Shawn Artis is a local artist who has participated with Via Colori since 2011. In 2013 he was selected as one of Via Colori Houston’s featured artists! He can be seen creating live works of art at various venues throughout the city.
His prolific artwork has quickly established him as an emerging visual artist to watch on the Houston arts scene. Shawn’s work has been displayed at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts African American Artist Exhibition, Midtown Art Center, the Heights Contemporary Warehouse Museum, and other locations. Although he has created many images of celebrities, his biggest influence and artistic muse has been his daughter, Ari, whose birth inspired him to create artwork that’s diverse, inspirational and spiritually impactful.