Beyonce Showcases Local Baltimore Artist + Beyonce Will Give Invitation Only New Year’s Eve Show

A local Baltimore artist is beaming with creative pride. Beyonce Knowles’ Tumblr post is a portrait of herself by an artist named Briah Neale. Beyonce shared the photo this week, with the message:

And as expected, Briah is is beyond excited. She wrote:

Words can’t express! I love that my work is reaching so many, and I am more than grateful for ALL support#Baltimore – @baddiebey #beyhive#beyonce #knowles #kingb #queenb#baddiebey #roc ????

Looks like she’s taken her artistic talents to pad for Rihanna too. Click here for more of Briah’s instagram work.

And in more Beyonce news, Sin City has another New Year’s Eve planned with celebrity-studded bashes, exclusive concerts and a rooftop fireworks display billed as the nation’s largest.

Beyonce will give an invitation-only performance in the Wynn’s 1,500-seat-amphitheater. Other big-name acts are ringing in the new year on stage in Vegas too–The Black Keys, The Killers and Pitbull. The Red Hot Chili Peppers are performing at the Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea Ballroom, while other celebs are hosting parties in Viva (Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, etc.) [AP]