Raheem Nelson

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  1. #WhereIsRa?: DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park

    02 Jul 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest painting trip to DUMBO, Brooklyn Yesterday I went back to New York to continue painting in Brooklyn Bridge Park. I met a cool illustrator and photographer (Jeff Chery) that also uses an iPad for art. We…

  2. #WhereIsRa?: Central Park West and DUMBO

    25 Jun 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest endeavors in New York City Last weekend was very exciting and eventful. On Saturday I participated in “Innovation of Art” An International Fine Arts Exhibition in New York City. It was a group show held at…

  3. Pop Art into Orbit

    15 Jun 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest exhibitons This past Friday I closed out my installation with Weill Cornell Medical West. (East side site is still running) I made a lot of great connections and got a sense of how people feel about…

  4. Why Did I Choose Art?

    11 Jun 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about how I got into art I’m actually not sure if I chose art or if it chose me. Art to me feels like a powerful force. It’s always on my mind whether I’m creating in the studio or…

  5. Messages Behind The Art

    08 Jun 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about the meanings behind some of my paintings I did an illustration involving a pack of American Spirit cigarettes. Does that mean I promote smoking? Absolutely not. That painting captures the bar atmosphere and a moment in time. It’s…

  6. 12 Campbell’s Soup Cups

    02 Jun 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest Warhol inspired series Recently I revisited and expanded my Campbell’s Remix series inspired by Pop Artist, Andy Warhol. Most artists that pay homage to this iconic Warhol series render the classic can. I thought it would…

  7. ByFor Gallery and Plein Air Painting

    26 May 2014
    Recently I volunteered for The Future Project’s “ByFor Gallery” showcase at High School in The Community. It was another great opportunity to support and guide young, aspiring artists and just have a good time. Like ArtWalk I had my easel on hand and people loved it. I created a few…

  8. iPad Art by Ra takes Manhattan

    22 May 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be taking about my latest exhibitions I’m proud to announce that my latest exhibition is at Weill Cornell Medical Associates East Side. It’ll be running for three months with another exhibition coming soon at their west side location. I created 5…

  9. Feature in iPad Insight

    18 May 2014
    I’d like to thank Patrick Jordan for the kind words and feature in his site, iPad Insight. Read the article here.

  10. Featured Illustration: Lupita Nyong’o

    16 May 2014
    Welcome to my blog! I this post I will be talking about my process of painting Lupita Nyong’o Last month I got got the itch to create another realistic portrait. After much deliberation I went with Lupita Nyong’o from 12 Years A Slave. Portraits like this take time so I…

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