Nneka Jones and Bianca Burrows

About Nneka Jones and Bianca Burrows

Based out of: Tampa, Florida
Nneka Jones:
Growing up in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago to be exact, was one of the main factors that has molded Nneka Jones into the artist she is today. Her astounding love for color and special attention to detail, as influenced by her culture, have always been prominent throughout her artistic journey.

The twenty-three-year old artist has graduated with a BFA and minor in Marketing from the University of Tampa in May 2020. Her most recent achievement was a commission from TIME magazine to produce the cover artwork for the August 31st/ September 7th issue 2020. The artist is now speaking at events like Adobe MAX, inspiring others by sharing how she turned her doubts, into dreams, and made those dreams into reality. She uses her artwork as a to speak out against social injustices that are overlooked in everyday life.

Bianca Burrows:
Bianca Burrows is a mixed media commercial artist based in Tampa, Florida. Whether she is painting on a traditional canvas, or crushing massive walls with stencils and a spray can, her work is intentionally customized for each customer. BBArt merges traditional acrylic paints with a variety of unique materials, such as custom-designed stencils and collage paper to create a unique and recognizable style which is best described as refined NY street-art. Her signature approach to street-art is visible in all of Bianca’s pieces.. Bianca draws on the inspiration of her clients’ visions and her personal creativity to create these vibrant, crisp, bold pieces. In 2019, Bianca created The Promise Tree Project to give kids a creative outlet and a safe space to work on self-expression through art.

Notable clients include Mercedes Benz, Bloomingdales, Refinery 29, Lululemon, Land Rover and the MLB.
Tampa-based visual artist Nneka Jones is collaborating with mixed media artist Bianca Burrows to paint a mural on the topic of overfishing.

Jones is best known for her highly-detailed embroidery work which was recently featured on the cover of TIME magazine.

She is also an accomplished painter, photographer and mixed media artist. Inspired by her native country, Trinidad and Tobago, her artwork reflects rich Caribbean tones and often advocates for issues of social justice.

Title: The Global Currency

Address: 1957 1st Ave S

Building: Goodyear Rubber Products

Installation Date: 2020