Otha Davis III

Otha Davis III

Los Angeles, CA, United States

About Otha Davis III

Born in Athens, GA (1979) and raised in Jacksonville, FL, Otha Davis III (also known as Vakseen) is a self-taught, museum-exhibited artist and a multi-platinum music producer/songwriter. While working on hit records as a music executive/ producer has played a driving force in his career, Vakseen has been an active realist painter since moving to Los Angeles in 2011. Known for his Vanity Pop, collage- influenced paintings, his artwork has been exhibited by the Ontario Museum of History & Art, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, LA Art Show, Spectrum Miami/Art Basel, Adidas, Vans, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Flinders Lane Gallery, Julien's Auctions, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, the University of California Los Angeles, Bombay Saaphire Gin, the city of Los Angeles, Gallery 825, Abend Gallery, Baton Rouge Gallery, W Hotel and Soho House London. His artwork has also been published in various magazines in print and online including LA Weekly, Buzzfeed, Complex Magazine, Juxtapoz Magazine, Hi- Fructose Magazine, Vibe Magazine, PoetsArtists, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Professional Artist Magazine, High Times Magazine, Kolaj Magazine, Gay Times, BOOOOOOOM and Supersonic Art. His paintings can be seen on VakseenArt.com

Education

Self-taught

Exhibitions

http://vakseenart.com/cv/