Marlaya Charleston is an American contemporary artist influenced by African Art, The German Expressionists, Picasso and Matisse. In her latest work, she combines realistic images with abstract shape, texture and color and whimsical animal watercolors.
Featured image: Marlaya Charleston - STAR, 2019 (detail). Mixed Media. 13 × 18 in. 33 × 45.7 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy bG Gallery