Sala Studios is the Fine and Faux arts studio of Joe Sala. Primarily a self-taught painter Mr. Sala has been professionally employed as a Scenic Artist in Theatre and Film since 1970, having worked on projects ranging from the American Conservatory theatre in San Francisco to the X-files in Vancouver.
During this time Mr. Sala has also been engaged in his own artistic practice the core of which is figurative portraiture. Mr. Sala creates works in a variety of media and has done countless commissions for satisfied clients. His past works include oil paintings, water colors paintings and ceramic sculpture.
Mr. Sala has been and still is very busy in the Faux arts for the movie industry in Vancouver. He has created, executed and taught Faux Finishes for movies and TV shows such as Clan of the Cave Bear, A Distant Thunder, The X-files, the L Word, Smallville, Stargate Universe and many more. Mr. Sala is the Co-chair IATSE Motion picture tech #891 Paint Department.