We're delighted to be working with these amazing mural artists to deliver the Black icons project. Check out their work below!
Born in South East London, Roxanne is an interdisciplinary visual artist and designer who explores identity and celebrates self-worth. Her vibrant paintings showcase predominantly women with black features, mirroring her Jamaican heritage and the beauty in being ‘other’. Her works entice you to spend time and reflect on their familiarity whether on canvas, clothing or digital. Exhibited during festivals such as Miami Art Week / Art Basel (US), George Town Festival (Malaysia), The Vault Festival (London).She founded Crazivity, a platform to focus on the collaborative aspects of her practice including curating group shows, cultural pop ups and live art events such as ‘Merging Inks’, which has taken place at Brockley Max festival over the years.
Amanda Denise Graham
Amanda Denise Graham is a London based artist, muralist and surface print designer. Her vibrant use of colour makes her works distinctive, encompassing traditional and modern techniques . She is the co founder of Hip Hop Homes LDN where she works alongside award winning Nikki Beatnik (Kelis Tour DJ) and has been featured at Toyko International Art fair, African Fashion week, Afropunk and Entertainment Tonight.
Jelly is a London based street artist known for painting feminine ﬁgures with iconic supersized eyelashes and positive slogans such as You are Enough. Jelly’s street art is an unexpected side effect of holistic treatment for her degenerative autoimmune illness, inﬂuencing her whole outlook on life, resulting in vibrant murals which embody love and positive energy with a nod to rave culture. She considers street art an outdoor gallery believing creativity should be accessible to all, not just those who visit art galleries.
With murals all over London, as well as Bristol, Mexico City and commissioned walls for bars, restaurants, establishments, Jelly has also exhibited in Miami, LA, Naples, Brazil and Australia. She has also worked with community programs, given talks in schools and as a member of WOM all female collective Jelly has painted at Scannersinc Hip Hop events, Alexandra Palace and WOM mural trail. Jelly thrives at immersive, collaborative events and has worked with: DJ Billy Bunter at Rave Story, Visit London, Most Wanted Wines, Party n Paint, Virtual Cheltenham Paint Festival, Background Bob, MIND and Whitecross Street festival.