Xavier was born in Metz, France in 1967. Born and raised in a charming french bakery, Xavier was always surrounded by beauty, craftsmanship, and an artisanal way of life.
From an early age, Xavier absorbed art. It started in the boulangerie. But immersed in French art history and culture (his maternal grandfather was a renowned sculptor), his passion quickly expanded to drawing and painting.
As Xavier got older, he perfected the craft of creating mounted chocolate sculptures. The attention to detail and beauty in each of his edible creations hearkened back to childhood brush strokes with his grandparents.
For Xavier, life serves as a source of inspiration for painting. His memories, experiences, and even dreams, find their way onto the canvas. Xavier Baudinet has traveled and lived in many places throughout his life, and all of those places have influenced his style and his artistic range.
Angela is a painter and muralist from Utah. She currently lives in Lehi with her two daughters. She creates stunning contemporary paintings on large canvas. She works with a wide range of media, including oil, acrylic, inks, and gold leaf.
Angela's paintings merge meticulously detailed realism with abstract imagery, making her work dimensional and aesthetically profound. Her unique style has quickly caught the attention of lovers of contemporary realism and abstract art alike.
Angela grew up in a large artistic family. From early childhood, she learned from her father -- world-renowned artist-sculptor, Dee Jay Bawden. During her childhood and young adult years, she helped her father and siblings sculpt many life-sized and larger statues and monuments. She also created many drawings with pencil, colored pencil, and charcoal.
In 2005, after deciding that she wanted to create a magical room for her children, she tried her hand at mural painting with acrylics. After that first mural, she was hooked. She started a mural painting business with her sisters, and has been a full-time muralist for the past 13 years.
In 2014, Angela started painting her own inspired fine art creations on canvas. Since then, she has developed her own unique contemporary style. She has succeeded in following her dream of being able to provide for her family with her success in the art industry.
When Angela is not painting, she enjoys crafting and creativity of all sorts. She loves to design and make costumes and props. She is passionate about interior design, and makes home décor and custom designed pieces. She has an eye for making anything beautiful, such as re-purposing and giving new life to household items and furniture. Her other hobbies include photography, spending time outdoors, anything recreationally adventurous, snowboarding, wake-surfing , dirt biking, and riding her Harley.