Biography: Arno Elias

Arno Elias was born in Paris, France. He is a multi-talented artist: musician, painter
painter and photographer. Arno Elias is known for his compositions for the famous Buddha Bar. Arno also composed the music for the UNICEF global campaign in collaboration with the artist Shakira. He started his musical career as an author, composer and singer in France. Arno Elias was chosen by Brigitte Bardot to compose the music for her animal rights foundation "Brigitte Bardot Foundation". His creative talents do not stop at his prodigious musical career. Arno Elias also explores the world of painting and photography.

Arno's study of the work of European artists of the 60's and 70's and the American pop art movement have inspired his artistic practice. His collaborations with Jean Paul Gaultier and Mario Testino in the fashion industry have also influenced his creativity. Arno Elias' work has been featured by The New York Times, PBS Television, USA Today, NBC, The Miami Herald, Miami Magazine, Florida International and the Chicago Tribune. His paintings and photographs have been featured in art fairs throughout North America: Scope Miami, Art Chicago, San Francisco Art Miami, as well as the prestigious Art Basel fair in Switzerland.