ART

The Messanger

My name is Leiyana, but I go by s0ftlei (softly) for now. I’m a 24-year-old artist currently based in the Bay Area.

A balance of spirits 

My name is Kami, and I am a non-binary self-taught digital artist from South Africa.

Sharpshooter

My full name is Ashley Wangui Gatimu. Wangui is the name of one of the nine Kikuyu (Kee-Koo-you) clans; it’s also my grandmother’s name. My last name means “sharpshooter” in Kikuyu. I wanted my art to not only be Black centered but centered around our heritage.

Sharing the love

I am a self-taught multi-media artist from Houston, Texas, currently based in Philadelphia.

Beyond the physical realm

I am Hayfa, a 20-year-old 3D artist based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Reimagination

Brooklyn uses their art to explore their gender ambiguity.

Frame of Mind

My name is Car. I am 23 years old, reside in Denver, Colorado, and occasionally branch out to Tampa, Florida.

Digital Footprint

CJ Myles, also known as COJO, is a digital illustrator, photographer, and graphic designer operating out of Toronto, Canada.

A subjective view 

It is my belief that art is always subjective.

Blue Beauty

My name is Helena Nana Ama Sackey. I’m 23 years old, based in Ghana, and a final year university student, a catalog model, an artist, and I also photograph sometimes using a phone.

Never look away

My name is Kanmi Olukanni; I am an artist that works with charcoal and graphite to achieve realism in portraits.

A true natural 

Diene, who commonly goes by Dee, is a contemporary visual artist and an NFT artist.

Honest Black Stories 

Hello! You can call me Momo or Afro; either one is fine by me. I am a multidisciplinary cinematographer and photographer born and raised in New Jersey. I’m Sierra Leonean, and I am currently based in the Los Angeles area.

The Artphrodite

I am a 23-year-old traditional artist from Singapore. Ever since a young age, I have always loved drawing and playing around with paint.

Born Again

Heyy, my name is Anita Fumega, and I’m a 17-year-old artist.

More than just a hobby 

Hello, my name is Eunice; I am 21 and a self-taught artist.

Artcoholic

I am PencilArt Sam or Artcoholic.

Beauty in the Outliers 

Wafa Khalifa is a self-taught multi-medium artist based in al-Bayda, Libya, and a drawing trainer at AOOC.

An Emotional Experience 

I’m Jeb, a traditional and digital artist from Chicago!

Lights, Camera, Action!

I’m a Sudanese photographer and graphic designer based in Dubai, UAE.

Horn of Africa

I am Eyob Bezaneh, a self-taught digital artist and photographer in Ethiopia.

A Level of Finesse

My name is Ethan; I go by Gthan on social media.

YDNIC

Hi, my name is Cindy & I’m an artist from the Bronx. My brand, YDNIC, reads my name backwards because it’s a representation of me and what I’m inspired by. 

More Than a Picture 

My name is Khyron, but my friends call me Khy. My parents got my name from an old Japanese Anime called Robotech. I’m a 22-year-old photographer and raised in northern Louisiana and currently enrolling in MNSU.

Trust the process

Kai (@dontclickartist) is a multi-media artist based in Dallas, Tx.

Reoccurring Themes 

My name is Harerta Teklu. I’m a self-taught digital artist based in Ethiopia. Art began as a hobby for me—just scribbles and sketches as a child.

Spread the light, be the lighthouse

I’m Lumi. My name comes from the French translation of light: lumiére. I once got a fortune that said, “spread the light; be the lighthouse.” And from that day, I made it my mission through my journey and my art to be that light for people. To shed light on the corners of our minds and our society and to bring a sense of peace.

Cyberchase

Hello, my name is Alen

Constant change and growth

Hi, I’m Daniela Anchia, and I’m a communication and visual arts student.

Changing Lanes 

Hey, my name is Keven Bernard, and I am 21 years old from north Newark, New Jersey.

Urban Culture 

Yoooo, this is Ju, and I’ve been in the art world since I was 5.

Garden State

Hi, I’m Saif and I create portrait drawings by either inking in dots or lines.

Tree of Life 

The name is Aleana, but my brand is VISUALLLEE.

Cherrycarat

Hi, I’m Sonu! I’m an Indian digital illustrator based in Bangkok.

Freddie’s World 

Before you ask: no, I don’t belong to Freddie Mercury’s family. Unfortunately. But I am a 20-year-old girl from Portugal who is not ashamed to be her true and most authentic self, as Freddie Mercury was.

Enter the Void

A little bit about myself; I love making colorful, trippy visuals.

October Morning

Ki is a self-taught artist that started drawing in elementary school

Calculated risk

I go by SJ, and I’m a film photographer located in the tri-state area.

Having his way  

I’m a digital & traditional artist.

More than a game 

I’m MJ and I’m a self-taught artist.

A simple reminder 

My name is Jazz, a 26-year-old traditional oil painter from a small town in South Carolina.

Earned It

My name is Randa Gahima, and I am a visual artist based in Silver Spring MD.

Find Your Love

Hi, my name is Anthony; I’m a 19-year-old artist based in Miami, FL.

Best Version

My name is Elicia Aceves, and I am an oil painter.

Muscle Memory 

Hi, my name is Rue! I’m a hobby artist from the USA who studies psychology and works as a microbiologist.

Moonlight

Layla El Odat is a Jordanian-American artist, self-taught illustrator, and overall creative.

Elevate

My name is Sabha, and I am a 20-year-old portrait artist based in the UK. I have always thought of myself as an aspiring artist from a very young age.

