Artist Jaia Robinson Embraces High Energy Work
Behind the Buck: Jaia Robinson, a Clark Atlanta grad, says she gets inspiration from the energy in 'hard core' rap music.
1) Tell us about your Buck.
The Buck is vibrant with geometric shapes.
2) What inspired you to approach your Buck this way?
The client wanted their Buck to be as if it was an actual painting that could be hung in a gallery.
3) In general, where do you find the inspiration for your art?
I find inspiration from life, my family, and friends.
4) How did you become an artist?
I was always a creative child, and as I got older my passion increased.
5) Is there anything else you'd like to share with Buckhead Patch readers?
I believe that art can change the world and make it a better place, and I'm doing my part everyday to make this a reality.
To see more work by Jaia Robinson, including her t-shirt designs, go to her website, wepaintitnow. You can hear her discuss her thoughts about art, giving back to the community, and taking inspiration from rap music in the YouTube video attached to this article.
This article is the latest in a series of Buckhead Patch conversations with the creators of the "Buck" statues stationed around the neighborhood. Do you know other creative people in Buckhead who deserve to be profiled? Email us with the details!
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