The Tree is a painting on wood that took up a big chunk of my summer in 2014. It illustrates my life of struggle from the roots where I reach to grab onto a tumultuous surface, the body of my experiences all the way to the fruit. Every time I was "finished", I ended up putting another week into it. It's titled, "Tree of Life".
The original is in a private collection. I've been expanding on this over the years, but have yet to dedicate as much time to one piece. The technique provides a way to incorporate a multitude of imagery in a cohesive way.
Benjy Caplan of the Miami New Times interviewed artists, who have transformed urban blight into a sprawling outdoor gallery in the Wynwood area of downtown Miami. Krave, under the sub-title "Bible reader" is featured prominently in this story, articulating his roots in the community, his friendships and alliances, his passion for street art and its incorporation read more