Tell us who you are.
I am Keya Tama a Los Angeles based artist from South Africa.
How did you get into what you do?
Both of my parents are artists so being surrounded by creative people and being exposed to art from a very young age naturally led me to it.
Name your friends call you.
Where did you grow up and how did that influence your work?
I grew up in South Africa, I feel that it deepened my understanding of the world and cultures and I’ve really come to appreciate the intense richness of the people I grew up with.
Do you prefer Stick Shift (Manual) or Automatic?
I don’t drive
What is your least favorite Movie?
What app do you use the most?
If you were to be any artist, who would it be and why?
James Jean, because he’s the best one.
Who inspires you?
My mom (Faith XLVII), my dad ( Tyler B Murphy), Shepard Fairey, Cleon Peterson, Broken Fingaz, James Jean, Elléna Lourens, African Ginger, Inka Kendzia and too many others to mention
Favorite curse word?
Do you believe in ghosts?
I haven’t decided.
Drink of choice?
What has made you laugh your ass off recently?
What would you like to be if you weren't an artist?
Something people don't know about you.
I’ve been vegetarian since I was born.
What do you have coming up that you want us to know about?
On the 8th Feb the remaining works from my current, privet exhibit at Cartoon Network studios will be made available to the public.