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"Creativity is contagious, pass it on.”
Caiphus is a Trinidadian American artist who currently resides in Oakland, California. His paintings can be seen at restaurants in the Bay Area to galleries in Miami. More importantly, he has spent 20 years creating artwork for the video game industry. Caiphus has worked for major video game publishers like THQ and Konami and is now a Lead Character Artist at Electronic Arts (EA).
In addition, he is very passionate about giving back to his community and he regularly volunteers his time mentoring young artists in America and the Caribbean. He has done workshops and lectures in the United States, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Jamaica. His passion is to keep creating content via oil painting, films, comic books, games and 3D sculptures while pushing further to obtain his career goals.
"Everyone should build their network before they need it."
"To move forward, you have to give back."
Art mentor to SAGA, Animation initiative between Suriname and Guyana Animation Networks
Animae Caribe - Guest Speaker, Trinidad and Tobago 2017
Brothers Code - Workshop Teacher, Merritt College, Oakland CA 2017
Tech Slam- Panelist, Google Campus, Menlo Park CA 2017
Hidden Genius Project- Panelist at EA Campus, Redwood Shores, CA 2017
Black Girls Code - Panelist at EA Campus, Redwood Shores, CA 2017
Hidden Genius Project - Workshop Teacher, Mills College, Oakland CA 2016
Commencement Speaker - Edna Manley College for Performing and Visual Arts, Jamaica 2016
Kingstoon Animation - Keynote Speaker Festival, Jamaica 2016
Animae Caribe - Guest Speaker, Trinidad and Tobago 2016
Spang Makandra Creative Week- Guest Speaker, Suriname 2016
Animae Caribe - Guest Speaker, Trinidad and Tobago 2015
Just Youth It Conference - Guest Speaker, Guyana 2015
Animae Caribe - Guest Speaker, Trinidad and Tobago 2014