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Henry Sides
• San Francisco, CA

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With my paintings I try to create a work that has a sense of mystery. I want the work to make people think about the strangeness of life and its brevity. In this sense both the process and the painting are a meditation on life.

Henry Sides works from his studio in San Francisco's Hunters Point Shipyard. Holding a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has been a painter for 35 years. He was appointed to Artists Advisory Council to ARTSPAN in 1998. Henry's work has been exhibited in galleries throughout the U.S. and his paintings can be seen in many private collections in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.