Abraham Onkst is a painter, designer, and creator born and raised in beautiful rural central Pennsylvania. Since a young age, Onkst has had a natural gravitation to the art world and all things creative. He first decided to pick up a brush when he was 13 years old, and has not stopped since. When he was 16 years old he realized his work could be applied to much more than just canvas. He began creating limited batches of Onkst Art clothing which was very successful. He then began to design various items such as instruments, home decor, and more.
Through years of trial and error, experimentation, practice, and patience Onkst has developed his own unique style that is gaining rapid traction with collectors worldwide. Onkst’s signature style is characterized by flowing layers, serendipitous splatters, action, movement, and emotion. Onkst often hides words, motifs, numbers, and symbols in his works.
Onkst gathers much inspiration from language as he states "Some things cannot simply be expressed through words alone." Abraham’s powerful and passionate compositions shake the snow globe of the viewers' everyday life, give them a breath of fresh air, and inspire them. Although he grew up in the small town of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, art has allowed Onkst to travel for exhibitions in New York, Florida, Texas, California, and more. Onkst is expected to graduate with his B.A. in visual art studies in 2023 from the Pennsylvania State University Altoona college and then plans to study for his MFA in painting.
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