Drawing from a young age when a grandmother put a pen in his hand, Napoleon studied the images in his bible. No matter where he found himself in life despite challenges and dark times, drawing remained a constant in his life as well as his faith. Though the decades passed, his desire to share his work with others arrived at time in his life when he felt at a crossroads. It was there he chose to devote his life to his work.
Napoleon’s visual interpretations of well know stories from the Bible give new perspectives of the written struggles from the scriptures. Using simple poster board and ball point pen because it was affordable, he begancreating these imagined works in 2022. Drawing from a lifetime spent reading the scriptures and his devotion to God, Napoleon gives over his hand each day to serving through his art. The artist heart beats strong.
Napoleon Dudley affirms that we each hold gifts in life and it’s up to us to use them. No matter how many times a story is told, there is always a new way to tell it and that is the power of Art