Many people think artists create their work from what they know or who they are, so many art lovers are curious about Tim Okamura's paintings. He's half Japanese, half British. He was born and raised in Canada. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 1993. His paintings are featured in films, including "School of Rock," "Pieces of April" and "Jersey Girl," and collected by celebrities, including actress Uma Thurman and filmmaker Bryan Greenberg.