Brothas N Sistas spawned from the mind of Arielle Wilkins, a New York-based graphic designer who was raised in the heart of Texas. Inspired by her father’s performing arts background, she quickly immersed herself in music and naturally visual arts.
Color, creativity and black pride intertwine in the magical mystery ride that is Brothas n' Sistas. Arielle's work effortlessly notes the evolution of the portrait painting tradition and makes anyone who views her pieces smile. Initially, her designs were inspired by the 1970’s funk trend, but as she honed her skills Brothas N Sistas developed into a company with the mission to introduce urban culture in a positive light. Her characters exist in a world more bold and colorful than our own. Where natural hair roams free and strong yet relaxed/confident/ personas come to the forefront. Arielle's work is meant to prompt a wide spectrum of untapped exposure and celebration of black culture. The evolution of the modern woman and man, curls and bountiful afros on deck. Brothas N Sistas looks to penetrate the toy and cartoon industry.
Brothas N Sistas believes the lack of representation for the urban culture is a shame. For that reason, it’s dedicated to delivering the quality design of culturally relevant products to the unfortunate souls who have yet to discover the awesomeness.