Saratoga Sake, born in 1969 in El Paso, Texas, two-time EMMY award winning artist Sake, began his art career with inspiration from New York City’s subway graffiti. In 1982, Sake became one of the first graffiti artists in California. Sake, the last in a long line of nom de plume, with his stylized lettering and characters inspired hundreds of kids across San Diego County to pick up the spray can as a medium to create art. Sake’s reputation as a serious artist grew out of respect for his technical skill, creating his first portrait with spray painting 1986. In 1991 he won two EMMY awards for his spray paint work for the FOX network. Sake Recently had a mural in the San Diego Museum of Art that was displayed for 3 years. Sake has been featured in numerous magazines, TV appearances and newspapers around the globe. Sake has been recently featured in two books, History of American Graffiti and Skullface. The artist currently lives in East County with his two kids and wife Chef Stacey Poon-Kinney Star of Food Network.
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