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Medium: Black and White acrylic paint on canvas
A black and white abstract painting of Black people who appear to be of Royal lineage. This painting invites the viewers to come close and to have an intimate encounter with it, by studying the characters that I have emphasized, and finding new images as well.
This piece is number lll of an on going series. It too represents memories of the men in my family. It shows the love of the arts, music, and a certain swag that the men in my family have. This too is how I see the men in the Black community, strong, resilient, confident and stylish.
Medium: Sugar Maple, Lacewood, Stainless Steel
This was an experimental piece and the first time I incorporated metal into a design. I tried to make the piece represent how a table would look after it popped apart. The intent was to have people explore how it is held together.
Title: My Heart Tricked Me
This young woman is upset and confused about a relationship she thinks she’s in. She met a guy just a week ago and he said he loved her. She believed every word and has been waiting on him to text her back for the past 3 days. She is still waiting.
Medium: Woodcut Water Color
A South Korean ferry capsized in South Korean waters. Over 300 people were killed, including 250 students who were on a school trip. The woodcut is an impression of a few of the parents allowed to go onto a bridge near the site where their loved ones were lost.
Medium: aCRYLON aRTs on Acrylic polymer panel
Hands Across the World ll, is the second in my Diversity Era works (1995 to 2005). This ground-breaking aCRYLON aRTs Mediums paintings (aRT on acrylic polymer panels), in Black and White motif, symbolizes eastern and western cultures coming together searching, reaching and vying for peace across our small planet. This revolutionary series is called aRT Aint Flat No Mo (aRT with curvature) andRead More