Todd Hackwelder

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Todd Hackwelder

Todd Hackwelder is an American artist living in Taiwan. Originally from New York Hackwelder lives in Wujie. The magazine Discontinued was started by Hackwelder in 2003, as a free way for the public to find contemporary art in Taiwan. [1]

Hackwelder became a full-time artist in 2007. He displayed his art in an exhibition called "Blues 53" which was hosted at the Beat Studio Gallery in August 2007. The following year his artwork appeared in the "Wild East Art Show". Hackwelder has painted some 350 paintings in varies styles and themes. [2]

With his series, "One Eyed Clown" Hackwelder began signing his paintings using his Chinese name Hai Ke-ha (海克哈). [3]

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  1. "May artist--Todd Hackwelder". Taiwan Fun. Retrieved 16 May 2011. Started Discontinued Magazine in 2003, a free art magazine in Taiwan.
  2. "Todd Hackwelder" (PDF). the arts week ‘zine. Retrieved 16 May 2011. Consists of 53 blue painting that depict different kinds of blues. The blue paintings were Todd’s first serious work in oil paintings.
  3. Bucha, Noah (11 Mar 2009), Color and outline (PDF), Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Times