Adaja Cooper is a national award-winning 20-year-old artist from Little Rock, Arkansas. Since the age of 17, Adaja has experimented with bright colors and immersive portraits, and has fallen in love with painting ever since. With Adaja being of African American descent, she uses her experience as a Black woman living in America as inspiration fo her art. She produces work that include black people as her muse, and uses history and culture to help express inner thoughts. Subjects typically have bold and expressive facial expressions, or calm expressions with vivid background.