Nik Olajuwon is a Wilkes-Barre native whom had a tumultuous up bringing and was a victim of the national  Kids for Cash scandal. He was locked up numerous times for various offenses however at age 18 he turned his life around. He has been painting his view of the world and environment since the age of four and has since hosted in galleries as well as restaurants  throughout Pennsylvania such as Art on Main in Pittston PA and Barrel 135 in Williamsport PA.