This is a painting I did in celebration of interracial, intergenerational male love. And in spite of the fact that it looks like buff Santa Claus making out with Kanye West, it's still one of my favorites.
When depressed, morning sunlight can feel like torture; a reminder that there’s a world moving on without you just outside your window.
It’s so easy to romanticize depression when you’re an artist it’s so easy to tell yourself that it’s just part of your process but there’s a point where you have to admit that the art isn’t always worth the self destructive inclinations. Hiding and dwelling in your darkness can become a security blanket but it can also be what suffocates you.
Teaching myself to draw... Subject matter: God Among Men, Pete Kuzak!
Grateful to attend Vives Q, they create space and a platform for Queer people of color in our own communities to share our stories and experiences. The stories shared are invaluable living histories of our people.
Shakespeare in the Park was great.
As I tried to keep my balance on this tree over the river; the sounds of the water calmed me, the beauty of the mountains hypothesized me. Even while trying to capture a unnatural “natural” picture you have to take a moment look around you and experience the setting you’re in. Life is about more than just getting a picture but sometimes getting that picture encourages me to live and that’s okay. -
Iridescent harness by Kaz, an incredible Japanese artist based in New York, tap for his tag to see more of his awesome work and contact him for one of his hand made harnesses.