Javarri Lewis (b.1991)
Acrylic paints and water
Courtesy of the artist
This piece is a culmination of fluid ideas. We chose colors that we feel represents a healthy mind and healthy life. This is a true collaboration in the sense that the four of us were literally painting the canvas simultaneously making creative and unique decisions as we went along. The portrait painted represents that unique experience.
“I like to make portraits that express authentic human emotion. This is one of the ways I communicate with my community and society at large - with the use of bold colors, real people, and moments in time I set out to create a range of feelings and sensations.”
- Javarri Lewis