About the artist:
Charles Accardi received his BA from California State University Dominguez Hills and his MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts (University of Norwich). His work has garnered awards in juried shows at Topanga Canyon Gallery and the Blooming Arts Festival in North Carolina. He has exhibited at TAG gallery (Santa Monica), Torrance Art Museum, T-W Wood (Vermont), Barnsdell Park (Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery), Palos Verdes Art Center, CIAO Art Gallery (Wyoming), Honda Art Center Pasadena, Rosenthal Gallery (Fayetteville, North Carolina), Harte-Witzen Gallery (North Carolina) and Visio-Aids in New York City. In recent years he has been a core artist on the Artist Studio Tour in Topanga, celebrating his "Spacial Empathy" series of oil paintings of people in their environment as well as smaller paintings inspired by Bali statues of Buddha, featured at Jalan Jalan imports in the canyon.