Keya Tama debuts his latest solo show entitled "Paper Tiger" at the Cartoon Network Studios, focusing on South Africa's rich symbology, patterns,and culture of story telling. 

Tama is a young up-and-coming South African artists based in Los Angeles. He is currently exhibiting a solo show titled "Paper Tiger" at the Cartoon Network Studios head quarters in Burbank. Leading up to the show, he was commissioned to paint a three story projection room at the head quarters, his largest ever mural to date. This is Keya Tama's second ever solo show in Los Angeles and shows his transition from illustration into multimedia and minimalist art. The pieces express themes of connection within families, the journey and return home, and types of dancing. He worked collaborated with many embroiderers from South Africa and Peru in homage South Africa's ancient history of embroidery. Along side the show he created a three minute animation about two Western bear creatures named Sid and James who meet on a train and become friends. In this animation many pieces from the show can be seen passing by the train window. The remaining pieces from the exhibition will be made available to the public for purchase on the 14th of Febuary after the show has closed.