Talut Kareem-Black is a young contemporary artist. He is a native of Lagos state where he had his elementary, secondary and tertiary education. His love and enthusiasm for art has been evident from his childhood as he would always draw and paint in any book with empty pages. This initiated his interest and decision to study art after acquiring first degree in Mass communication. He is a self-taught artist who specializes in drawing, he explores the medium of pencils (charcoal and graphite) on paper and canvas to portray his subjects reflecting on mental health awareness.