Afro Futuristic visual art is born of Rhythmism. Onli's shown to positive acclaim with Cool Globes, The Tubman Museum, MCA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Krannert Museum, OSUN, Younger Gallery, UIC, The DuSable Museum, Chicago Children's Museum, The FIAP in Paris, plus many publications, with his compelling future-primitif expressions which he termed as "Rhythmism" in the early 1970s. Educators, collectors, curators, critics, publishers and students are.. " Welcome!"
Installation series from ONLI STUDIOS presented at the DuSable Museum in Chicago.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Prof. Onli appreciating his Rhythmistic series of three oils on canvas painting entitled, "As the Sirens Sweetly Sang." This was at a gallery exhibition in Chicago.
While on a visit to Puerto Rico, near a old Spainish slave port, Onli strikes a Rhythmistic pose in tribute to the travels and challenges of Africans brought to the Americas and their projected afrofuturistic aspirations of freedom on all levels. The future-primitif in us is calling!
Presenting at a major Black Age of Comics Convention. ECBACC, in Philadelphia, PS. USA.
One of a kind wearable Art-Star denim from ONLI STUDIOS.
A 1983 tribute indigo based ink painting to the late great Jimi Hendrix. Part of the "Rhythmistic Jimi" Collection.
ONLI STUDIOS is currently in production creating the 2nd edition of the timely "Sustah-Girl Work Out Book. It promotes heathy choices and fitness to young women and girls of color. It is great for families and classes alike.