Shawn "Painta" Lindsay, originally from Forestville, Md, now lives and works in Southeast, DC. An energetic + enigmatic spirit, Shawn has been interested in art since he was a child. He draws inspiration from his daily life, cartoons + hip hop culture. Portrait painters such as John Singer Sargent, Henri Matisse, Alice Neil, + Jean Michel Basquiat also serve as inspirations. Shawn attended the Visual + Performing Arts program at Suitland High School + went on to study fine arts at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.