Apollo, is best known for his Marine Life, Endangered Species, Endangered Habitat and Tropical Art. He combines the style of realism with a touch of animation. Apollo captures the essence of spirit in his subjects and reveals their beauty on canvas.
Working with Environmental Groups and Social Charities to raise money and awareness, Apollo feels it is a responsibility and a motivating factor in all his work. Among the organizations receiving Apollo’s artistic contributions are; Center For Marine Conservation, Jerry Lewis Telethon, American Heart Association, Honolulu Zoological Society, American Oceans Campaign, Ronald McDonald House, The Nature Center, HI, Dolphin Quest, Sierra Club, Earthtrust, Earth Island, Soroptimist International, Shriners Children’s Hospitals, Goodwill Industries, Honolulu International Bedrace, Big Brothers of America, Easter Seals.
A fixture in the Maui art scene scince 1980, Apollo gained a deep appreciation and understanding of the marine environment through constant interaction with the ocean and its creatures. While not engaged in his first loves of snorkeling, free diving, and of course, painting, Apollo could be found hiking the rain forests throughout the islands.
Apollo has always made a living creatively. His artwork has been reproduced on a variety of products including phone cards, t- shirts, note cards, coffee cups, puzzles, mouse pads, yo-yo’s, posters, collectible milk caps, key chains, magnets, business logos, clothing logos, posters and limited edition fine art prints. Apollo’s artwork has been licensed by such companies as Mac Donalds, Pacific Life Mutual,Crabtree Publishing, Hilton Corp., Ceasars Resort Casino, the Miami Dolphins and more.