Local Realism Artist Debuts Hauntingly Beautiful Cityscapes

Calvin Lai captures San Francisco in a new light with his realism cityscapes.

SAN Francisco, CA April 11, 2017 – Transforming the city's grime through vision, subtlety, and oil paints, realism artist, Calvin Lai, debuts his new cityscapes at Wonderland SF's upcoming group show, “Urban Jungle”. The event will showcase several local artists and will prominently feature a selection of Lai's most recent cityscapes.

A New Interpretation of San Francisco

Based in San Francisco, Lai, is best known for his portraiture and figurative paintings. His style combines classical realism with expressive modern techniques. Now the painter is turning his artistry towards interpreting the environment in which he lives. Guided by a philosophy of finding beauty in the mysterious, Lai’s cityscapes capture the familiarity of a city many know and love while simultaneously provoking a sense of the unknown.

Opening night April 22nd from 6pm - 9pm and running until June 22nd at Wonderland SF, 1266 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. If you would like to connect with the artist, Calvin Lai is available for interviews.