PEOPLE & COLOR / May - September 2018 / Not for Sale

This collection of work emphatically titled “People and Color” represents my view of a “person of color.” This body of work was inspired in 2018 through many social interactions, and the goal of pushing the narrative of equality forward. All of the people consisting in this series had a impact or inspiration on me as person in my life. I believe a person of color is not defined by the their skin tone, rather their personality and energy.

One of my biggest inspirations for this body of work came through my weekly discussions with my good friend Vernon Maxwell Foster. I am very grateful for our friendship, which allows us to speak openly with one another about real issues, emotions, and our growth as friends and people. Below you can listen to what played a major role in inspiring me to create this body of work.

Ellen / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Ellen / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Prince / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Prince / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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The Dali Lama / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

The Dali Lama / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Mr. Williams / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Mr. Williams / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Whitney Houston / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Whitney Houston / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Basquait / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Basquait / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Bruce Lee / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Bruce Lee / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Ziggy Stardust / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Ziggy Stardust / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Whoopi / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Whoopi / 24 x 18 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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Mr. Pryor / 20 x 16 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

Mr. Pryor / 20 x 16 / Acrylic / Spray Paint / Marker / 2018.

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