Uel (Yoo-el) age 35 is a multi media artist. He started his career in the arts at the age of 18

when he joined the U.S Navy and served for four years as a photo journalist. For the last ten

years he has worked as a freelance artist in San Francisco CA.

Uel is most known for his photo series “Paintography,” a social experiment with having subjects

close there eyes as they model nude. “We are taught to be ashamed of are bodies, and to

keep them hidden and here I am telling people to get naked and close there eyes.” Uel has had

over fifty showings in the past five years, The Store Front 49 Geary, Fort Mason, City Art Gallery

and Back to the Picture to name a few locations.

Uel’s work can be found in print, web and has been published by many notable international


2011-Current Night life photographer

2012-Cureent Installation artist

2013-2017 Art director/curator “Unicorn

2014- Current Installation\photographer “Paintography”

2014 Art director/Curator Castro street fair Milky Way (2014)

2015 -Current Artist “City Art Cooperative Gallery”

2015-2017 Curator “Bone

2017 Art director “Red Paint”

2017- Current Writer/director “Stelacast Transmission”

2019- Current Curator "Creator"

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