Clarence’s artwork is an exploration of truth And self. He makes abstract, figurative artwork that establishes a connection between conscious and subconscious factors, individuals, themselves and universal consciousness.
His paintings feature bold color, urgent line and brushwork, and graphic shapes and forms. His style combines painting and drawing, abstraction and representation, a specific use of mixed media materials and an eclectic iconography of figurative elements. While contemporary in his choice of materials and subjects, he bridges a wide range of historical influences, including, Neo-expressionism, surrealism, cubism and street art. He alters classical conventions of portraiture, and creates an allegorical narrative filtered through the lens of popular culture and daily experience within society.
Clarence holds a BBA from Howard University in Washington, DC where he graduated from in 2014. He began producing artwork and submitting work to art shows immediately upon finishing, and has spent the past 7 years building a following across the country. Since then he has lived, worked, exhibited, participated in shows and fairs, painted murals, organized events and created experiences in DC, NY, LA, and Miami. He currently works out of his studio at the historic 52 O St Studios in Washington, DC.