About

Photo credit by LZ Atkinson

Kno Design is an alias for multidisciplinary artist [Kemba N. Opio] a contemporary studio portrait painter, illustrator and designer; aiming to create uplifting beautiful work that fuses fine art with design. She specializes in ‘realist’ style figurative portrait paintings executed mostly in watery layers of monochromatic hues of black and white acrylic paint. Using traditional techniques in acrylic while exploring new applications to achieve her own unique style reminiscent of Pop Art. 

Kemba studied fashion design and painting from Savannah College of Art & Design, receiving her B.F.A in 2007. She has continuously exhibited her paintings in both solo and group shows throughout the United States since 2008. Her artwork has graced the surfaces for album covers, public art installations, murals for fashion shows, art installations for private events and logo designs. Currently, Kemba lives in North Austin, TX where she works out of her home painting and as a freelance artist  pursuing large site-specific art projects throughout the country. 

Available for commissions, projects, workshops, & studio visits                                                                             keopio@gmail.com