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Rene Capone

Rene Capone

"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.

 

Silver Striped and Justified by Rene Capone

 

Admitting Our Falls by Rene Capone

 

Two of Swords by Rene Capone

 

Love Metaphor - Drift by Rene Capone

 

Boy Looking For Truth by Rene Capone

 

Fountain by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Patience by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Persistence by Rene Capone

 

Green and White Light by Rene Capone

 

Stag by Rene Capone

 

Yellow Cigarette by Rene Capone

 

Love or Money by Rene Capone

 

Light My Way by Rene Capone

 

Bright Silence by Rene Capone

 

Mr. Pennyworth by Rene Capone

 

Golden Gate Light by Rene Capone

 

Fountain Full of Blood by Rene Capone

 

After Midnight by Rene Capone

 

Splash of Blue by Rene Capone

 

Sewn Up Teddy Bear by Rene Capone

 

I Dreamed About You Loving Me by Rene Capone

 

Magic Teddy Bear Frank by Rene Capone

 

Black Swan by Rene Capone

 

Aquatic Dreams by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Wind by Rene Capone

 

Suspension #1 by Rene Capone

 

Even Monsters Have To Sleep by Rene Capone

 

Under Lying Currents by Rene Capone

 

Red Jewels by Rene Capone

 

Chill by Rene Capone

 

Tremble by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Silence by Rene Capone

 

Broken Languages by Rene Capone

 

Springs Eternal Love Affair with the Ice Prince by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Stubborn by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Shadow by Rene Capone

 

A Boy Named Sideways by Rene Capone

 

Love and Danger by Rene Capone

 

Chrysalis by Rene Capone

 

Steal Your Crown by Rene Capone

 

Before and After by Rene Capone

 

Centerfold by Rene Capone

 

Safety by Rene Capone

 

Candle Lit Girl by Rene Capone

 

Broken Clocks by Rene Capone

 

To Kill A Dead Boy by Rene Capone

 

Boy With Vertical Lines by Rene Capone

 

Loves Discovery by Rene Capone