Local Artist Making Big Moves And Delivering Big Messages In Buffalo
Since we were very young, I always remembered this man as a very hard-working, driven, motivated, and the most humble human being I know. Edreys Wajed is not only my neighbor but has been a friend for many years.
Mr. Wajed has done and been involved with many of the murals in the city of Buffalo, his most recent project delivers a message of love for people of every color. According to WIVB, the new mural was unveiled on Monday.
According to WIVB, the mural is on the wall at Say Yes Buffalo on main st. Edreys Wajed worked on this project with another Buffalo artist, and it has a message written in the silhouette of two young children facing each other " Love black girls even when they become women" and "Love black boys even when they become men".
Edreys Wajed said according to WIVB,
It was organic and authentic in a sense. At the Albright Knox of all places and it came full circle, doing work at the Albright Knox at a different capacity, as full-grown adults and working artists.
Both artists hope to show that diversity and inclusiveness can enrich people throughout the community.