Artist Travion Payne is an African American artist from Houston, TX. While he has recently acquired BS in psychology his passion for creating art has never left him. In fact, he likes to utilize his psychological background to create thought provoking paintings with a goal to emotionally influence the viewers of his work. He enjoys painting portraits using a variety of vibrant colors and textures to add depth to the meaning behind each painting. His work explores an array of human emotions that are associated with different facial expressions. He has learned through his experiences, both positive and negative, that there is truly power and beauty within emotion.