I Am Not My Hair

Pastel on sanded paper 18 x 24 Limited edition S/N prints available Original painting is part of the collection of Debra Adewale of Los Angeles, CA. This is a painting of my young cousin Damola. At first glance you see a young girl with braids in her hair. This young girl took algebra in the 2nd grade. She graduated from high school before the age of 16. She majored in business and graduated from Howard University,....hence the title,..I am not my hair !!!