Teakster is an award-winning artist, who artistic style is a fusion of Middle-Eastern artistic traditions and modern techniques inspired by his British upbringing.
His work has been featured in publications and exhibitions across the USA, UAE, Europe, and the Far East for over a decade. He has exhibited his work to a diverse range of audience’s, including various world leaders and Middle Eastern royalty.
His work is a form of escapism, being able to be creative without any boundaries. His artworks contain vivid colours, mixed with different textures. The messages in his work are about unity and peace.
Teakster has worked with a wide collection of organisations from small charities to huge institutes, like the British Museum. He also collaborates with other artists to create unique pieces of artwork. He believes this as a way to help develop the growing movement in art by working alongside other artists. He has worked closely with emerging and established artists on new opportunities for original work, developmental workshops, network building, and resource sharing.
He has a large online following through his blogs where he comments on artistic news, and provides advice and much needed inspiration to new artists. He is committed to engaging young people by working in the community through workshops, talks and presentations.
His ultimate aim is to connect communities and cultures through the serene universal language of art.