Featured artwork by Ayeola Omolara Kaplan
By Ayeola Omolara Kaplan
If using Ayeola’s art, please at the minimum give proper artist attribution, and consider contacting her for permission or to offer payment in exchange for your use. Visit her website for her gallery, to commission her services, and more.
Ayeola Omolara Kaplan (she/her) is a Black, Jewish, queer, revolutionary artist. She is an abolitionist and surrealist who creates with the belief that art can be weaponized as self-defense against an anti-truth culture plagued by unhealed generational trauma. Through depicting the intersections of identity, class, and spirituality, she hopes to contribute to the moving canon of revolutionary art. Her work features empowering and electrifying imagery created to energize people, as well as celebrate marginalized folks carrying themselves with clout. The pieces exist as spiritual tools created with the intention to manifest a blissful and equitable future
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