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Learn about local Baltimore artists right at home! 

Art Everywhere Play Tips

 

Art is a great form of self-expression and individuality check out these amazing local artists who use unique ideas and techniques to create their own art! 

Christopher Johnson A.K.A. Kolpeace

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“The type of work I produce is a performance & educational gallery art based on my childhood and tall tales of black history heroes that influences my attitude, gratitude and faith. Using music, spray paint , other fun stuff to create my own stories on a surface.I believe youth can create their own tales using this style of art called kolpeace, influenced by their everyday lifestyle and cool kindness. Respect.“

Instagram: @kolpeace

Website : http://www.kolpeace.com/

Genifer Fraser

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“When I was a kid I loved making up stories, creating art, and making crazy inventions out of everyday things I found lying around.  Today, I’m a multidisciplinary artist and educator whose work is a visual celebration of that; a means for me to reconnect with that early sense of wonder, imagination, and love of storytelling while encouraging the same in others.  I believe that with an open mind, heart, and a willingness to try new things, young people can make some pretty amazing stuff!”

Instagram: @gendesigns_

Kelsey Joyce

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“My advice for Young Creatives is to allow yourself and your art to be unique and weird, even if everyone doesn't understand it. I am a paper mache artist who loves to sculpt giant colorful dragons! I was inspired to become an artist after I was introduced to Matisse's Cut Out collages. I thought they were so wholesome and beautiful and wanted to bring art into the world that gave me the same joy. Art is an extension of yourself and it shouldn't be watered down for anyone, so always stay weird, quirky, and original.”


Jerome M. Chester

Jerome Chester Artwork

Jessie Houff

Jessie Houff

“I am a mixed media artist with focuses on book arts, papermaking, and installation. I currently work at Access Art, teaching middle school youth in the Morrell Park neighborhood. I encourage youth to use what they have around them to create something beautiful. I enjoy diving deeply into my spiritual roots, living a peaceful minimalist life, buying only what is needed, reusing what I can, and spreading goodness wherever I go.”

Website: https://jessiehouffart.com/ | Youtube Channel

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