Zeal Harris is known for contemporary, seductive, colorful, caricaturesque, political, urban-vernacular, story paintings. She is a Los Angeles based visual artist and has been in exhibitions in Port Au Prince at Haiti’s Ghetto Biennale; in New York at the Caribbean Culture Center of the African Diaspora; in Arizona at The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum; and in Los Angeles at the California African-American Museum, The Makeshift Museum, 18th Street Arts Center, Launch LA, and EXSLA at The Brewery. Her work has been highlighted by Rising Up with Sonali, Pacifica Radio, Fabrik Magazine, The Culture Trip, Life in LA, Requited Journal, the Blk Grrrl Show, Clocktower Radyo Shak, the LA Weekly, and The Los Angeles Times. She will also be a featured artist in a soon to be published Obsidian Journal of Literature and Arts of the African Diaspora and in a book by Paul Von Blum on African-American artists in Los Angeles. Zeal also recently was a lead artist for a Black Lives Matter art installation for the Annual Dia De Los Muertos annual festival at the Hollywood Forever cemetery.
Zeal has an MFA in Studio Art from Otis College of Art & Design. She occasionally teaches, works on public art projects, and works with community arts organizations.