Tampa artist is giving away artwork in exchange for donations to The Okra Project

“Saddens and angers me that in just the 10 days since I created this piece, more names have been added to this list,” the post read.

click to enlarge Tampa artist is giving away artwork in exchange for donations to The Okra Project
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The first 25 people, who donate $10 or more to The Okra Project, will be sent artwork from the local Tampa artist Mega Supremo, according to an Instagram post.

To receive a two-color, signed and numbered edition of artwork, people are urged to DM a receipt of their donation. 

David Cabassa, the designer behind Mega Supremo, initially created the artwork, which features 50 names of African American’s killed by police like Breonna Taylor, Treyvon Martin and George Floyd, on June 9th.

“Saddens and angers me that in just the 10 days since I created this piece, more names have been added to this list,” the post read. 

In light of the past week’s killing of African Americans such as Rayshard Brooks, who was shot by Atlanta police officers in a Wendy’s parking lot, Cabassa donated $250 to the Okra Project. The 25 artworks sold for donations will match Cabassa’s initial donation. 

The Okra Project is a grassroots collective geared to help “Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them,” according to its website. 

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Christopher Cann

Christopher is a current journalism student at the University of Florida. His past work can be seen at Ears to Feed, The Independent Florida Alligator and Cigar City Management. 

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