Originally hailing from CA, Jessica Blowers has spent the past several years beautifying the east village and lower east side with her mural installations. In addition to working with spray paint, she is also a talented oil painter.
The work of Shantell Martin is a meditation of lines; a language of characters, creatures and messages that invite her viewers to share a role in her creative process. Part autobiographical, and part dreamlike whimsy, Martin has created her own world that bridges fine art, commercial and the everyday experience — conversations, objects and places. Follow: @shantell_martin / tumblr / facebook.
Billy Rohan is a New York City artist and professional athlete who has spent over 20 years in the skateboarding and NYC Arts community. He previously lived in Geneva, Switzerland, where he filmed skateboarding videos, and London, England, where he worked on several projects involving the infamous skate boarding destination at the London South Bank Art Museum .
Jean Rim loves to paint and explore different mediums: sound, video, photography, sculpture to express love, death and rebirth. She lives in Brooklyn, NY and Seoul, South Korea between the two mega cities the artist depicts imaginary landscapes of rainbows and blue skies especially in her mural projects. Follow: @djinirim / twitter / tumblr
The FIT graduate and former fashion designer began her work in 2002. Lädy Millard is known for her "appropriation" of feminine imagery and seeks to help young women become empowered. She's building a movement at undr1roof.com . Follow: @ladymillard / @under1roof
Hans Rasch is a graphic artist, printmaker, designer, and dancer from Miami, FL. He has exhibited and performed during Art Basel Miami Beach, at Fountain Art Fair, ArteAmericas, The Miami Science Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts Tallahassee, and many more. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY where he directs a visual and performing arts after school enrichment program, and runs American Witch Studio. Follow: @le_sylph
Joseph Meloy is a visual artists born and raised in NYC. He works in a style dubbed "Vandal Expressionism" that draws heavily from surrealism, cave painting, and pop art, invoking primal elements of graffiti. His work delves into the impulses of the subconscious, transcribing them spontaneously onto alternate mediums. Follow: @joseph_meloy / @vandal_expressionism
Abigail Leora was born in a small Montana town in 1989. Growing up around national parks, nature has become a central theme to her paintings and drawings and she has developed a deep connection to the natural world that she seeks to illustrate through her work. She believes that art is an act of creation that gives her the opportunity to bring gifts of beauty into our troubled world. Follow: @AbigailKaage
Miguel Ibarra was born and raised in the El Paso/Juarez border region of Texas, and now resides and works in the New York Metropolitan Area. Graphic designer by day, and illustrator by night, his work is a testament to how he thinks and speaks visually. The work that he creates is heavily influenced by graffiti, hip hop, and pop-culture of urban settings. Follow: @migastroni
Melissa Johnson is an artist working in Brooklyn NYC who transplanted from Indiana where she was commissioned for several public murals and installations in the city of Bloomington. She likes to view things through sparkly, rainbow colored goggles (like Tank Girl) and leave a colorful mark using any medium & materials necessary. Murals, installations, illustrations, sculptures, music, performance, and jewelry are just few methods used by this versatile artist. Follow: @sassmastercat
Joshua Gabriel is a prolific multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, NY. His music and visual art practices are interconnected, with each feeding the other and both utilizing energetic, layered aesthetics woven into complex yet cohesive labyrinths. In 2013, he completed two much photographed, large-scale outdoor murals in the historic Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Follow: @joshuagabrielart
Raul Garcia has lived in a variety of countries, including Spain, Belize and Mexico, and has worked as an artist, engineer and mathematics teacher. He returned to NYC 8 years ago and has since been more involved in creating art.
Joan Di Lieto currently lives in downtown New York City, with studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Her large scale oil paintings carry a Byzantine edge, blending alchemy and human decisions in metaphysical landscapes.
