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THE LAUNCH ISSUE 1: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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INSPIRATION @ WORK The mission of the gallery is to emphasize the value of art as inspiration for our work; introduce a variety of diverse forms of creative making and thinking, and foster a culture of engagement with our communities by showcasing local art and artists. The Los Angeles Office’s proximity to the Arts District, and San Diego’s rich multicultural community as a border city make for great sources of creative and artistic energy.


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A BIT ABOUT THE ARTIST... Aaron Chang is an American-born artist, known for the design of where we live and work) Aaron’s art is his exceptional ocean photography and stunning aligned with the concepts that focus on the energy visual art. An internationally acclaimed artist, Chang and power of the ocean. has collectors all over the world and his work has been published in hundreds of books and magazines. Respected as a creative force who helped visually define the sport of surfing, Aaron spent 25 years as a senior photographer at Surfing magazine, traveling to the far reaches of the globe. During this time, Chang set new standards for modern ocean photography. Aaron’s new direction melds the abstract and reality genres in the ocean realm, resulting in the viewer connecting with nature in a deep and fundamental way. Aaron continues to create pieces for commercial development companies, including 2 mixed media sculptures commissioned in 2016 by the health care industry. One piece spans 10’ wide x 15’ high. It is a lenticular image of a wave that’s breaking as the viewer moves alongside the piece. With the trend toward biophilic design (bringing the connection with nature into


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“My teaam annd I haave beenn learning a lot lateely abbout the kind of arrt that heals. According to stuudies, the universal elemennts for an image to be considerred beautiful are open spacees of nature witth grass, trrees, and skky. Whhen water is introduced, the deesirabillity of thee image skyrockeets!� - Aaron Chang


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“Aaron’s intuitive sense for photos that convey the healing and restorative properties of nature, play a pivotal role in heaalingg ouur patientts and trannsforming how healtth care is delivvered at Shharp Chula Vista.” - Jon Crucitt, Sharp Hosppital, Sennioor Projject Manager


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Recently, corporate commercial developer, American Assets Trust, purchased art for their La Jolla Building. They were so happy with the transformation of their office building lobby, they decided to commission Aaron to capture the beauty of the Pacific Northwest for their premiere new office building in Bellevue, Washington. The result was stunning! Aaron’s fresh take on city life in Seattle, melded with the emerald beauty of the forests was unlike anything they have ever seen.


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“One of my favorite things about photography is that you never know what you’re going to get. Every wave is a work of art. With still photographs, we can freeze a fleeting moment and enjoy it forever.” - Aaron Chang

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CONTACT THE ARTIST

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AARON CHANG

SAN DIEGO

Artist

225 Broadway

w: http://aaronchang.com

Suite 1320

e: aaron@aaronchang.com

San Diego, California 92101 p: 619.329.6600


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Issue 1: Digital Photography with Aaron Chang

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Issue 1: Digital Photography with Aaron Chang

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