Adaja Cooper

National Award-Winning Artist

"Wading Inward"

Water has had a profound impact on Black culture throughout history. This body of work attempts to explore its significance and relationship to history, identity and traditions.

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Arkansas Times "Best of Arkansas" Visual Artist Finalist

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Meet the Artist

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Featured Projects

"Ain't I A Woman" Mural

After painting my first mural "Aint I A Woman" it was completely defaced; twice. Click below to learn more about the story and the message behind the mural.

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"Wading Inward"

For my senior capstone project, I dedicated my body of work to exploring how water has impacted the Black community. Click here to read my artist statement!

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"Black Lives Matter" Mural

I was asked by my alma mater, Little Rock Central High to help sketch and paint a mural dedicated to honoring black lives.

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"I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life."

Jean-Michel Basquiat