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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with New Canvases

May 4, 2012

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo and in honor of Mexican heritage, two new canvases, Bailar and Fiesta, by AOL Artist Mr. Kiji have debuted on In commemoration of the holiday and our festive new canvases, we are offering our users a chance to win a beautiful art print of Bailar or Fiesta. To enter the contest and learn more click here.

Mr. Kiji, a Brooklyn-based artist, was born in Kyushu, Japan. He has been an active member of the AOL Artists community since 2010 when his canvas, Transisitor Radio, was featured on Mr. Kiji's passion for art began during an apprenticeship in Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painting when he was seventeen. He then went on to study Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Kiji's work currently ranges from commercial illustration to large-scale graphic projects. We are thrilled to have such an inspirational creative as part of the AOL Artists program.

Want to make one of the new canvases your background on Click here for Bailar or here for Fiesta.