"I've made art my ritual, my life. While painting, I discover meaning and truth, a personal exploration of myself, my surroundings, and the interaction between the internal, the rational and the emotional."
Observing San Diego lifestyle and absorbing personalities around him, Neko is a self-taught artist who grew up in Golden Hill, moved to East County then back to Golden Hill. His many encounters with weak women with low self-esteem, drugs, and dirty money are his subjects. He is also known for his characters affectionately called “sluts”. When Neko isn’t painting he works construction, builds furniture, and occasionally likes to dip a toe in the sand at the beach.