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I am primarily a self-taught artist, born and raised on the island of Jamaica, where I attended Campion College, mainly studying the sciences and discovering art in my spare time. I completed studies in Biology, Art, and Business at Bard College in the Hudson Valley, NY and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
I hope my art is inspiring, entertaining, or thought-provoking in some way. There are often available prints and original abstract and figurative oil paintings. You can also commission me for custom paintings, portraits, and made-to-order large wall art.
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Welcome to my art shop!
I love art in all its forms. I think we live in a universe filled with awe-inspiring creations and I have always felt compelled to be a part of this process. I am primarily a self-taught artist, having spent my time after school in the art room growing up, visiting art shows with friends in my teenage years, and honing my skills in my spare time for as long as I can remember. My first love is portraiture. My second is abstraction. And so I am in love with them both.
My paintings are a way into my mind’s eye for my own perusal and for that of others. Selling my art is a way of sharing my art with others, to help brighten a person, to add mood and expression to a place, to increase the aesthetic sensitivity of an environment. My goal is for my art to provide a quality visual experience and evoke the deeper feelings art can create. I hope my paintings are a wonderful complement to your space and help fulfill your heart.
I also wish to honour my Creator in all I do, and I choose to share my creativity because it has been given to me for that purpose. ‘Every good and perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights...' (James 1:17, KJV). 'There are different kinds of working, but in all of them, and in everyone, it is the same God at work' (1 Corinthians 12:6, ESV).
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I care, so Desi-Rae Arts cares - about you, what you’re looking for from the art, how the art is made, how materials are sourced, the environment, who makes the material, how they are treated, the quality of the product, and my being present in the making of the art. This means not rushing the process and taking steps to use the most ethical products available in the fine art industry as our planet moves towards making better decisions, as well as finding feasible solutions for unsolved problems as much as I can.
°°°·.°·..·°¯°·._.· Thank you for your interest in my work!Creator Of
- Physical ArtworkSpeciality
- PortraiturePreferred Medium
- OilEducation / Training
- Studio ArtsFavorite Art Style
- Classical Realism, ImpressionismInterests / Fun Facts
- Look me up :)Years of Experience