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As a black artist, I strive for my work to communicate positive ideas and images of people of color. I like creating work that not only illustrates the beauty and strength of a person of color, but also create work that is identifiable and relatable to us. As Faith Ringgold has said, “You can't sit around and wait for somebody to say who you are. You need to write it and paint it and do it.” Ana Latese Illustrations is an outlet for art prints, greeting cards, planner accessories, and stationary items that are crafted specifically for people of color

Ana Latese Illustrations

As a black artist, I strive for my work to communicate positive ideas and images of people of color. I like creating work that not only illustrates the beauty and strength of a person of color, but also create work that is identifiable and relatable to us. As Faith Ringgold has said, “You can’t sit around and wait for somebody to say who you are. You need to write it and paint it and do it.” Ana Latese Illustrations is an outlet for art prints, greeting cards, planner accessories, and stationary items that are crafted specifically for people of color
Banana Peppers Art

Banana Peppers Art

Brianna Pippens is a Visual and Performing Artist based in Washington, DC. Artistically known as Banana Peppers, she creates illustrations, paintings, drawings, animations, and cut out work that focuses on race, nostalgia, and the nuances of Black identity and experiences.

She is a self-taught visual artist that began sharing her visual artwork in 2010. As a trained singer and dancer, Brianna has been able to tap into those modes of expression to influence her art style and dedication to honing her craft.

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The Orange Nest Shop

The Orange Nest Shop

Charlot is a Dublin based illustrator, designer and book author. Her art often depicts underrepresented characters in empowering ways to help change their narratives. Some of her most renowned clients include HuffPost, Google, Penguin Random House and New York Times. Charlot’s first big graphic novel “What We Don’t Talk About”, was published by Avery Hill in 2020. On the side she runs an art shop where she sells prints, postcards and zines with her husband.
MomosArtShoppe

MomosArtShoppe

Monique Steele is a Jamaican born illustrator currently floating in the ether. Thematically, her art focuses mostly on exploring historical costuming, fan culture, and diabolical women in power. When she’s not drawing famous queens in history, you can find her deeply mired in the comings and goings of pop culture, trying to refine her spicy foods palette and lamenting no longer living the “island girl” lifestyle.
Priscilla Bampoh

Priscilla Bampoh

Priscilla specialises in digital illustration and is known for her simple, yet unique and stylistic approach to her art and character designs. Born and raised in London, United Kingdom, she creates art that takes inspiration from local communities. Her additional interests are anime, video games and demon ladies.
Céli Godfried

Céli Godfried

Céli Godfried is an Afro-Caribbean and Dutch illustrator, specializing in the cute and colorful. Céli believes that representation is important and is passionate about creating cute, diverse, and meaningful stories and characters, in hopes to empower, encourage and uplift. They enjoy exploring magical worlds through color and design, creating strikingly vibrant illustrations. In her free time, she loves sitting in the sun, petting cats and playing video games.
Black Girls Create

Black Girls Create

Black Girls Create is a unique intersectional hub for Black creators and critical fandom. Through substantive but easily accessible content, we encourage fans to celebrate and critique pop culture while also advocating for and contributing to the increased media representation of Black women specifically, and people of color in general.

Note: All art is property of its respective owner(s), and all purchases are subjected to the terms and conditions for the particular artist. Black Girls Create is not responsible for any purchases made outside of this site.