Cavier Coleman: Space Jam, 2021, acrylic latex, ink, paper collage on canvas, 15' x 8'
Raised in Detroit, Michigan during its financial crisis, Cavier Coleman went to Emmanuel College on a basketball scholarship. During his second year, he was discovered by a model scout, and the then-nineteen year old immediately launched his career as an international model which spanned the globe from New York to South Africa.
Cavier Coleman: Sink or Swim, 2021, acrylic latex, enamel, paper collage on wood panel, 4 x 4ft
The model quickly found himself on the other side of the camera’s lens in the role of photographer. His meticulous attention to detail, distinct point of view, and ambition positioned him at the forefront of fashion media. As a photographer, Cavier continued to work with top agencies like: DNA, Request, and Ford Models. He gained notoriety after his photographs appeared in Complex, Interview Magazine, amongst other publications. During this time his client list grew including brands such as Puma, Footaction, Hudson Jeans, and Jack Threads. Currently, he is Director of Photography for Black Pyramid, Hudson Outerwear (Soulja Boy), and Pro-Standard, an athletic brand in partnership with the NBA.
Cavier Coleman: Less is More, 2020, acrylic, enamel, spray paint, paper collage on canvas, 60" x 40"
Recently, the artist collaborated with Saks Fifth Avenue placing art installations throughout the department store and in its window displays. His work has hung on the same wall as Roy Lichtenstein, earning him a write up in L’umo Vogue. Cavier Coleman is currently working on several projects that encompass ad campaigns, art shows, store displays, agency websites, and commercials.
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