I think I first saw her work in the pages of Juxtapoz magazine, and ever since that first encounter I’ve been haunted by the paintings of Sylvia Ji. Painted on large wooden panels with acrylics, her subjects are captivating and ethereal. Absolutely stunning work.

Here’s a video timelapse of her process:

Here’s an interview a spotlight of her 2008 solo show at the Corey Helford Gallery:

And here’s Sylvia getting a tattoo from friend Henry Lewis:

You can find more of Sylvia Ji’s work at her site.