Artist: Dontae Hammond
Dontae Hammond is an emerging painter based in Austin, Texas. He specializes in mixed media pieces on canvases, wood, and paper. Dontae uses acrylic and oil paints to create his street, graffiti styled paintings. Some of his biggest inspirations are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cy Twombly and Geniveve Figgis, which is shown in his techniques, and hip hop and rap culture. Dontae is passionate about his creations and his talent, so much so he paints every day. ARTGALA is the first platform to accept his art, and Dontae hopes this will be the start to a long art career in the future.