A pioneer in the graffiti world, the artist known as Hektad started in 1982 tagging NYC subways. After taking a break to focus on his family, Hektad reappeared with to lay claim to New York's "Street Art" scene with his varied styles and sense of humor. His work has garnered massive attention from figures such as Banksy with his alleged involvement with the famed "East River Piano". Follow: @HEKTAD._official
Theresa Kasun is a graduate of the New York Academy of Art and is a classically trained painter. She's has painted holiday windows throughout the 5 boroughs for over 20 years. Her still life paintings have been reproduced on a number of consumer products. Follow: twitter
N. Carlos Jay is a NYC visual artist based out of Brooklyn, who employs painting, illustration and sculptural elements within his works. With a background in graffiti and mural painting, and a degree in Fine Arts, his works range from smaller multiples to enormous murals that explore our threatened environment, mortality, man versus himself and information saturation. Follow: @ncarlosj
Claudia "Claw" Gold is one of the most prolific graffiti artists, a hard earned title in a subculture historically dominated by men. Claudia's unsanctioned art career dates back to 1989, when her claw icon became a ubiquitous fixture of NYC's urban sprawl. Having long since abandoned her former ways, Claudia now stands as a recognized artist, influencer, fashion editor, author and designer. Her newly opened store, Claw & Co. embraces the grit of the legendary NYC subculture of graffiti and is authentic to this global movement. Follow: @clawandco @clawmoney
Inspired by Modernism, Abstract Expressionism, Color Field Painting, and growing up in New York City — Chamberlin Newsome's work employs color, repetition, and linear form in a manner to construct, and more aptly, deconstruct, ways to outwardly express internal emotions throughout periods of time. Follow: @thelookof / facebook
Oksana Prokopenko sees life as a giant canvas in need of color and texture; she is in constant pursuit of the perfect red. Her studio work is about process and interaction between surface and medium, while her murals tend toward whimsical. Follow: @oksana.pro.art
David Paul Kay moved to the US from the Soviet Republic of Georgie in 2008. He is a self taught artist with a signature black and white style. He has installed numerous larges scale murals throughout NYC including a rooftop mural “HK52” in hell’s kitchen and 5000+ sq. ft. mural in Chelsea at G Lounge & Gallery. Follow: @davidpaulkay / twitter / facebook
Cita Sadeli, also known as ‘Chelove’, is the multi-disciplined Founder/Director of Protein Media: an art, design & interactive company in Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY. A practicing fine/street artist in the early 90’s DC graffiti scene, Cita’s skillset has since expanded into entrepreneurship, design, animation, interactive media, and technology innovation. Follow: @misschelove / twitter / facebook
Helen Marie is a NYC based artist who originally was born in Sydney, Australia. Growing up in a family with a modest income, she was forced to find creative ways to occupy herself. One of these ways was painting - these imaginative paintings came to express the immaterial world that in her early childhood she had learnt to disregard. With an academic background in Psychology, she considers her vibrant and colorful works of art therapeutic in nature. Follow: @helenmarieofficial
Ashli is a recent transplant to New York City from San Francisco. Her background is in Anthropology and Metaphysics, and Veterinary medicine. She has exhibited in San Francisco, New Jersey, New York, Brooklyn and London England, and currently she is working toward an exhibition in LES in September. Follow: @ashlisisk
Ben Hilario-Caguiat creates anime-inspired art. He tries to capture the spirit and vibrancy of anime into physical forms. You're invited to play in his art for at least 5 minutes and regain balance. Follow: @TORNADiArt / twitter / facebook
Nicole Garvin is visual artist born and raised in the Bronx. Her work is an interaction between typography, graphic design, pieces of comic book iconography and color that are natural and instinctive, built upon each other continually. Follow: @bronxarthouse
Kim Carlino lives and work in Easthampton, Massachusetts as a painter and artist organizer. Carlino creates site-speicific wall paintings engaging with site and architecture as well as paintings on tyvek. Follow: @kimcarlinoart
Mr. Stash has been pioneering the graffiti scene and street art worlds in NYC for 20+ years. He has shown at Art Basel and collaborated with a number of brands including Reebok and Lafayette. Follow: @mr_stash
Wallflower painter and illustrator of imaginary creatures, Ida Noelle has planted her murals in living spaces around the world, spanning Europe, Asia and the United States. Currently based in New York City, she spends too much time collecting curious characters and waiting for subway trains. Ida is also a synchronized swimming coach and aquatic performer.
The subtly suggested narratives in Michael David Kozlowski's work often obliquely address issues of existence and presence with the passing of time, the wide variety of experiences that occur within a single space, or momentous choices or moments of transition that may “haunt” a given environment.
