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The Origins of Pegasus

The Origins of Pegasus

Pegasus was inspired by my time as an art teacher at Hillside Children's Center. My students faced serious mental and emotional challenges and this drove me to work harder to connect with them. I set out to create original art projects that could capture their imagination and Pegasus played a crucial role. I noticed many students were intimidated by drawing freehand so I drew a light pencil outline of a dragon's head and asked them to customize the features with magic markers. The project was a hit! Many fantastic dragons were created that day but when a student asked me...

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Harriet Tubman Mural Project

Harriet Tubman Mural Project

Harriet Tubman is famous for her work on the Underground Railroad but this mural is devoted to sharing the incredible but lesser known aspects of her life after she settled here in Auburn. The mural depicts these accomplishments in a single image through various scenes that merge like a collage.  These scenes include her participation in the Combahee River Raid which freed hundreds of people from slavery and her service as a nurse during the Civil War. Her strong Christian faith is represented by the Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church, where she worshiped while living in Auburn. She partnered with...

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Hey! I'm Arthur the Artist

Hey! I'm Arthur the Artist

Welcome to Arthur the Artist.com! The only place to purchase original artwork and designs by Arthur the Artist and his alter ego, The Highcrafter. Our wildest dreams often lie just beyond our deepest fears and my work is inspired by the dangers faced in pursuit of that dream. This journey is shared through abstract digital paintings, visionary portraits, handcrafted paper cut designs and surreal illustrations that take you on a journey of your own. Explore the gallery and discover first edition art prints with custom frames, home decor like wall art and high quality canvas prints, unique handmade three dimensional...

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