Observations

Hello all, I am currently, at this moment, a 22-year-old Afro Latino from a small city called Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Superhuman abilities 

Hi, my name is Rakim. I’m a Canadian-based digital artist and creator.

Da Vinci 

I’m Mic, a 14 years old realism artist, and I am from the Philippines.

Afflatus

Steven is an illustrator/painter based in North Florida.

One Piece

My name is Emily Echevarria, and I am a 24-year-old central Florida artist.

Creativity Overload 

Hi! My name is Annique Earlean, age 20, and this is my art.

Hieroglyphics

Howdy, my name is Kenneth.

Transcendence

My name is Sam Bellenger; I am a 22-year-old artist and graphic designer from Cornwall, England.

Angel’s Love Language

I’m Angel, a multimedia artist based in New Jersey. Growing up, art has always been a form of therapy for me.

Creator of Worlds

My name is Tre’von Beaubrun-James. I am a West Indian-American artist born in New York but later relocated to Connecticut.

Interstellar

I am 22-years-old, and I have been an artist my entire life. To me, creation is a healing process that helps to deepen my connection with my own intuition.

Seven Pounds

My name is Omar, better known as el T4nqu3, and I’m a young digital artist born in Italy.

Cloud Haze

I’m Cloud, a 23-year-old queer artist from Oregon.

Refiner’s Fire

Hi, my name is Abdelrahman Elzaki, and I’m 24 years old; I study biomedical engineering in Cyprus. 

In his DNA

My name is Adrian Gazcon; I am a 22-year-old Mexican-American artist, born in California but raised in Indiana. 

Mirror on the Wall

I’m Alliya, an 18-year-old aspiring artist from the Philippines.

Reds, yellows, and blues

My name is Imani Dudley, and I’m an eighteen-year-old, self-taught, traditional artist.

Intense Vibrancy

My name is Dae; I’m a Black, Nonbinary 24-year-old artist living in Texas.

Victory Lap

My name is Gregory Kendricks, also known as “DarkMan Gee!” Or “Gee!” for short.

Resting Places

Hi, my name is SRRYNOTSRRY; I am a multidisciplinary artist in my early twenties that focuses on visual arts, music, and audio engineering. I currently provide audio engineering/ music production services, and my artist portfolio is linked on my website.

The Artistry of Courtney

My name is Courtney Jacobs. I’m a multi-medium traditional artist from Houston, Texas.

Love Galore

Veli V is a self-taught artist from Jamaica Queens.

Wants and Needs

Hello! I’m Selah Fong, and I’m an abstract artist as well as an actor. 

Magic in the Air

I’m Brenda, a 23-year-old graphic designer, and illustrator from Mexico.

Upsetting Energy

Hi, I’m Pavan, a 19-year-old aspiring artist from London, UK.

Revelations

My name is Kayla Underkoffler and I’m a 22 year old autistic artist from CT. 

Range and Frequency

I am a 21-year-old artist, and I experiment a lot with color and ink.

Mixed Fashion

Hi, my name is André (but I’m known as Cydr on art social media); I am from the south of Brazil, and I started making art six years ago.

Travellingsudania

Cancer treater by day; picture taker by night.

Risking It All

My name is Taia Norwood, aka ‘Shoota,’ owner of TNVisuals photography.

Madness in the Method

My name is Hannah Gebhart (Gebhartist); I am a 20-year-old artist based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

KokujinKreates

My name is Ayinde Hall, and I’m an artist/animator from Houston, Texas working primarily in the realm of comics and manga!

A hushed explosion

I’m Dom, the artist currently known as BA$H. I’m a 23-year-old Afro-Jamaican raised in Miami, Florida, specializing in abstract pen and ink drawings, digital pieces, album art, and traditional canvas paintings.

Alive Inside

My name is Isra, and I’m an architect, a self-taught artist, and an art teacher. 

Master of his fate

I am Bhare a creative, born in New York and raised in Southern Maryland. College Grad and worked 3 hours at a FedEx. Not decorated, hardly known and usually uninterested in the world. I create because I am able to and share because it’s in my name.

Center Stage

Nickolas Stewart is a Multi-talented Creator from Toledo, Ohio that has displayed his creativity through mediums such as visual art, dance, theatre, poetry, photography, and fashion.

Bewitched

Hi, I’m Nae, a 20-year-old self-taught artist from Georgia.

the road not taken

Hi everyone. My name is Shantel and my pronouns are She/Her. I am a Black photographer based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Culture and Heritage

My name is Prianka Bassi, also known as “pricisionart.”

Everlasting Moments

My name is David Emery (DMEOPTICS), and I’m a portrait photographer based in PA.

Psychedelic

Hello, I am Photon Tide. I am from the central coast of California (831) area, and I make music, art, and photography.

Something in the water

A mirror held up to the world, exposing the aspects of life we often forget or ignore – lies, hatred, energy, connection – this is the work of the secretive artist known only as Karisma.

A league of her own

I am Ula Osman, 22 years old, Sudanese. Currently, I reside in Khartoum, but I was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Comforting Chaos

Gabriel Dieone (A.K.A) Dieone is a digital artist hailing from the Midwestern United States.

At Eternity’s Gate

Hi everyone, I’m Roja, an 18-year-old artist from NYC.

Black Beauty

Hello my name is Zahria Nelson. I was born and raised in Florida.

Tenderness

I’m Nicole Gener, an acrylic painter based out of Miami.

Tranquility

I’m Davion, but I go by dada. Born and raised in Chicago, I grew up drawing everything I saw.

LivingDisplay

I am a Black Artist based in Florida who created LivingDisplay as a means to release through creating.