Paul Pratchenko was born in the D.C. area in 1944 and joined the Marine Corps working as a technician for three years before being able to fund his education with his GI bill; he received a BA and MA from San Jose State University. His paintings focus on the narrative, visionary, magically realistic and socially surrealistic. His work is held in numerous galleries in California and the Pacific Northwest Area.
The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Memories
Acrylic on canvas
58 × 37 1/4 in. (147.3 × 94.6 cm)