Raheem Nelson

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  1. From The Elm to The Empire: The Concept

    Date 14 Feb 2017
    I was born and raised in New Haven, CT. Since I was very young I’ve been passionate about the arts. That passion brought me to New York City where I attended The School of Visual Arts. Since I graduated I have been traveling back and forth between New Haven and…

  2. Murals at Royal Sushi & Bar

    Date 14 Feb 2017
    I’m happy to announce as of October, Royal Sushi and Bar is open for business. My murals are prominently featured on their restaurant walls for all to see. If you’re in New Orleans you can visit them at 1913 Royal St, New Orleans, LA. There website can be found at…

  3. From The Elm to The Empire: The Covers

    Date 08 Feb 2017
    Today I’m revealing the cover and back cover to my artbook, From The Elm to The Empire. The concept of the book is a visual journal of my experiences in New Haven and New York City. From The Elm to The Empire goes on sale April 13th on Lulu.com There…

  4. Gather Out of Star-Dust Recap

    Date 06 Feb 2017
    Recently I went to Gather Out of Star-Dust at The Beinecke Library. It was a party for the Harlem Renaissance themed exhibition that is currently running there. Check out the paintings I made below. Art created using ArtRage on iPad Pro.

  5. Online Store

    Date 03 Feb 2017
    I’m launching my revamped Online Store. You can purchase my iPad Paintings as photo prints and have them shipped to you! There is something for everyone! Check out the new store here.

  6. LANDLORD @ NYFWM Recap

    Date 02 Feb 2017
    Yesterday I did a Instagram Takeover for my good friend and collaborator, Diego Leon aka Dandy In The Bronx. Basically I was a reporter covering a specific event for Men’s New York Fashion Week. Last year I checked out Nolcha Shows and this year I covered LANDLORD. I really enjoyed…

  7. From The Elm to The Empire (New Haven Teaser Trailer)

    Date 31 Jan 2017
    Check out the second trailer for my upcoming artbook, From The Elm to The Empire. See New Haven from my perspective. Coming soon on Lulu.com. Featuring art created on iPad Pro. 

  8. Harriott Home Health Animation

    Date 19 Jan 2017
    Sometimes when I’m creating work for my clients there are tons of revisions. It comes with the job. That means I can’t share work I may be excited about until all the parties involved sign off on the work. Last year I was commissioned to create an animated advertisement for Harriott…

  9. From The Elm to The Empire (NYC Teaser Trailer)

    Date 03 Jan 2017
    Here’s your first look at my next artbook, From The Elm to The Empire! It features original paintings created on iPad Pro. Look out for it on Lulu this Spring! Check out the video below!

  10. “Dandy In The Bronx” Art Video

    Date 02 Jan 2017
    Procreate is the app I used to create these illustrations of Diego aka Dandy In The Bronx. It has this cool feature where it automatically records every line and brushstroke. Check out my art process video below to get a behind the scenes look at my collaboration with Diego. Video…

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