsman is exacting and spooky. Ravi learned to draw in a living classroom that never closes shop, culling inspiration for his spiritually infused historic and religious imagery from book after book after book. But what Ravi Zupa really wants to learn now is how to loosen up.
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