Manor Shadian (b. 1931-)
From his childhood he always wanted to paint. As a young boy of 11 or 12 he began to paint Persian miniatures, using only one or two hairs of a paintbrush. When he was a young man, he studied art at the Israel Art Academy. After that, he taught art to both adults and children. Later, coming to New York, he enrolled in the New York Art Student League to expand his knowledge in the field of sculpture.
He is a versatile artist that can work in multiple media; watercolors, oil, mixed media and many other art forms. Manor has visited many countries in Europe and the Middle East. He also lived in the Hawaiian Islands for thirty years. His expertise expanded as he was inspired by the Impressionists, Expressionists, Post. Expressionists and SurreaIists of the 20th century. In many of his earlier works this inspiration has been expressed.
Over the past sixty-five years he has evolved into a master artist. His style is unique. His inspiration from within his spirit, soul, and imagination
His art has sold internationally, and is in many private collections worldwide. He has won prizes for his work in the past.
Today he lives in Prunedale, California.
Information provided by Geraldine Shadian