the Spotlight: Jamario Beard

​—  JaMario Beard is what some would call a self-taught artist, with a growing influence from graffiti, Hip Hop, Gangsta rap and urban culture. He also pulls from styles of art deco, impressionism, cubism art nouveau and ancient Egyptian art. He focuses his message on American Black History and the legacy of Tulsa’s “Black Wall Street” located on Greenwood.