This young lady is Oakland's new Poet Laureate. This is maybe the 8th or 9th time I've painted a portrait for Chapter 510 and the Oakland Public Library's anual poet laureate program. It's an honor to paint these rising and shining minds and an honor to be commissioned by Chapter 510.
Yo! Hi my name is Rob. You can call me Robert or Roberto. I also go by "Tres". I write and illustrate stories. I design characters for children's books and animation, and I paint murals occasionally too. Parenthood,Ethnic Studies,Storytelling, Food, Music, Social Justice, Science Fiction,Design, & Publishing are regular thoughts. To contact me for commissioned art, freelance, or collaboration. Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org