Pakan Penn

Pakan Penn,a Cambodian-born resident of the Washington, D.C. area, is one of a select group of American artists emerging from the Cambodian Diaspora. His work draws on scenes of his homeland and on his ethnic origins, reflecting his extensive travels and his interior accommodation to life as an exile. It includes impressionistic, realistic, and abstract paintings and portraiture. His signature floral and landscape oil paintings feature the interplay of color and sunlight at various times of the day and in many different settings.