JCorp™ is the studio of Brooklyn-based graphic artist, JCorp. A muralist, painter, and toy maker by day, JCorp is also a magic girl vandal by night (shhhh!) JCorp has had the pleasure to work with NBC Studios, Dick Blick Art Supplies, Vice, Ricky's NYC Halloween Superstore, JMZ Walls... and more. She is also part of Sticker Social Club, and is currently apprenticing at the $uper $ucklord's bootleg toy making studio, Suckadelic Inc. She currently has a BFA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of Visual Arts. Follow: @jcorptm / twitter / facebook
Jessica Deutsch is a New York based artist. Her work focuses on Jewish teachings, and is an attempt to make ancient tradition feel applicable and necessary in modern life. Follow: @Jessica_Tamar_Deutsch
Amirmohsen Shahheidari is an Iranian-American artist currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Inspired by the various forms of art fostered by early hip hop culture and by the inherent humor and irony in pop art, he strives to evoke his viewer’s thoughts towards various sociocultural matters. Follow: @amirmohsenart
Michael Gaman recently relocated to Brooklyn, where he paints and illustrates. In his short career he has painted street art and commissions in Boston, Paris, Rome and London and his digital illustration, Neckbreakers, was honored by the Society of Illustrators while still a student at MassArt. Follow: @mmgaman
Sean O'Connor is a professional painter/illustrator for the United Scenic Artist Union living in Bushwick Brooklyn for over 10 years. His current work the "colorwave" is a color design project meant to be visually pleasing, radiate happiness and can be seen all over New York and California. Follow: @seanoconnorbkny
Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Jana Liptak has been living and working in NYC since 2009. In addition to working as a scenic artist in film/television, she has also organized and produced large-scale public and private art projects all over the world. Follow: @culturedcuttlefish
Meet Moosh; a maker, designer & tech enthusiast. She's a woman of many interests including philosophy, photography, running, editing, dance among other creative and dynamic activities accompanied by music, creating a perfect interfusion. Her work is inspired by her travels across the world and pivots around producing meaningful interactions & experiences. Follow: @mayamoosh
Ramiro Davaro-Comas is a Argentine/American artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His work is heavily influenced by his travels, street life, comic books, South American/European Muralism, skateboarding culture and animation. Davaro-Comas works within his own vocabulary of characters, symbols and iconography, creating fantastical worlds in which his characters float and loom about. Ramiro has created over 60 murals all over the world including in Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Berlin, New York, Providence, Boston and Miami. Follow: @trucostudios
Kim Sillen is an artist and designer on the Lower East Side, and the art director of the Lo-Down print magazine. Her most recent public art projects, the pedestrian plaza Modern Tapestry and the mural Not One More, and can be found around the LES. Her most current public design project is the illustrated cover of the NYC Bike Map, distributed throughout the city. Follow: @kimasillen
Buff Monster made a name for himself by putting up thousands of hand-silkscreened posters across Los Angeles, and other far-away places. His work is characterized by happy characters living in brightly-colored bubbly landscapes. Along with meticulously executed paintings, he has created a wide range of merchandise ranging from prints and stickers, to vinyl toys and plush. He was also featured in Banksy's movie: Exit Through the Gift Shop. In 2012, after 15 years living and working in Hollywood, he moved to New York City. Follow: @buffmonster / twitter / facebook
Geraldine Lozano was born in the Amazon jungle of Peru, and transferred to the urban jungle of NJ/NY as a child. Lozano obtained her MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute with a concentration in new genres. Lozano investigates attachments to place, culture, identity, and desire to create art pieces that become urban pressure points of energy in their environments. Follow: instagram / twitter / facebook
Billy the Artist (BTA) is an internationally renowned artist who has worked with a large portfolio of global brands including Swatch, Lamborghini, Pepsico, Gibson guitar, MTV and Nescafe, to name a few. His work has been shown in galleries across the world from Shanghai to New York. He lives and works in New York's East Village. Follow:
We are a Brooklyn-based duo creating visual art with a unique, hand drawn, multi-layered graphic style, often marrying iconic eastern and western imagery with recurring nods to advertising, pop and comic book culture, often with messaging e.g., “We Can Give You What You Want” intermittently revealing our dissent from the advertising industry, where we initially met. Follow: @instagram / twitter / facebook
m.dreeland introduces a pop art style that mixes basic acrylics with techniques from old masters by using hi-tech tools of the present and future. Modern technology, with the use of graphic design programs, has allowed M.Dreeland to spotlight a unique step and repeat style by using multiple layers and common objects. Thick paint and bold colors characterizes M.Dreeland’s work. Follow: @mdreeland
Ryan Collier is a New York City based artist and designer currently living on the Lower East Side. With a background in graphic design, his work focuses on the use of simple lines, minimal color palettes, and bold forms. Follow: @ryanhcollier
