Demetric Denmark’s talent in art was first recognized and nurtured at Winter Haven High School. He went on to Kansas State University, also on a football scholarship, where he progressed in his art studies and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1997. Demetric says that he gets his inspiration from his grandfather James Denmark and his colleagues. Demetric’s collages, paintings and portraits were featured at the 2004-2005 National Black Fine Art Show in New York and at several Washington, DC area shows. He currently works and lives in Florida. He continues to experiment with mixed media; currently using a mix of fabric, cut out collage elements and highly textured paint.