Rene Capone - Fine Artist

Rene Capone

Oakland , CA - United States








Rene Capone

Oakland , CA - United States

Rene Capone - Fine Artist

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About Rene Capone

San Francisco based figure artist, Rene Carol Capone (b. September 22, 1978) is an American painter known for his depiction of the figure with whimsical and mysterious imagery, often used together. He also works with stories and myths. The figures in his work appear to be on a deeply personal quest for identity and their place in the world.

Capone was born in Niskayuna, New York. One of four children to Linda Capone and is of no relation to mobster Al Capone.

He attended the Parsons School of Design in Manhattan, New York City. Upon completion in 2000, he moved to San Francisco where he currently resides.

Private collectors of Capone's work can be found in the United States of America, Canada, Sweden, England, France, Japan, and the Netherlands. In 2004 Glaxo Smith Kline became his first corporate collector.

He self published the graphic novel 'The Legend of Hedgehog Boy' in 2011, a story about a boy who goes into the woods to find his identity. Other publishing achievements include: 'Stripped: The Illustrated Male' from Bruno Gmunder. His work has been featured in RFD Magazine, XY magazine, Blue, Joey, Y&A, as well as being featured widely over the world wide web.

In 2011 he published a best of collection titled 'Any Given Moment.' A collection of all his figure art from 1999-2011. It can be found on His new book titled 'A Boy Named' was published in 2014 and is also available on Amazon. The 'A Boy Named' painting series featured in his most recent book were created about metaphorically searching for someone after they had suffered a traumatic brain injury. Examining the core of personality with one word, such as 'A Boy Named Truth'. The new book also includes a selection of photos of the artist taken by my many well known Bay Area photographers.

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Red Snap Dragon Moonset by Rene Capone


Before The Blade by Rene Capone


Listen to the Night by Rene Capone


Archer by Rene Capone


If You Believe In Magic by Rene Capone


Any Given Moment by Rene Capone


Blue Brush Mountain Trail by Rene Capone


Voodoo Awaits by Rene Capone


Ganymede and Zeus by Rene Capone


Ugly Duckling Gone Fishing by Rene Capone


Slowly Stealing What You Long For by Rene Capone


Stroke by Rene Capone


Silver Striped and Justified by Rene Capone


Admitting Our Falls by Rene Capone


Two of Swords by Rene Capone


Love Metaphor - Drift by Rene Capone


Resting Angel by Rene Capone


Boy Looking For Truth by Rene Capone


Fountain by Rene Capone


Two Boys by Rene Capone


A Boy Named Patience by Rene Capone


A Boy Named Faith by Rene Capone


A Boy Named Persistence by Rene Capone


Green and White Light by Rene Capone

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