Raheem Nelson

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  1. City Wide Open Studios: Armory Weekend Recap

    17 Oct 2016
    I had so much fun exhibiting my work at City Wide Open Studios. The New Haven Armory is the designated alternate space for artists around town to show their work. Each artist is assigned a room, some shared, some solo I had a small room but did I make the most…

  2. Using Flipboard for Content

    10 Oct 2016
    I put together a brief video on how to use Flipboard (on iOS and Android) to find and use content. Consider it a follow up to my last Flipboard video on promotion. You can view the video below…

  3. City Wide Open Studios Opening Reception

    09 Oct 2016
    Friday kicked off the opening reception of City Wide Open Studios. While attending events like this I like to paint live. It’s really important for networking and educating people about the type of art I do. I painted some still lives and studies of work by Eben King, Melanie Carr…

  4. Pop Art Commission

    07 Oct 2016
    I’m thrilled I can finally share one of the private commissions I’ve taken on lately. With work like this you want to make sure everything is signed off on before it’s posted. The work was done for friends of a friend and I didn’t want to ruin the surprise.  It…

  5. Cottonmouth iPad Painting

    03 Oct 2016
    I just finished binge watching Luke Cage and I absolutely loved it. One scene that stood out for me was with Mahershala Ali’s (House of Cards) Cottonmouth standing in front of his portrait of Biggie Smalls. I paused the episode and created this ArtRage painting to capture the scene. There…

  6. Stranger Things Event Recap

    26 Sep 2016
    On Saturday I attended the Stranger Things Creators and Cast Panel at the Samsung Store in The Meatpacking District. I’m a big fan of the show and Kyle Lambert’s dynamic poster. The Duffer Brothers and Noah Schnapp (he plays Will) were on hand to talk about the show and field questions…

  7. Project Upgrade: GQ x Bloomingdale’s

    19 Sep 2016
    During NYFW I also attended GQ’s Style Upgrade at Bloomingdales in Manhattan. Using Paper 53 I created some live illustrations of some mannequins and party guests. Painting live at parties is always rewarding because of the energy in the room. I love fielding questions about my work as well. All…

  8. #NYFW x Nolcha Shows Part 2

    17 Sep 2016
    I was invited to ArtBeam Studios in Chelsea to check out Nolcha Shows for New York Fashion Week.   “The Nolcha Shows are a leading award winning event, held during New York Fashion Week, for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry…

  9. #NYFW x Nolcha Shows Part 1

    14 Sep 2016
    This week I was invited to ArtBeam Studios in Chelsea to check out Nolcha Shows for New York Fashion Week.  “The Nolcha Shows are a leading award winning event, held during New York Fashion Week, for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists

  10. #NYFW Travel Essentials

    12 Sep 2016
    Using Paper 53 I created a series of illustrations on some of the essential things I brought to New York for Fashion Week. Check them out below. MTA Ticket iPhone iPad Khaki Blazer Money Clip Socks Dress Shoe Khaki Suit Pants Apple Pencil Keys

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