20.00"W x 16.00"H x 1.0"D

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Kayla Ek


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: green, eyes, big, lips, grunge, realism, women, surrealism, fine, modern, portrait, portraits, urban, dark, contemporary, street, fantasy, pop, cool, drool, drips, eyeball, eye, mouth

Media: ink, acrylic, gold, copper, pigment, paint

Size: 20"W x 16"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2018

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This piece is part of my "The Pains & The Pleasures" series. This Series reflects a pivotal turning point for me during my 20's.

As we get older our "Beer Goggles" of innocence slowly fade away. Soon we are able to observe people. Then, by the slightest change in a person's facial expression we can tell when someone is lying or feels uncomfortable.

It Pains me when I see people do this to me, as if they think my "Beer Goggles" never faded away and therefore they fabricate the truth so effortlessly without any thought of repercussions.

- "I see through your words, your lips are no snake"

- "To some, money makes you rich. To others, LIFE makes you rich...hangout with the 'others'. "


Kayla Ek is an American artist, graphic designer and curator based in Connecticut - New York & Florida. Her paintings, illustrations and sculptures often depict emotive surreal portraits that symbolize her deep love for music illuminations, psychology, philosophy and saturated colors. Currently, at the age of 21 Kayla's day to day life is of a young entrepreneur - Full time graphic designer by day, artist, curator & model by night. Kayla's Latest project's involve Directing the 2016 Annual New Milford Art Walk and being honored with the title of being a "RAW" featured Artist and was featured in RAW'S "MOTIF" Showcase in Brooklyn NY. Kayla Continues to strive for success as she is currently attending Western Connecticut State University for a degree in fine arts, and has won many awards due to her excellence in the Arts - such as the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools Outstanding Arts Award, The 2014 Walter Kopsick Memorial Award, & the 2014 Energy PRZ Award .

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