Anthony Badon

Metairie, Louisiana

Artworks shown are selected from works submitted by the artist in their grant or residency application. All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.

About Anthony Badon

Antony Badon gazes at the camera with hand resting on his arm, wearing black frame glasses, black sweater, nose ring and silver chain. He is a Black man with medium dark skin tone, close cropped black hair, and a full black beard.

Anthony Badon, or best known as simply BE3K, is an eclectic artist with a keen eye for detail, color, and composition. Originally from South Mississippi, BE3K has found home in New Orleans since 2018.

Program Participation

Joan Mitchell Center Residency, 2024

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I work exclusively in oil paints. My art is influenced by Black culture of the past, present, and ideas of the future—of what could be. All the things that Black people have been taught to suppress, in order to be digestible for others, are the very things I aim to highlight.”