Drako Fontaine (Born in 1969) was born in Portsmouth Maitland. He is recognized for creating modern abstract works and for his creative use of color and texture. As an artist who began working in art from a young age his experience is unmatched. He draws his inspiration from his life as a child and from the landscape and lifestyle in Portsmouth Maitland. Being in contact with many art-loving people and also with other artist has made him to improve his skills and come up with his own unique painting style. Fontaine plays with the dynamic tension between light and dark, shapes and patterns to create visual poetry. He uses paper, canvas, metal and acrylic. His brushed aluminum images can lend contemporary style to any decor. Because they are printed on aluminum composite material, the coated sheets create a durable finished art piece.
Fontaine looks to the future, and of course his next painting. His life as an artist is wonderful, and very fulfilling. His is known for his dreamlike arrangements of subject matter. He selects his with a lot of care so they are able to “speak” to the viewer and to one another. Fontaine has made a name for himself in the licensing world. He exhibits his talents in various fields. With a skillful artistic flamboyance, his passion for art becomes alive in his artwork. Fontaine composes his work through the skillful use of the graceful transparency of colors. He flirts with experimentation and embraces both traditional and modern techniques.