We had the good fortune of connecting with Dezzi Kamali and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Dezzi, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
Reality. I wanted to get rid of it so I created my own world where I could create everything I ever wanted. In this new experience, life as we know it…does not exist. I knew I wanted to inspire others through visual and verbal communications so not only did I change the way I viewed the world, but I also found the creative workaholic inside and brought it to the forefront. With this ambitious move, I think art pursued me so that I could be free to be myself and push others to do the same.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
My collection: Cream Sugar, is what I’m most proud of out of everything I’ve ever done in art. It’s very colorful. It’s very consistent. It’s tough! I’m extremely excited to see what it evolves into in the near future. My journey in art (for the most part) has been a big cookie dough mix of music inspiration, adaptability virtues and a TON of practice. I want to inspire others as much as possible. The path to where I am now, has not been easy. No, no. It took many, many, MANY late nights and early mornings to teach myself discipline. Hours upon hours of HARD WORK, eating snacks and practicing patience simultaneously! What I want the world to know about Dezzi Kamali is this: I am here to help other artist feel inspired and happy about creating. I want to show the world, THE WORLD through my art on many levels.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
The Georgia Aquarium would be Number 1. The High Museum is another. Ponce City Market. Dope vibes. Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
God, my creator. The ultimate artist. Without God, Dezzi Kamali does not exist.