Performer | Rapper | Songwriter | Painter
Painting has always had a definitive impact on Isiah and the formation of his artistic idiom. Isiah has experienced great success over the last two years. Now with patrons in abundance around him, Isiah is more assured, Relaxed character.
The anxieties and insecurities that were present previously have died down and simultaneously his art has improved and centred on exploring the dramatic dreamscape imagery for which he is known. His paintings are characteristically simple in composition and content; shapes are delineated with dark outline and a single color often is used to describe form.
Isiah draws us into a dreamscape or hypnotises us by a single mesmeric, symbolic object like a mysterious pot or levitating South indian ceremonial palanquin. Look long enough at the work and we ask ourselves instinctively: Why are we here? How did we get here? Meanwhile the artist floats through his works as his classic ghostly male form, gracefully and contentedly watching us ponder.