Size: 9"W x 13"H x 0.01"D
Year Created: 2018
Alexandre Keto is a 28-year old, graffiti artist from São Paulo, Brazil, who has painted over 1,000 murals in 15 countries, including but not limited to: the U.S., Ghana, Senegal, Germany, France, South Africa, Brazil, Portugal and The Netherlands. The artist's work focuses exclusively on African heritage and subjects, and seeks to cultivate a positive identity and pride in being of African descent as well as to connect people around the world to their cultural roots. Keto’s work is award-winning and has been recognized by the Brazilian Embassy, the U.S. Consulate of São Paulo, and numerous organizations around the world.
Smile Design Gallery merges art with the mission of providing dental treatment for people who need care. The gallery believes social enterprise can move the great masses of humanity forward, and with a passion for art, its founders have tapped the “art market” to do just that. The gallery has treated over 500 patients since inception in the Spring of 2013, collaborated with artists such as Mr. Brainwash, Chi Modu, UR New York, Fab 5 Freddy, Liu Bolin, Miya Ando and Swizz Beats, partnered with art dealers such as Martin Lawrence Gallery, and Klein Sun Gallery, and achieved industry milestones with a 2013 Miami Art Basel production rated “Top 10” by Vanity Fair, and granted charitable dentistry in partnership with the Holocaust Survivors Initiative, The Bowery Mission, Urban Promise Camden and many more.