June 23, 2016

Selling art is hard.


No-brainer... any of these responses will do:

"Art is personal."

"The economy is bad."

"I can't find my audience."

"My pieces are like my children."

"Rejection sucks."

These are all true and all valid. However, once you have decided to put yourself ou...

May 26, 2016

Four days ago I received an offer that I could not refuse. Someone offered to buy 3-5 of my pieces with a budget of $1000 to $7000.

Great news, right? Wrong! 


It was a scam and I want to tell you about it because no artist should be caught unawares of people like thi...

May 11, 2016

Prince was the love of my life. 


I listened to him from the womb. Headphones on my mom's belly. 


His death actually brought tears to my eyes. I felt as though I'd lost a friend. A piece of my history.


This blog post is a tribute to Prince and all the artists that were...

April 18, 2016

Awesome piece of street art, no?


Great nod to Creation of Adam, we all know it, right?


Here's the thing... that image knows not what it does and says more than we might realize at first glance.


That lovely piece of street art is one step in the process of gentrificatio...

April 11, 2016

Do me a favor. Google the term "Love Art." Look at the images. What do you see?


Here is what I found: There are the first dozen images I found...


Now, Google the term "Black Love Art." View the images. What do you see?


Again, here's what I found;


Notice anything?



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