June Daskalakis is a California based mixed media artist who was born and raised in New York City now living in Davis, California. Her practice includes mixed media, fiber arts, and assemblage. Working with a variety of mediums she blends nostalgia, fantasy, and surrealism to create visual narratives. Central to her aesthetic is paying homage to memories and the connections formed through storytelling.
Films, dreams, literature, and random conversations fuel Daskalakis' imagination. "I value surrealist dreams for their poetic content, as documentation from a marvelous alternate world, whose symbolism fills me with delight and is a constant source of inspiration. As far back as I can remember, I’ve created art to imagine & re-imagine a place formed from dreams.”
That thought process continues today in her studio at ARTHOUSE on R in Sacramento, California, where Daskalakis is a resident artist. June Daskalakis regularly exhibits her work, which can be found in a number of private collections throughout the U.S. and abroad.