KCUR Arts
8:17 am
Mon June 30, 2008

Fashion Designer and Artist Jaqwan Sirls

In a world of comfortable categories, Rockhurst University student Jaqwan "JQ" Sirls defies neat artistic labels.

Kansas City, MO – Jaqwan "JQ" Sirls is the co-owner of clothing line called Happy Rhino Clothing. But he's also developing as an artist in many different directions - as a graphic designer, writer, actor and music producer. His work challenges others to tap into their own playfulness and childhood imagination. Jaqwan stopped by the studio recently to talk to KCUR's Susan Wilson about his work and the inspiration for his creativity.

Jaqwan Sirls is currently studying English and Theatre at Rockhurst University. He is co-owner of the Happy Rhino Clothing Line, which is available at a new boutique at Legend's called Deegie's Carma. He produces music under the name Wonkachild.

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