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Narus Carlos Jay

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N Carlos J is a Brooklyn based artist whose works are depicted through oil paintings, works on paper, and large-scale murals using ink, oil and spray paint. He weaves images from his subconscious to concoct a lucid psychological response to our threatened environment.

N Carlos J was born and raised in New York City. He had a huge childhood interest in comic books and graffiti culture, which sparked his desire to illustrate. During his teenage years he developed a fascination for renaissance painters, hip-hop and fashion, which impacted his style. He began his study of fine art at the high school of Art and Design, and continued at the Fashion Institute of Technology where he received his BFA.

N Carlos J has exhibited widely in the Northeast and New York City. Major influences include Francis Bacon, Jenny Saville, Guy Denning, Hip hop music, Prince, Dali, Sigmund Freud and American pop culture.