is an American artist in the genre of Fantastic Realism. Specializing in creating complex artistic installations, his work has been described as “a study in timelessness and intricacies, reminiscent of lost civilizations, deities and ruins – perfectly preserved.”Kuksi’s work has been displayed at more than 100 exhibitions worldwide, including satellite art fairs of Art Basel, Pulse (Los Angeles and Miami) and Scope (Basel and Miami), Liste Köln during the Cologne Art Fair in Germany and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in the juried show “The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition.”Kuksi attained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Painting in 1998 from Fort Hays State University, Hays in Kansas. He then completed a seminar on Studio Painting at Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy in 2001 and was subsequently awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Painting from Fort Hays State University in 2002. Kuksi has also completed seminars in “Old Masters – New Visions” in Austria and Germany, in 2002 and 2005 respectively.
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