To tell the story of Lemus is like trying on a pair of old jeans. It fits perfectly. Each step along his journey has further authenticated his product with a new virtue to his persona, a new skill to his strokes and a new sense of identity to express.
German Lemus, not to be confused with the ethnicity of Germany. Is pronounced like Jermaine but to make it easier, these days he is going by Lemus. A moderate and humble soul, Lemus is an artist of strength and awareness also an inspiration to his community. Seeker of truth, an infallible finder of life, Lemus has learned that accepting one’s Artistry uplifts the soul and eliminates the weight to one self. Such an innate understanding of this truth can be the first most valuable virtue we should all be inspired to attain – dedication to one’s own consciousness.
Originated from Honduras, to Miami, Clearwater, Lemus now calls Orlando home. Arriving to the US Lemus struggled with the English language but would soon find a way to figure it all out through Visual Art. Lemus solidifies his foundation to the arts from High School in Miami and gives credit of his work ethic from being enlisted in the Army. Comedic sketches of drill sergeants and superiors evolved into murals, paintings and t-shirt designs. This would replace physical training exercises immediately.
After serving the military, he became an art tutor in a program called “Soldiers to Scholars” where he fell in love with mentoring children. He later enrolled in community college where he had formal education in multimedia design and visual arts – attaining years of practical art skills in a condensed period of time. In college, he found the artistic style of Impressionism. At this point, Lemus absorbed the confidence he found in the
Impressionist movement, combined it with the urban influence of his youth and furthered his technique.
Lemus is also 1 of 7 founding members of The B-Side Artists. “City kids turned young adult, dedicated to appreciating and expressing the beauty found amongst gum-covered sidewalks and sticker-adorned light posts, “said Lemus
He has currently displayed in several local events throughout Florida as well as in fine art galleries such as City Arts Factory (Orlando, FL) Artopia (Miami, FL) Cafe Tu Tu Tangos franchise, ‘More than sunshine’ collective and other exhibits throughout Central Florida. Now adding NV Art Bar to the to his list.
A moderate and humble soul, Lemus is an artist of strength and awareness and an inspiration to his community. A seeker of truth, an infallible finder of life, Lemus has learned that accepting one’s Artistry uplifts the soul and Eliminates the weight to one self. Consequently uplifting the human race, the natural world that sustains it and the cosmic existence that mesmerize it. Such an innate understanding of this truth, may be first most valuable virtue we should all be inspired to attain – dedication to one’s own consciousness.
Here is a few video links to a few exhibits circulating around
the web. Includes the City Arts factory 2010, Telemundo interview 2010,