Sarai (SUH-RYE) is a artist/illustrator from Memphis,TN. She’s a multi-disciplinary artist who specializes in digital collages, mix media art, illustrations, and graphic design. She enjoys using her skills to showcase her thoughts, emotions, fantasies, random ideas in various mediums.
She likes to create works that often challenges the way the world views minorities and womxn in surrealism, dreamy ways that may make you get lost in the imagery. Sarai likes to use bold colors, butterflies, flowers because it’s her way of telling herself and others to keep blooming and soaring high despite the odds. She often likes to add intentional imperfections in her art to show that there will be fuck ups along your journey, but still keep going.
When she’s not creating art, she creates sexual and health wellness content under the alter- ego Nina. Nina is a bold, in your face womxn who does not give a fuck how society feels a womxn should behave. She creates this content in a judgement free manner to enlighten those who may not be aware of how to enjoy sex, the importance of sexual health, as well as physical and mental health.
Sarai is an all around creative who does not let anyone try to put her in a box.
What inspired the specific work you are submitting? I wanted to represent a woman of color in a peaceful,soothing setting.
Why do you want to participate in this NASTY WOMEN exhibition?I wanted to participate because I love what Nasty Women stand for, and I appreciate how they highlight artists.
What does it mean to you to be a NASTY WOMAN in the arts? To me being a NASTY WOMAN in the arts is basically doing whatever the hell I want art wise, breaking barriers and continuing going against the grain in the art world.