Another “Radiant Child” in the making!

March 11, 2014 12:56 pm

Incredibly talented, yet humble and radiating joy, street artist phenom, Skyler Grey’s light cannot be dimmed. Nicknamed the Fresh Prince of Street Art, this 13 year old creator is certainly making a name for himself. Grey’s artwork sells for a minimum $6000 a piece and can be seen hanging in galleries worldwide.

Like many artist, his talent emerges from a painful place. At the fragile age of 2, Skyler Grey lost his beautiful mother when she was tragically killed by teammates in a hazing accident. Following this tragedy, his father, a New York native encouraged his son to focus on his art. Grey became diligent in his pursuits and things began to really take off when he was 10.

The young artist states that he has been influenced by the great artist he is now often compared to, such as Kehinde Wiley, Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat to name a few.

If you’re lucky enough to catch a live show or check out an exhibit, you will be in for a treat. This artist is going places, it will be exciting to watch this young man flourish!

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