Artist – Saratoga Sake, who also painted the Ramona “1938 Turkey Day Queen” and “Tending the Vineyard” murals, began his art career with inspiration from New York City’s subway graffiti. In 1982, he became one of the first graffiti artists in California. Sake’s reputation as a serious artist grew out of respect for his technical skill, creating his first portrait with spray painting in 1986. In 1991 he won two Emmy awards for his spray paint work for the FOX network. He recently had a mural in the San Diego Museum of Art that was displayed for three years. He has been featured in numerous magazines, TV appearances and newspapers around the globe. He was recently featured in two books, History of American Graffiti and Skullface. The artist currently lives in East County with his two children and wife Chef Stacey Poon-Kinney Star of Food Network.
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