Shop for artwork based on themed collections. Most images may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Select image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Orlando International Jazz Fest by Everett Spruill
Two Baule Masks - Beta by Everett Spruill
Tikar Mask from Cameroon by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask Ivory Coast by Everett Spruill
Bwa Mask of Burkina Faso by Everett Spruill
Baule Mask and Wisdom by Everett Spruill
Fang Mask by Everett Spruill
Senufo Wisdom by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask and Perseverance by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask and The Power of Love by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask and Compassionate Woman by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask with E Glyphs by Everett Spruill
Two African Masks by Everett Spruill
Three African Masks by Everett Spruill
Passport Mask by Everett Spruill
Senufo Mask by Everett Spruill
Dan Mask by Everett Spruill
Congo Mask by Everett Spruill
Baule Mask by Everett Spruill
Arc de Triomphe by Everett Spruill
Legends of Jazz by Everett Spruill
Live Long and Prosper - A by Everett Spruill
Simone by Everett Spruill
Checkmate by Everett Spruill
Displaying: 1 - 24 of 626
About Everett Spruill
Everett Spruill was born in Birmingham, Alabama 1954. Earned a degree in Business Management from Berea College, Kentucky 1976. As a youth Everett spent many afternoons at the Birmingham Museum of Art. The museum and his early exposure to classical music would prove to have a great influence on his artistic development. "Mom worked at A.G. Gastons' Lounge in the afternoon, I'd wait for her at the Museum until she got off. The Museum was my refuge and fueled my love for art. I really enjoy working with my hands, drawing and woodworking projects were part of our industrial Education during the 60s. I also had an ear for music so mom insisted I have voice and piano lessons".
For more than 30 years Everett has been involved in collecting and creating works of art. He currently conducts art workshops for Central Florida youth through his non-profit foundation and is former owner of The Ethnic Art Gallery, Orlando, Florida.
Everett is most known for his early collages and works on paper, notably, the "Old School Jazz and Blues Series", which feature colorful images of the fathers and legends of our own American art form known as Jazz. After graduating from Berea College and working as a Hotel Manager until 1989, Everetts art is influenced by American Artists Arthur Rayford, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Charles White, and Frank Stella to name a few.
Everetts' art explores his personal world of contemporary aesthetics and culture. He creates a dialogue with the viewers of his ethnically inspired images using his own mixed media visual language. Spruill communicates his unique artistic language through the use of intense color and rich surface textures. The image is further enhanced with African inspired patterns, and handwritten social commentary to further communicate with the viewer.
Paint, photos, various types of hand-made paper, layers of glazes, watercolor, pen, and ink, pastel and charcoal, to name a few, are Everetts tools for conversing with the viewer. Extensive use of spray painted-hand cut stencils, African textiles, shells, found objects, and Adinkra symbols further enhance his visual language.
These elements transform the pictorial image into a work of art that has true meaning and transforms the canvas into a rich opulent surface that invites the viewer to take a closer look.
Spruill, also an innovative print-maker, transforms his original mixed media collages into unique original graphics using a process he invented using elements of serigraphs and graffiti.
Everett accepts both public and private commissions and his work is in corporate and private collections worldwide.
I work in three styles and use a variety of found objects, including, but not limited to, shells, magazine pages, tissue, postage stamps, various paint mediums, photographs, cut and torn hand-painted paper, air-brushed hand-cut silk-screens and drawings. Themes for my creations range from Family, Music (Jazz and Blues), West African Culture and my own experiences as an African-American.
My techniques are the result of extensive experimentation. Harmony and contrast are the most important qualities I want to convey. My abstract works feature three ongoing series that I call Intuitive CreationsÂ