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Visual Art – Phoenix, AZ

I was born in Nairobi, Kenya and moved to the states at the age of six. I have always had a fascination for art growing up. For example, even in elementary school I was in a drawing club that my friends and I just made for fun. Around the middle of high school, I had devoted a majority of my time to the skateboard culture here in Phoenix, and is when I would say I truly started paying attention to different forms of visual arts and performance arts. I was a skateboarder, painter and a musician. Any self-expression really fascinated and influenced me heavily. My high school art teacher was a real influence in me pursuing an art career as well. After high school still skateboarding with my friends, I attended Paradise Valley Community College on the side and just kept taking paint classes to try and figure out painting techniques to step more away from abstractness and more into realism which led to me receiving my Associates in Visual Arts. For 3-4 years I would say I would just paint as a study, not pursuing any commissions or money for my paintings, but rather just making art to trade or give my friends. I was a very insecure individual when it came to my art, still kind of am. I feel that if am going to sell something I wanted to make sure it’s ya know, not a crappy product ha-ha. Furthermore, I then started traveling the country and the world a bit and took photos as references in my journeys. People of all walks of life are beautiful and I was determined to catch intimate moments that would make the viewer ...more

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Showcasing in Phoenix, AZ

ARISE at The Pressroom (21+) – Aug 08, 2019 @7:00PM

Exhibiting on: Aug 08, 2019 @7:00PM