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THE STORY OF OYA
I PAINT, I CREATE AND I USE MY BRUSH TO EXPLORE THE CONCEPTS OF GENDER, IDENTITY AND THE DIASPORA.
My name is Karen Alleyne, and I am a self-taught, artist originally from North West London. I specialise in black art from and African American, British and Caribbean perspective as a result of the time I spend in London, Minneapolis and Barbados.
Find out more about me, my Afrocentric art and the story behind the name ” Oya Arts.”
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Click through to view some of my latest paintings and the stories behind them. My work is diverse and includes a range of pieces from abstract Afrocentrism to moderately erotic paintings that celebrate the beauty of the female form. It also includes politically charged depictions and works inspired by nature. The range reflects my personality, a melange of stuff!
I love to paint! You can follow my work from idea creation to the finished product via my Instagram feeds @oyaarts.
Do you want your very own unique painting to brighten up that blank wall you have been looking at for a while? Then drop me a line, and together we can turn your vision into a reality.
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