Joey Diez | Home Sweet Home
Joey Diez | Miami, FL
I never studied art, but as a young kid began observing then learning graffiti lettering on my own. I have used these letters and that specific style as the foundation of my work and transformed it into shapes, figures, charac- ters, and body parts. The idea of communication is what drives my work, creating pieces that transcend visual lan- guages and unify its viewers through its universal themes and ideas. The style is both expressionist and abstract, and stylistically post graffiti with a heavy influence of Miami’s tropical and art deco coloring. My pieces are never pre- planned; rather they are the physical representation of the emotions and stories that manifest themselves in my mind. Each piece is extremely personal to where I am and what’s going on in my life at that time.
It’s through art that I have been able to truly find myself and come to peace. I want to share my love of art with my com- munity and use it as a tool to achieve positive outcomes. It’s very important to me to give back and one of the things