Jennifer Gennari, Jim Haller & Steve Ko – Realism Art Exhibition

2014 Realism Art Exhibition –

Steve Ko – Lewisville, TX

Steve Ko is an internationally known portrait artist and a teacher 
who is driven by an incredible passion for creating art works in 
old master’s style such as John Singer Sargent.  His works are 
often noted for their unique style, elegance, and technique.

Steve has developed his artistic ability at Art Center College of
 in California under the guidance of masters such as 
Burne Hogarth, Harry Carmean, Gary Meyer, and Steve Huston.  

His use of vibrant colors and unique brush strokes makes his 
work an excellent choice for a wide range of projects and 

Steve is accomplished in using traditional methods as well as 
modern technique.  His first picture book – “The Wherewolf?” – 
reveals his talents well.

With years of experience, Steve promises to make your portrait 
painting something to be treasured for generations to come.

Steve is a member of Portrait Society of America and lives in Dallas, 
Texas with his wife, Hanna, his beautiful two sons, and a little princess Ariel.

Title:I come to You Medium: Oil on canvas Size:36x48"
Title: I come to You
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 36×48″

Jim Haller – Berryville, VA

There were 3 big moments in my life that determined the type of artist I was going to be…

At the age of 9, I started reading Comic Books, and realized that all I wanted to do was create.

At the age of 15, I discovered Salvador Dali, and my art career began.

At the age of 23, I started to have a few health problems. That became my inspiration.

My work mostly acts as a diary. The things that I don’t like about myself, my fears, my obsessions…those are things that come out in my art. It is very therapeutic and gives me an opportunity to create just honest art. I work mostly with Pen & Ink. My stippling technique (creating images with repetitive dots) is almost meditative and seems appropriate for the subjects that I work with. My images are then stained with a variety of wood stains and varnish, which gives them an old, antique, and maybe forgotten-about look.

Title:3 Medium:	Ink & Wood Stain Size:	8"x15"
Title: 3
Medium: Ink & Wood Stain
Size: 8″x15″
Title:Oh, btw...You'll Never Escape Medium:	Ink & Wood Stain Size:	20" x 27"
Title: Oh, btw…You’ll Never Escape
Medium: Ink & Wood Stain
Size: 20″ x 27″

Jennifer Gennari – Brooklyn, NY

Title:Pulse Medium:	oil on linen Size:	62x34
Title: Pulse
Medium: oil on linen
Size: 62×34
Title:Autumn Nest Medium:	oil on wood Size:	64x20
Title: Autumn Nest
Medium: oil on wood
Size: 64×20


2 thoughts on “Jennifer Gennari, Jim Haller & Steve Ko – Realism Art Exhibition

  1. Jim Haller gets my vote out of this lot. I HATE, by the way, having to differentiate between artists within one post. Have I said that ? – alas, I have.

  2. M-R – I understand your frustration, but that’s how we have it set up for the artists. If they submit 1-2 works of art they will normally have to share a page with another artist. If they submit 5 works of art they get their own page.

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