Dec 20, 2013

Featured Artist | Lui Shtini

Lui Shtini is an Albanian artist living in New York. Born in 1978 in Kavajë, he got his BFA at the Academy of Arts in Tirana shortly before leaving for US in 2000. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2007 and received a NYFA Painting Fellowship in 2010. To learn more about the artist and his work, make sure to read this interview he did for coolhunting

"Cotton Fro", Oil on board, 20 1/2" x16 1/2", 2013
via Kate Werble

His third solo exhibit “Face Paintings” is currently showing at Kate Werble Gallery. A review of his work can be found in the NYTimes.
"Homer", Pencil on paper, 14"x11", 2011
via luishtini.com

His previous two shows were at the Van de Weghe Fine Art Gallery, “The Matter of an Uncertain Future” (2013) and New Paintings (2009).

"Untitled (burned bed)", oil on canvas, 50"x60", 2009
via luishtini.com

So, if you're in New York City this holiday season, make sure to check it out (until January 4, 2014).

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