We Will Rise by Jesse Roberts
About the piece: This piece was created with acrylic and gold leaf. A peacock represents renewal in many cultures. There are times we must shed our old skin and start again, rise into the stars, and become a better version of what we were.
About the artist: Jesse Roberts is the Creative Director of Rise Up International. He is a self-taught artist and enjoys working with spray paint, mixed media, and screen-printing. His thought provoking designs have been carried by major retailers around the world – from Urban Outfitters, Whole Foods, to grass roots record stores, and skate shops. He honed his craft working with street artists in the Arabic world and has created public art in Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, and beyond.