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National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Custom Art Auction by Celebrity Artist Pain Killer Cam

Auction Live: On Facebook & Instagram

Bidding begins January 19th and ends on January 21st. The Winner will be announced on January 25th!

Visual Artist. Muralist. Life changer.

That's the goal. I want to touch lives with the talent God gave me.  I want to give the world beauty but with a message: A deeper meaning, symbolism, impact, relevance and definitely some sass.  I want to make outcasts feel accepted and challenge the judgemental. I don't recognize limits, they don't exist.

 

I've painted cars, clothing, bodies and walls.  I gained Lady Gaga's attention with my Tampa x Gaga mural in 2018.

Since then, I've made art for Oprah x Gayle, Naomi, Janet, Lizzo, Monique, Patti, Diana, Arod x JLo, Janelle, Shonda, Fantasia, Cheryl Underwood, Damon x Marlon Wayans and Chelsea Handler to name a few. I thoroughly enjoy participating in panel discussions and attending young entrepreneurs conferences as a resident artist. 

 

2020 was very ghetto and it made me look deeper within, seek creative ways to maintain great mental health and take a stand against racial injustice. I teamed up with Krisse Deal (the cop who went viral for correcting her colleague when he harmed innocent protestors) and Tamika D. Mallory to produce art in their likeness and donate partial funds to their charities. This was a hard year, and I've vowed that if there's no meaning to it, I'm not doing it.

 

My goals? Short term? 5 years? 10 years? I guess we will all have to wait and find out because I have a "things I want to achieve" list stacked to the ceiling.

 

Cam Parker x PainkillerCam

Art Reflection by The Artist

This design I made for National Human Trafficking Awareness Month/Day is very special to me.

I wanted it to clearly come from an African American perspective without alienating anyone else. I wanted the mood to be very serene alluding to a safe space, while simultaneously remaining joyous.  I was interested in layering and mixing prints, but in a digestible way.

The main protective figure suggests the calmness and serenity of Mother Nature or Mother Earth. She is beautiful, poised and physically supporting the figures in front of her.  The other 3 figures represent the idea that anyone is vulnerable to this situation. There's no particular gender, age or race that is excluded from this heinous crime of human trafficking.  I also wanted them to resemble a family unit despite being different skin tones because at the end of the day we are all a family and must work to take care of each other!

I hope everyone loves this piece as much as I enjoyed creating it.

Cam Parker

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My journey in the sex trafficking world began at just the tender age of 17. This became my life up until 21 years old when I was arrested and sent to prison for Conspiracy to the same crime in which I was a victim of. Society has only recently begun to acknowledge that NOT all participants involved in sex trafficking are perpetrators BUT many ARE VICTIMS.

 

However, many young women like myself have fallen through the cracks of the justice system. No one realizes the Mental and Physical abuse a young woman goes through in that life. I've realized the only way I may have a fighting chance in this world is to start my own business. I've survived so many other traumas so i know that I am capable. 

Since I love animals I've decided to open a pet supply business. Poshie Pets, I specialize in products to cut your pets hygiene ritual in half. I have Organic Bath bombs hand made with simple natural ingredients. So you don’t have to worry about the shampoos that can get messy.

Simply drop the bomb in and bathe your pet.

My 2nd favorite product is the LED collars. They light up so when walking your pet at night. They can never get lost. And it’s a fun, spunky gadget to have. You will definitely be the center of attention walking your dog in the neighborhood.

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