Fort Lauderdale based artist, Bryin Smoot, was recently inspired to do a series of gay pride paintings after moving to the festive Wilton Manors area. He set out to create pieces that symbolize unity, pride, and love within the gay community. Bryin works mostly with acrylic and occasionally oil, on canvas.  

 Bryin's background as an art director and a successful celebrity makeup artist for many years has strongly influenced how he approaches a new painting. he takes his knowledge of composition and balance and applies it to his colorful, unique creative visions.