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About the Artist

Chicago-based artist, Latia Jackson, also known as Afro Picasso, is a bold new face in the art world. With a repertoire of black cultured realism-pop paintings and the written word, she is creating her own lane and dominating it. A graduate of Governors State University with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and a minor in Creative Writing, Latia is a credentialed, creative, and bold artist with a sharp focus on building a sustainable brand, taking it worldwide. She desires to continue to create art that inspires others while uplifting the black community.  


Creative Experiences 

Academic Background

Solo Exhibitions 

2019- Illinois Community College Juried Exhibition. Visual Arts Gallery. University Park, IL

2020- Joy In The Movement Exhibition. Third Estate Art. Chicago, IL

2021- The Black Market Expo Pt. 4. Dream Vacations by Ebony. Chicago Ridge, IL

2021- McCord Gallery Exhibition. McCord Gallery and Cultural Center. Palos Park, IL

2021- Impromptu: Work in Progress. Visual Arts Gallery. University Park, IL

2021- Homewood Arts Council Gallery Exhibition. Homewood Arts Council. Homewood, IL

2021- Summer Virtual Gallery Exhibition. Homewood Arts Council. Homewood, IL

2022- Women United Art Movement Solo Show. Women United Art Movement. Czech Republic

2022- Blaqe Gold Inagugural Show. BLAQE. Chicago, IL

2016-2019 - A.S Fine Arts. Moraine Valley Community College. Palos Hills, IL

2019-2022 - B.F.A Governors State University. University Park, IL 


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