Early Drawings of Brooklyn-born artist Jason Innocent in his teen years. A key figure in the New York art community, he inventively explored the interplay between words and images throughout his career. First, gain recognition writing graffiti in lower Manhattan. Innocent filled numerous papers with drawings and handwritten texts. The drawings are filled with images and words that appears in Innocent's paintings and other works. Iconic drawings and handwritten texts, including notes, observations, and poems that often touch on culture, race, class, reference to literature and every day life in New York City . Like his other work, the drawings vividly demonstrate Innocent's deep obsession with comic, street, and pop art, hip-hop, politics, and the ephemera of urban life.