Jay Durrah is self-taught artist from western PA, who started sketching at an early age. Jay's only formal training came from a few classes at the Corcoran School of Art and Montpellier Art Center, He has a BA in Political Science from Howard University. Jay is a member of Art Impact International, and had the opportunity to travel with them to Rome Italy in 2016 for a show at the Us Embassy.
Jay Durrah considers himself a modern-day impressionist, who paints portraits using multiple layers of vibrant colors applied generously to the canvas. This use of colors reminds him of the multiple layers of ethnicities the make us uniquely beautiful.