DJLU, architect and artist, has been developing art projects since 2004. His technique mainly employs stencils, but he often incorporates of stickers, stamps, posters, and mural painting into his art. Reviews of his work have been published in VNA Magazine, Plataform 58, the Dirty Verbs and Fatcap Blog and in Colombian publications such as Credencial, Go, Mefistofeles and Fachada E-Zine. In 2012, he helped publishCalleesosojos, the first book dedicated to urban art in Bogotá.
Joseph "Sentrock" Perez is an artist originally from Phoenix, AZ. He moved to Chicago to pursue a change in scenery and obtain an Bachelors of Art & Design at Columbia College. Perez is know for using bright colors, intense lettering and characters that grab the attention of viewer. A believer in the quote "Art cannot deny the environment that it is in", Perez allows his surroundings of living in Chicago to influence his latest works.
Erin Burke is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer originally from South Carolina who now calls Chicago home. From wedding invitations to concert posters to acrylic painting, she brings a unique color palette and vibrant style to the art she touches. Although she creates art for fun, her full time job is a graphic designer for a small firm in Chicago
Christian “Archerone” Lucero, is a Los Angeles based street artist who never ceases to amaze the individual or the industry. Breaking the conventional views of street art as a taboo, Archerone painted the walls and overpasses with intent to bring the city from black and white to a new color, a vision to restore a pulse into the concrete of the urban jungle. Archer is an apparel force to be reckoned with. Always ahead of the curve when it comes to trends, you know whatever he comes up with will likely fly off the shelves.
Jayson Atienza was born in Batangas City, Philippines and raised in Jersey City, NJ where he began drawing at the young age of five. While at SVA, Jayson developed his signature painting style, which began with a meticulous watercolor and ink approach. Over the past decade, Jayson has expanded the mediums with which he executes art on both traditional and non-traditional canvases for individual collectors, public institutions and corporations.
Look North. Further. Further. Look to Canada’s Rocky Mountains and heavy, green, fir trees socializing around granite boulders and fern patches. Inspired by human, urban, street and rural nature, poverty, and the dark corners of life less-traveled; Opek finds beauty where others have left it to the dust mites. He is forever creative, inspired, and always looking for that perfect paint-line. OPEK is the art movement spawned from many gritty nights running around a cold Canadian city spray-painting and marking a name for oneself.
Ross Schaner, artist and designer, is a hybrid of the places where he has lived. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Ross's work pulls from the dreamy possibilities of an overgrown landscape where industry has left. Ross cultivated an early sensitive awareness to the natural world, which he weaves into his current environment - Brooklyn, NY. Ross has applied his work to textile and surface design projects including a print collection for Sir NY, a NY based menswear line.
Kristy is a 34 year-old mother of three teenagers and lives in Edmond, Oklahoma. She has loved to draw and paint for as long as she can remember. She took a few classes at Quartz Mountain Arts Institute but is mostly self-taught. Around 13 years ago she began painting works for local designers on commission but has since shifted to painting originals that sell on her website and in a local designer boutique.