Play is a collection of clothing designed by Tavarus Blackmonster❤️
BAG (Blackmonster ART Garments) is a collection of digital fashion collectables designed by Tavarus Blackmonster📈
Tavarus Blackmon also known by the Anglo-Saxon, Blackmonster, is a devoted, Black, Father and Partner with three children in, Sacramento, California. He earned his MFA as Provost Fellow at the University of California Davis and his MA in Studio Art at CSU, Sacramento. He has been under Fellowship at the Headlands Center for the Arts and a Parent Artist Fellow at the Kala Art Institute. His was the recipient of the 2020-2021 Kala Art Institute Fellowship and the Pilot Curatorial Fellowship at Root Division. He was the winter, 2021, AiR at Caldera Arts in Sisters, OR. His practice is interdisciplinary and intermedium.
Blackmon is an educator in the CSU system, instructing in Painting and Drawing and Digital Art and has been a Panelist for the Ca Arts Council and a Community Advisor to the Sacramento Office of Arts an Culture. Currently they serve on the Board of Directors as Chair of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee at Root Division, a wage certified Non-Profit Art Center in the Mission District in San Francisco, CA; he is also a member of the Curatorial Committee. Blackmon has also been named a Charter Member of the UC Davis Art and Art History Advisory Board. And, has placed artists in the Artist Pool for UC Davis Health, working directly with Beth Jones Consulting as a broker.
You can find Blackmon’s work online at Tavarus Blackmon ART. And he is also a creative coder, developing websites since 2012 and currently part of the web3 ecosystem and Community at Rarible as -blackmonster-. Blackmon uses traditional methods, drawing and painting, and electronic tools to create work. They’re use of color and concepts of domesticity and family life inform his practice. And as an educator, they appreciate the work of their students and find inspiration on the enumerable ways individuals can create artwork and see the world around themself.
Play and BAG are long time efforts by the artist to design and produce a clothing line. All designs are original by the Artist. All digital artwork created by the Artist.
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Portrait of the Artist Tavarus Blackmonster