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Biomorphic Surrealist Artist painting in the Abstract, based in L.A. Upendo's career began in Graphic Design and Print Production. He has designed everything from tee shirt graphics, skateboards, to cut & sew apparel. His passion for graffiti and street art pushed him to create a unique style that expresses his love for public art, text, and line. Inspired by music; soul, funk, jazz and hip-hop, he pulls on memory and the imprints cartoons left on him from his childhood, vibrate street and pop culture, sports and the ever pressing social and political issues of our times. Upendo uses his art to craft a feeling, a vibe, a vibration of color and line that visually transcends, painting mostly in black and white, balance, and composition.