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i am OTHER
Founded by Pharrell Williams, i am OTHER is a creative collective that serves the innovators, ground breakers and outliers – the OTHERS – among us. For this Vistaprint face mask collaboration, i am OTHER invited artists who curiously recontextualize the conventional and step boldly into their ability to change the world.
Vistaprint will donate a portion of the proceeds from this collection to support YELLOW, Pharrell Williams’ non-profit working to even the odds through education.
A native of Houston, TX, Nikkolas Smith is a concept artist, children’s book author, Hollywood film illustrator and artivist. He is the author/illustrator of ‘The Golden Girls of Rio,’ nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and ‘My Hair is Poofy & That’s Okay.’ As an illustrator of color, Nikkolas is focused on creating captivating art that can spark important conversations around social justice in today’s world and inspire meaningful change. Many of his viral and globally shared and published sketches are included in his book ‘Sunday Sketch: The Art of Nikkolas.’ Nikkolas speaks at conferences, workplaces and schools all over the country, and leads workshops on digital painting, character and movie poster design. He lives in Los Angeles, CA and attended Hampton University in VA.
Artist, designer and entrepreneur Six Sev hails from Leimert Park in Los Angeles, CA. Inspired by the late Nipsey Hustle – who featured Sev’s designs in his Marathon store – Sev continues to work in and support the Crenshaw and Leimert Park communities. His musical debut, ‘Sevshaw,’ is a testimony to his upbringing and current environment, highlighting Black enterprise, gentrification, social change and LA culture. As a businessman, Sev is the founder of Pray for the Hood, ENIAS LLC and the “Make Crenshaw Great Again” campaign – bringing his community together. Sev is often referred to as “the Mayor of Leimert” and was awarded a certificate of recognition from the Los Angeles City Council for his contributions to education and art in his district. He was also showcased in the Pharrell Williams (ft. Jaz-Z) music video ‘Entrepreneur.’
Tommy Mitchell was born in 1983 in Biloxi, MS. Relocating to Virginia in the early ‘80s, Tommy would draw a myriad of things, from magazine covers to basketball cards. Out of high school, he began working numerous retail jobs before coming back to his calling in the arts. Tommy’s work ranges from portraits with ink to design and illustration. He was one of the artists selected to create a mural for the 2019 SOMETHING IN THE WATER music festival, Pharrell Williams’ multi-day music festival and cultural experience in his hometown of Virginia Beach, VA. Tommy lives and works in Baltimore, MD.
i am OTHER believes that which makes you different makes you special – and they set that intention toward informing everything they do. For this Vistaprint face mask collaboration, i am OTHER is celebrating the artistry and magic in the OTHERS who are shaping our future.
Vistaprint will donate a portion of the proceeds from this collection to support YELLOW, Pharrell Williams’ non-profit working to even the odds through education. We also recently supported VA for the People, a non-partisan campaign to mobilize voters across Virginia (Pharrell’s home state) and beyond. In 2020, Vistaprint donated 500,000 face masks and 10,000 yard signs to encourage Virginians to safely get to the polls.
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