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Rene Capone

Rene Capone

Oakland, California // "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, rather than a second-rate version of somebody else" -Judy

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Rene Carol Capone (b. September 22, 1978) is an American painter known for his depiction of the figure with whimsical and mysterious imagery; often used together. He also works with elements from fables stories and myth. A critic once wrote, "Capone's figures in his work appear to be on a deeply personal quest for identity and their place in the world. - Rene whole heartedly agrees.

He attending Parsons School of Design in New York City. Naturally majoring in Fine Arts. Upon completion in 2000 he moved to The San Francisco Bay Area where he currently resides in Oakland.

Private collectors of Capone's work can be found in the United States, Canada, Sweden, England, France, Japan, and the Netherlands. In 2004 Glaxo Smith Kline became his first corporate collector.

He self-published a graphic novel "The Legend of Hedgehog Boy" in 2011, a story about a boy who ventures into the woods to find his identity. Other publishing achievements include: "Stripped: The Illustrated Male" from Bruno Gmunder. Artwork has been featured in RFD Magazine, Blue, XY, The Wilde Literary Journal. In 2015 The Advocate interviewed Rene with cultural critic Adam Sandel. Most recently K-OODI Art Magazine from Helsinki, Finland featured his art in their recent spring issue.

In 2015 Rene had multiple bone replacement procedures. Currently, he is recovering from those surgeries and working on a new art series titled "Zebra Boy - A Celebration of Stripes." This show will be organized in 2016.

 

A Boy Named Faith by Rene Capone

 

Red Snap Dragon Moonset by Rene Capone

 

Trembling Flower by Rene Capone

 

Touch by Rene Capone

 

Melancholy by Rene Capone

 

Archer by Rene Capone

 

Reluctant Grace by Rene Capone

 

Twisting Towards the Light by Rene Capone

 

Kiss and Kill by Rene Capone

 

Youth Hunting Turtles by Rene Capone

 

Blond Boy Version 3 by Rene Capone

 

The Golden Boys Stares Back by Rene Capone

 

Self Portrait 2016 by Rene Capone

 

Chronickles of Zebra Boy by Rene Capone

 

Strength in Blue Stripes, Zebra Boy #6 by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Truth by Rene Capone

 

Zebra In Love by Rene Capone

 

Zebra Boy Ends His Journey by Rene Capone

 

Yellow Swans with Love Potions by Rene Capone

 

Protecting the Zebra Fields by Rene Capone

 

Return of Zebra Boy by Rene Capone

 

Zebra Boy the Lost Gold Drawing by Rene Capone

 

Zebra Boy at Dawn by Rene Capone

 

Zebra Boy Battle Wounds by Rene Capone

 

Sewn Up Teddy Bear by Rene Capone

 

Sword of Protection by Rene Capone

 

All American Boy by Rene Capone

 

Undressed Male Figure from Europe by Rene Capone

 

Beautiul Child Like Victum by Rene Capone

 

Tremble by Rene Capone

 

Stag Antlers Version by Rene Capone

 

Between Stripes by Rene Capone

 

Two Boys by Rene Capone

 

Resting Angel by Rene Capone

 

Golden Boy Version 1 by Rene Capone

 

Standig on a Cold Beach with Hesitation by Rene Capone

 

Surrender or Sacrifice by Rene Capone

 

Dangerous Boys and Attraction by Rene Capone

 

The Blond Bomber by Rene Capone

 

Growing Pains Zebra Boy by Rene Capone

 

Love Hurts and Even Zebra's Fall Down by Rene Capone

 

Time and Changing Seasons by Rene Capone

 

California Boy by Rene Capone

 

Dorian Gray by Rene Capone

 

Naked Bare Truth by Rene Capone

 

Seduction of Stripes by Rene Capone

 

Currents by Rene Capone

 

If You Believe In Magic by Rene Capone