feature: artist llanakila says “we love what we got” with new series of paintings

March 5, 2015

Check out the latest works from painter and graphic artist Llanakila (Hawaiian word for “Victorious”). In her new series of paintings, “We Love What We Got” and “All Eyes on Queens, Llanakila celebrates what Black women are naturally born with – in her words, “Beautiful hair, bodies, & minds filled with Love & Knowledge”. The D.C. artists centres a lot of her work on women, saying: “The female body, our life force, and our sexual energy inspire my works.”. Explore her creations below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

“We Love What We Got”

“All Eyes on Queens” (series in progress)