About The Artist

Marius Manea, a Romanian-born artist and devoted father of two, currently resides in the vibrant artistic landscape of Southern California. As the ninth of thirteen children, Marius's journey to the United States at the age of eight was marked by his family's pursuit of asylum from a totalitarian regime, a pivotal experience that would shape the lens through which he views the world.

A natural creator from a young age, Marius initially channeled his artistic instincts into the craft of carpentry, honing his skills and craftsmanship over many years. However, it was through the discovery of painting that Marius found a profound means of self-expression and connection with the world around him.

Marius Manea's artistic endeavors infuse the exploration of color, line, dimension, and the intricacies of time, thought, and existence with a unique blend of enthusiasm, passion, and hope. His work serves as a captivating journey into the brink of our world, capturing the essence of life's complexities with each brushstroke.

Marius's artwork has garnered attention and acclaim, with exhibitions at notable galleries such as Forever Stoked Art Gallery in San Luis Obispo, Create to Learn Art Gallery in Laguna Hills, Art Center Gallery in Westminster, Downtown Skate Shop in La Mirada and Cerritos, as well as 2nd Floor in Huntington Beach, CA. His upcoming solo show at Buena Park City Hall and participation in the abstract art exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall underscore his growing presence in the Southern California art scene.

As Marius Manea continues to evolve as an artist, his work remains a testament to the transformative power of creativity and the indomitable spirit that fuels artistic exploration. Explore the world through the eyes of Marius Manea, where each canvas tells a story of resilience, self-discovery, and the boundless possibilities that art offers.