State of Mind

“My aim is to tell multiple stories in each and every one of my pieces …” - the artist

Lap Swimmer, 2019, Acrylic, Charcoal, Pastels and Sewn Paper on Paper, 14 x 11 inches, $350

Lap Swimmer, 2019, Acrylic, Charcoal, Pastels and Sewn Paper on Paper, 14 x 11 inches, $350

I want my work to leave a trail of my existence in this world. To achieve this, I draw inspiration directly from my environment.

Gardening 101 for Florida Dads, 2019, Pastels and Crayons on Sewn Fabric and textile, 24 x 30 Inches, $1,015

Gardening 101 for Florida Dads, 2019, Pastels and Crayons on Sewn Fabric and textile, 24 x 30 Inches, $1,015

I source all of my materials either from magazines and paper clippings from my neighborhood, or textiles and fabrics from used clothing stores.

Game day live on Telemundo, 2019, Acrylic, Pastels and Pencil on Sewn fabric and textiles, 30 x 40 inches, $1,270

Game day live on Telemundo, 2019, Acrylic, Pastels and Pencil on Sewn fabric and textiles, 30 x 40 inches, $1,270

My aim is to tell multiple stories in each and every one of my pieces, while referencing either my surroundings or state of mind. I want my audience to have a strong reaction to my work, encouraging them to connect the dots in each piece, or collective.

Squirting Water in the Daisy Fields, 2019, Acrylic, Gesso and Pastel on Sewn fabric and Textile, 30 x 30 inches, $1,110

Squirting Water in the Daisy Fields, 2019, Acrylic, Gesso and Pastel on Sewn fabric and Textile, 30 x 30 inches, $1,110

“Collage allows me to paint a full picture using unrelated parts, and funky combinations.” - the artist

Photo source: the artist

Photo source: the artist

About the artist:

Shateek Brown currently works in Miami, Florida, but was born and raised in Far Rockaway, NY. He draws inspiration from the late works of Cy Twombly, Vincent Van Gogh, Fashion editorial magazines, and childhood memories. He holds a BFA from CCNY has exhibited his works in NYC.


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