By Shavonne Edison
Shavonne Edison makes acrylic, watercolor, graphite, and oil pastel artworks. She creates a connection between realism and fantasy with vibrant colors and life-like features. Some common attributes of her artworks are defined lips, striking eyes, and glossy skin. Shavonne Edison’s inspiration derives from Afro-futurism, Harlem renaissance art, fashion photography, and even her social media feed. Most works are portraits of unique minority faces to bring life to underrepresented voices in art.