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 Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Aaron Holliday Jr.

 

Black Lives Lift

Thesis Statement

Aaron Holliday, also known as KingFinesse, resides in Waldorf, Maryland. He has and continues to have a passion for art growing up as a young man but did not know how to express that love until his late high school years. Entering his junior year in high school, he enrolled in Career Tech Education, also known as CTE, at Robert D. Stethem. His concentration was in Interactive Media, which enhanced his experience in the art industry and further developed his college-level education career choice. Aaron previously studied at Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Maryland studying in Visual Communication Design with a general media concentration and a minor in Photography. He currently attends Bowie State University pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications and Digital Media Arts with an Advertising Design concentration. Aaron is well acquainted with digital and physical content creation in graphic arts. With over seven years of experience, he has developed a wide selection of creative content. This content includes designs of logos, banners, clothing, and websites.

  • Growing up as an African American athlete, I’ve always loved the idea of staying active and in shape. Doing this allowed me to develop my own personal meaning of internal and external health. I’ve had the ability to witness many of my people suffer from insecurities, lack of motivation, and the younger generation moving down unpleasant paths. I am someone who loves his culture and would do anything to support the best way I can. I’ve incorporated a series of pieces that support staying active, working together, and motivating our future generations. Combining my love for art with my passion for physique health allowed me to find a way to connect with the audience of every culture and not just my own. I incorporated fun versions of cartoon characters, promoting staying active for people of all ages. Doing this allowed me to emphasize not only dynamic movement but also promoting black-owned gyms.