“I’m really interested in the idea of the black body as a site of both pleasure and repression.”

“I think the power of art is to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate.”

“The best paintings are about what it feels like to be alive.”

“What I’m trying to do is invite people into black spaces, into these arenas where bodies become celebrated, become complex, and become layered.”

“We need to celebrate black bodies for all their beauty, complexity, and individuality.”

“Painting is about the world, about life. It should be like a mirror reflecting our society and our culture.”

“There’s a difference between seeing and really seeing.”

“Art can and should be a platform to challenge norms, redefine perceptions, and explore new possibilities.”

“Every portrait I paint is a self-portrait, a reflection of my own experiences, fears, and contradictions.” “The black body in my work is a symbol of strength, resilience, and triumph over adversity.”

“Representation matters. Seeing oneself reflected in art can empower and validate one’s existence.”

“Art has the power to disrupt and provoke meaningful conversations.”

“I aim to create art that expands our understanding of beauty, identity, and history.” LOVE IS SHARING AND CARING QUOTES

“Art is a way to reclaim narratives, to rewrite history from marginalized perspectives.”

“I want black people to see themselves in positions of power and grace.”

“My work is about raising questions, not providing easy answers.”

“Art can be a catalyst for change, a force for social justice.”

“There is power in the gaze, in the act of looking.”

“I believe in the transformative power of art, in its ability to heal and inspire.”

“Beauty is not limited to any particular race or gender.”

“Art should be a reflection of the times we live in, an exploration of our contemporary culture.”

“When we see blackness in classical compositions, it disrupts our preconceived notions about beauty and history.”

“In my work, I strive to blur the boundaries between fine art and popular culture.”

“Art has the ability to challenge our preconceptions, to make us question the status quo.”

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