Mark Chai's art is part of his spiritual journey. He creates three-dimensional pieces that are organic, abstract and conceptual. His inspiration comes from his love for the ocean, fascination with the structures of exotic flora and fauna, and a growing awareness of his genealogy.
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@ VOL 21
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"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2013.
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ON APR 18, 2014
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"Presentation of the Day" on October 28, 2014.
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"Presentation of the Day" on July 1, 2014.
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