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Tomer Peretz is a Los Angeles-based artist and designer. A painter since his childhood in Jerusalem, his professional career started right upon his (honorable) discharge from the Israeli Army.
Using a variety of media, including oil and acrylic painting, photography, and furniture design, Tomer expresses his unique and contemporary point of view. With an appreciation for both the realistic and the abstract, his breadth of work spans contemporary art, pop art, religious art, portraiture, and animation. Tomer has received many private portrait commissions for celebrities across the world.
In the past six years, Tomer’s artwork has been featured in over 40 exhibitions throughout Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Israel. In 2006-2008, his work was featured at “West Coast Artists”, showcasing artists from all around the U.S.; In 2008- 2009, his art was featured in ‘‘Project Ethos’’, a Los Angeles cultural showcase of painters, photographers, musicians, and fashion designers, where Tomer painted on a female model’s body, in front of thousands of viewers. His paintings have been viewed at clubs from Hollywood (Avalon, Vanguard, Kress, Music Box and Remedy Lounge) to Tel Aviv (Bet HaItonaim and The Breakfast Club). His paintings have been displayed at the L.A. Art Show, H Studio, Apel Design, Bruce Lurie, and Ecletica galleries in Los Angeles, as well as the Art Basel in Miami, and “For the Love of Art” at Tokyo Ice. Tomer’s furniture design has been showcased at the Very Venice Gallery.
A passionate philanthropist, Tomer was a featured artist at the “Love Cures Cancer” benefit, at the Kress in Hollywood in 2009, where he donated his paintings in support of their cause. In 2010, Tomer’s Solo art show in Israel was in collaboration with the “Giving Hope” foundation, a charity that supports children with cancer, and their families. The show, featuring more than 20 paintings, was attended by over 500 guests, including prominent celebrities and Media figures.