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Hunt Slonem is an acclaimed American artist, born on July 18, 1951, in Kittery, Maine. Best known for his vibrant and expressive works, Slonem’s art is a celebration of nature, featuring motifs of butterflies, rabbits, birds, and tropical fauna, rendered with a distinctive mix of neo-expressionism and spirituality. His use of bold colors, repetitive patterns, and a dynamic approach imbues his subjects with a mystical quality, exploring themes of reincarnation, spirituality, and the metaphysical.

Educated at Tulane University and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Slonem's career blossomed in New York City's art scene during the 1970s. His work is recognized for its unique blend of the figurative and the abstract, creating a visually striking and emotionally resonant body of work that spans paintings, sculptures, and prints.

Slonem's art has been exhibited worldwide, with pieces held in prestigious collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. His artistic vision extends beyond the canvas, incorporating his interests in historic architecture and interior design, further showcasing his multifaceted creativity and deep connection to the natural world.