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Antonio Mcilwaine is an Atlanta based artist, better known as “ARM OF CASSO”. His background in fine arts coupled with his experiences living in cities like Philadelphia, Miami and Atlanta have shaped his unique style into what it is today. He has coined the term “Sharpism” as a way to describe how he weaves sharp, intricate, and contoured lines into all of his pieces. He creates intricate, abstract and colorful pieces with mixed medium methods including acrylic paint, and sharpie and pen work.
ARM OF CASSO’s work has been featured in publications like Vibe Magazine and has been shown in many well-known art venues like Art Basel Miami and T.I.’s Trap Museum in Atlanta. Many public icons have admired his work as well such as Rick Ross, Lupita Nyong’o, Quest Love, and Erykah Badu.