Framed Gallery
African American Art
Framed Gallery
African American Art

Antwoine Washington

Through drawings and paintings Antwoine Washington focuses on creating realistic story telling portraits, while creating bold colorful works showcasing the range of emotion of what is the daily reality for many Blacks in America. Creating imagery with brilliantly colored strokes, Washington’s drawings and paintings capture realistic story-telling portraits.

 

In his works, Washington builds a narrative that form short stories regarding the nation’s storied past by documenting the origins in pertaining to racial inequities. While he makes no attempt to change the perspective of viewers, Washington desires his works to pull at the heart strings opening minds to acknowledge past deeds while imagining a better future.

 

As an African American man, Washington uses his creativity to share a personal point-of-view of his experiences and lived conditions in artistic commentaries of past and present realities.

 

Washington received his BA in Studio Art from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, La. While at Southern, Washington learned more about black history and art in America, further inspiring him to continue the legacy of Harlem Renaissance artists like Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, and Jacob Lawrence. After graduating, he moved to Cleveland.

 

 


  • Black Family
    Unframed
    Acrylic on Canvas
    $1,200