Cactuses Backwards Art
Cactus Backwards, born November 15th 1982, is a Native American Cherokee artist and writer. Born and raised in California, he has lived in Oregon, Minnesota, and Oklahoma.
Cactus is a political activist and has been arrested multiple times while fighting for the rights of Indigenious and Black people.
Cactus is a US Navy veteran. He was awarded seven medals for his four year service on a nuclear submarine during war. While stationed in Guam, Pacific Ocean, he drove the submarine between Hawaii, Australia and Antarctica.
Cactus is a self taught artist, he paints in watercolor, acrylic and oil.
He lives in Berkeley, CA with his basset hound Zelda.
"Art doesn’t make any sense. It can’t make any sense. Like love and war. If it made sense then it wouldn’t be art." – Cactus Backwards