Hai (b. 1989)
A passionate a multi-talented visual artist and educator, illustrator, musician, and martial arts expert, Hai began his studies in 2010 at Japanese art school Small Art School in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Hai’s skillset is widely varied but he mainly works in oil, watercolor, and hand-cut paper. He is an admirer of both eastern and western artistic traditions and both of these influences can be seen in his unique aesthetic. His mixed-media works tap into the dual mystique of nature and humanity and showcase the knowledge and skills he has developed throughout his more than nine years as an art student. He is currently studying architecture at Bright Future University in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Hai’s dream is to share his love for the arts to underprivileged children in Cambodia through arts education.