MasPaz (Federico Frum) was born in Bogota, Colombia. His Latin American heritage plays a huge role in his art today. Graffiti taught MasPaz the power of clean lines and color. With words he conveys the message 'Mas Paz' meaning More Peace. He travels internationally spreading his message of peace to countries such as Brazil, Australia, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Jamaica. MasPaz has exhibited in numerous galleries and shows including The New Museum and the Corcoran. Follow: @maspaz
Megan Watters was born and raised in the South, in a place where time passes a little more slowly. Megan has traveled near and far and lived all over the country in search of inspiration, finally settling down in Brooklyn. Megan gained most of her formal skill through working as a scenic artist and designer in several theatrical spaces and these painting techniques and craft-making skills prevail in her work. Follow: @meganwatters
Adam Dudd is a Graphic Designer by day, Graphic Designer by night. He hails from London, England, drinks tea and proudly adds unnecessary U’s into many words. His work is conceptually driven in both style and medium, witty, direct and of high production value. He has previously created work for Vice Magazine, the Tate and London Design Festival. Follow: @kingdudd
Jack Aguirre: NYC transplant from GA in 1995 and has been a Pratt rat in the streets of Brooklyn ever since. Aerosol is his medium of choice and his work encompasses many areas related to design including art direction, graphic design, typography, murals, illustration, 3d, animation and branding. Aguirre has had the pleasure of working for Converse, Nike, Marc Ecko, Brooklyn bands and various NYC studios/artists. Follow: @jackcolta
Doug Aldrich is a graphic artist based out of New York, known for a bold, illustrative style that often combines typography and organic patterns. His work often has a layered depth and takes on surfaces from paper to canvas to walls that have been created for client-based projects as well as galleries. Follow: @dougthathug
Juliana Lazzaro produces landscapes, portraits and abstract works. Her work has shown at the National Academy Museum, Cork Gallery @ Lincoln Center, and Openhouse Gallery. Her gold, hand-painted All Stars shoes are currently a featured global Converse: Made By You, a global campaign. Follow: @julianalazzaronyc
Sam Kelly, an artist and arts educator from the subtropics. Her work combines printmaking, textile art, painting, and illustration. She also has taught art all the way from a town at the base of an erupting volcano, to a ship in the middle of the sea, as well as Brooklyn, NY where she work at a museum and rides a bicycle as much as possible. Follow: @heysamkelly
Marcellus Hall is an illustrator/musician. He has illustrated nine children's books, including Everyone Sleeps which he wrote and illustrated. His art has appeared on the cover of The New Yorker. He has fronted bands Railroad Jerk and White Hassle, and has performed as a solo musician with The Hostages. Follow: @marcellus_hall
Integrating socially conscious street art with self-expressive imagery, Adam Dare’s work uses an emotive technique of mixed media, stencils and dark subject matter to cast his talent from NYC, Miami and LA to London, Berlin and Rome. Follow: @adamdare
Painter and mixed media artist N. Soala's illustrations contain a particular brand of nostalgia for a time when animation had the ability, however short-lived, to be coy and subversive on myriad levels without the burden of a world that’s infiltrated from all conceivable angles by digitized branding and corporate agendas. Soala unleashes a stream-of-consciousness onto each work, carving out surrealistic dimensions that walk a fine line between crazy and mad. Follow: @theblorstoftimes
Fumeroism combines the American pop culture of urban art with caricature-like figure drawings. His visually psychological power derives from a technique illustrating harmonious interaction among bold contour lines, and shapes filled with vivid colors. Follow: @fumeroism
Faust has made a name for himself worldwide as one of the most innovative and influential graffiti artists coming out of New York today. He has become recognized for incorporating classical calligraphic sensibilities with contemporary graffiti writing. Follow: @faustnewyork
Antonio Chiu is a mobile game concept artist and 2D anime style animator based in Queens, New York. He enjoys taking walks during his free time.
Matthew Willet is a New York City based artist and designer. His work is inspired from a culture that is looked upon as a whole, using an assortment of mediums to visually communicate information and ideas. Follow: @willeteverstop
Rey "The DRiF!" Rosa is a Latin American, abstract expressionist & photographer born and raised in the Bronx, and currently resides in the East Village NYC. He is a lover of the arts, where his passion lies in documenting, facilitating and creating art. Follow: @thedrif
Gemma Gene is an architect and visual artist from Barcelona, Spain, currently residing in New York. Her work and illustrations have been featured in solo shows, art fairs, and festivals. Follow @gemma_gene
This 'Danger Couple' is a street art double threat. Collectively, the duo has exhibited globally in festivals including Scope and Art Basel. They have also had two successful shows at Orchard Street's own Krause Gallery. Follow: @spacecandy
All of Poieverywhere's paintings represent emotions and experiences at that particular moment of life – whether stemming from reality or imagined dreamscapes. Poi is Path Of Imagination. That’s exactly how Poi was found him, through imagination – but now Poi manifests himself in countless forms, on paper, in concrete, and with paint immersing himself in the colors absorbed. Poi gives me the happiness that I hope to bring to the world. Follow: #Poieverywhere
LAMKAT is a full-time international muralist and illustrator based in Brooklyn. Her work is currently on display in various locations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. After playing art director for 11 years, she shifted her focus to the art world which simultaneously quenches her thirst for travel. Follow: @lamkat