Alex Achaval

B. 1986
Alex Achaval is a self-taught contemporary portrait painter/mixed media artist.
He has participated in more than 30 group or solo exhibitions in Australia, Miami, Los Angeles and the Seattle and Washington area. His recent and most recognizable work is a mix of oil and acrylic portraiture combined with unordinary objects incorporated onto the piece itself. For example his signature series of “paintbrush girls” consists of classic bristle brushes placed in the middle of the figures faces and painted over. He is currently living and working in Seattle, WA where you can find him painting in his gallery/open studio “Artificial Gallery” at Pike Place Market.