Brandan Odums

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. Illustration of two Black men in light blue jerseys raising fist and taking knee in front of yellow and orange background with other people and text that reads,"IF NOT US, WHO? IF NOT NOW, WHEN?"

This Artist Spent Super Bowl Halftime Painting Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid

Brandan “Bmike” Odums wanted to support the athletes’ activism against police violence during the big game. So, he made a mural.

N.O. Artist Brandan 'BMike' Odums: 'We Make Beauty Out of Pain"

The prolific multi-medium artist and educator talks to us about the youth media initiative 2-Cent, his mural work in post-Katrina New Orleans and the double-edged sword of the city’s “recovery.”