Discovery Portrait 1 > Be Yourself: I Choose
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Be Yourself: "I Choose" is inspired by the confidence to be yourself and not follow the crowd. A connection between people and not a connection through social media. Using and combination of acrylic, ink, spray paint and gold leaf, this painting captures the quest of ones self identity.
Bollee Patino is a contemporary street artist with a fast-paced practice between hastily sketched motifs and a cacophonous flurry representation of abstract expressionism, street art and pop art saturated with bright, eye-popping color. His artwork contains a multi-layered chaotic metaphor of his personal life, social views while flirting with identity subjects of ego and a sense of self. He often pulls from his graffiti background with influences from the underground skate and hip-hop cultures and other forms of design to ...