Piece description from the artist
Shelter is part of a larger series of works created for a space here in Portland, Oregon. Shelter is an abstraction of someone running inside out of the rain.
Daren Todd is a Portland based creative whose artistic practice focuses on painting, murals, and digital design. Daren owns Art Larger Than Me, a fine-art and art merchandise business that supports his creative practice. He works as the curator for The Downstairs Gallery, an art gallery in downtown Portland, Oregon that seeks to provide support for BIPOC, LGBTQ+ artists, and artists with disabilities, and their creative practices. Daren’s work currently focuses on abstract expressionism and graphic portraiture, and the juxtaposition of both styles into cohesive paintings and designs.