Kazim Abasali, Phoenix Member Since April 2008 Artist Statement Kazim Abasali is a digital artist, graphic artist, web designer, and author. Kazim is adding the greatest value to human lives with his "EMPOWER with ART" Creation Series. He was born in Arima, Trindad & Tobago, in the Caribbean. There, Kazim studied electronic engineering technology. In 1990, he moved to America, in Brooklyn, New York, where he learned through correspondence and self-taught himself the world of computers and electronic music technology. In 1995 he relocated to Phoenix, Arizona, furthering his love for music, computers and songwriting. It was then that he was inspired by digital art and became immediately transformed by its beauty and developed his own style. His rich cultural background - from his native Trinidad’s carnival, with its creative costumes and designs, have helped to shape his artistic talents. Kazim has thus far penned four books soon to be published. His love for fellow humans, friends, family and pets, have been instilled in him in his growing years by loving parents. At present he resides in Phoenix, Arizona sharing his "Empower with Art" creations.