Yosuke Ueno is a Japanese artist known for his surreal and whimsical paintings. Born in 1977 in Fukuoka, Japan, he started drawing at a very young age and held his first solo exhibition when he was only 16. Ueno's style is characterized by vivid colors, intricate details, and fantastical elements, often featuring a mix of human and animal figures, as well as other imaginary creatures. His work is influenced by various sources, including pop culture, animation, street art, and traditional Japanese art. Ueno's paintings often convey a sense of harmony, love, and positivity, despite the surreal and sometimes dark aspects of his subjects. Ueno has exhibited his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Japan and internationally, and his art has garnered a substantial following among collectors and fans alike. His unique style and imaginative approach continue to make him a standout figure in the contemporary art world.