Kezna Dalz

Artist and Designer

Kezna Dalz, also known professionally as Teenadult, is a multidisciplinary artist based in Tio’tia:Ke (Montreal). Her work mostly consists of painting and digital illustration. We recognize it by the raw brush traits and use of bright colors. The recurring themes addressed in her work are feminism, self love and self care, emotional vulnerability and anti-racism. She sometimes tackles difficult subjects, making them accessible through a pastel and soft universe with naive features. Representation of black people and black culture in her work is considered a priority to her, as she grew up noticing a major lack of it in art and other spheres in general that is still very much present. She wants people to feel seen and loved and aims to spread beauty and empathy through art. She also wishes for her work to make room for conversations and openness and firmly believes art can be a factor of social change and growth.