Chi Huynh is the founder and creative force behind Galatea of San Dimas, California since 1994. A painter, poet and humanitarian. An artist who asks, “why not?” when others say, “you can’t,” Huynh holds multiple U.S. patents. Huynh’s designs have won accolades from the Cultured Pearl Association of America's International Pearl Design Competition, JCK Magazine's Jewelers' Choice Awards, the Platinum Guild International Design Competition and the Tahitian Pearl Trophy Competition. His paintings, which sometime serve as the inspiration for new pieces of jewelry. Huynh lives with his wife and four children in Southern California.