artisan direct ~ Yuri Elvin

california native

son of artists steve elvin and ana victorson, i was born drawing, all thru my life until i was 23. i quit all art activity for 15 years.... for school.

now i am back as of november 2007 and am catching up with my painting.

within two months of returning, i had illustrated a book on psychology, sold 6 pieces of art, as well as had jumped from 9x12 canvases to 30x60.

ba from ucsb film studies

mfa afi film producing

a member of sag and aftra

living the dream in los angeles

Artist’s Statement
i like to let the area of creation take it upon itself to become.

by not forcing feelings i become a part of the conversation.

  • art squared at pershing square—city of la dept of rec and parks / downtown artist’s project
  • usc fertility
  • higher path holistic care collective—los angeles, california
  • green goddess collective—los angeles, california
  • scoops ice cream
  • illustration
  • midolescence: 26 year-old children —tim chapman, simon & schuster


  • higher path holistic care collective
  • first place artist contest, october 2007
  • first place artist contest, december 2007
  • first place artist contest, march 2008
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