Faysal is a 16-year-old Philadelphian native from Germantown. He was diagnosed with childhood brain cancer at a young age, and has been living life to the fullest ever since! He wants to be an inspiration to other people living with cancer. Faysal plays with color, perception, and texture in his stylized artwork. Faysal’s paintings have layers, nuance, and depth. His artwork exudes movement, exaggeration, and multicolor combinations. Faysal also delights in exploring Black culture in the subjects of his artwork. Faysal is currently a rising junior in high school, and he hopes to attend a culinary arts school in the future. Faysal aspires to own a food truck one day, and eventually own his very own brick and mortar restaurant that explores the food of the African diaspora.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2022