About

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Unique, colorful, modern, and eye-catching pieces of artwork balancing the lines between psychedelic fractals, vivid kaleidoscopes, contemporary mandalas,
and intricate tangles of abstract patterns. 

BRIAN BAPTISTA

Brian Baptista is an artist based in the Sacramento region. From acrylic paintings to pen and ink tangles, Brian weaves elements of symmetry and chaos into 100% hand drawn intricate designs. No computers or software are used in the design process. In addition to being a visual artist, Brian has experience in film and video production, audio recording, and music composition.

In 2020, Brian began to study the Zentangle method and soon became a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). As a CZT, Brian is authorized to teach the Zentangle Method, trained by the founders of Zentangle, Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. He belongs to a community of CZT's whose mission is to spread the joy of Zentangle to those who are interested.

 

Zentangle® is a method of drawing which promotes creativity, mindfulness, and relaxation. It uses simple patterns to fill areas of space.  It is is non-representational and unplanned. The method is easy-to-learn and suitable for beginners. It can be used to reduce stress and anxiety. The process is self-soothing, simple, and encourages the practice of adapting to the unexpected. 

Exhibitions and Events

education and credentials

  • Certified Zentangle® Art Teacher (CZT)

  • Supplementary Authorization for Computer Science, University of Riverside

  • CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential / CLAD

  • Master of Education, University of Phoenix

  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies & Audio Recording, Sonoma State University

  • Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, Gavilan College