JASON IHEKONA

An offbeat creative striving to reach my potential in art and design.

AGE: 25

HOMETOWN: Edmond, OK

ALMA MATER: Oklahoma State University

SPECIAL SKILLS: All-Nighters, Eating Leftovers, Evernote Aficionado

 

PROGRAMS:

PASSIONS

GAMING

Escapism is powerful, and video games allowed me to travel to a plethora of worlds and have fantastic experiences impossible otherwise. Video games have not only affected my perspective on art and design, but they have also helped shape my perspective on the world around me.

ART

The form of expression that allows me to give life to the ideas that run rampant in my head. Drawing has always been my go-to activity alongside gaming, and has allotted me an affinity for color relationships, unique forms and acute details. From character concepts to abstract visuals, I love rendering my visions and growing in my craft.

DESIGN

Graphic design allows me to personify any given media, give it a voice, and decide how an audience might receive it. Creating broad concepts and slowly filling in details is such a fulfilling process and allows for the understanding of the design all around us.

FAVORITES

GAMES: Splatoon, Super Smash Bros, Pokemon, Sonic The Hedgehog, Kirby, Mario Kart, Animal Crossing, Danganronpa, Zero Escape, Ace Attorney, Skullgirls, Persona 5

SHOWS: Insecure, Rupaul’s Drag Race, Broad City, The Read, Daria, How to Get Away with Murder, Pose, Gumball, Astronomy Club

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS/ARTISTS: Takashi Murakami, James Jean, Shigenori Soejima, Kehinde Wiley, Sachin Teng, Panamaman

MUSIC ARTISTS: Janelle Monae, Beyonce, Anamanaguchi, Masafumi Takada, June Chikuma, Shoji Meguro, SZA, Kaytranada

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