For rising artist and Detroit native Onzie, born Deandre Norman in 1980 has built his mark in the world of carpentry, graduating from Detroit Carpenters Apprenticeship School in 2003 and becoming a carpentry contractor in the field. Onzie started drawing and designing at a young age, it was around 2005 when he began to experiment with painting on wood and discovered carpentry is a form of art, by 2008 Onzie started combining art and woodwork an formed a unique craft. Onzie constructs his on canvas out of wood and primarily uses acrylic, enamel, glue, sand and resin to create one of a kind abstract paintings and wood wall sculptures.
Onzie's ArtPrize Entries
These are Onzie's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Onzie's Past Work
These are images of past work that Onzie has done.