Very happy to announce that you can now view my mural at the new Arts District Park located at the corner of 5th and Hewitt!

The mural titled "Graffiti Spirit of L.A. Renaissance" depicts my version of a modern Quetzalcoatl & god of the arts. It's hands on the tools that created the Arts District (brushes & spray cans) it's wings and halo represent the City of Angels and how it's currently balancing all of it's weight on one hand. Underneath the spirit is the landscape of the Arts District and it's future with a nod to the new 6th street bridge to be erected soon.

Big thanks to ArtshareLA and Councilman Huizar for making this happen.


"The Graffiti Gorilla"

I painted this in Lincoln Heights a few weeks ago and it was all caught on film by ITTE Q,  a very popular Japanese TV show which interviewed me about graff art and had me "battle" against well known host, Tegoshi Yuya.

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Special thanks to the ITTE Q crew and Gorilla Arts!

View the whole set of pics on my Flickr


So last week I led another one of my LA graffiti tours that I organize for private and corporate groups.  This time I was contacted by LACMA Docents and I put together a 2 hour tour for the group which was about 60 people deep!
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We met up in DTLA and I showed them some of the nice productions by crews like CBS, MSK, K2S and artists like Risky, How/Nosm, and Mr. Cartoon.
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I explained to the group some of the basic terms and philosophies of graffiti and street art.  They had some excellent questions and were blown away by so much art that they had never seen or experienced so intimately.
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We wrapped up the tour back at my studio where I showed them some of my paintings, old and new.
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Proof that graff and street art are not only for the young, but the young at heart!

If you would like to have a tour for your group or company just contact me and we'll make it happen!

*All photos by Fred Alcantar © 2013


Westfield Century City hosts the Reindeer Project.
A first-of-its-kind holiday art collection of Original Reindeer Art Installations,
designed by renowned LA artists for an auction benefitting Inner-City Arts. 


You can bid on my piece PAINTDEER until Dec.10, 2012 at the online auction:

100% of the proceeds benefit Inner-City Arts

Timelapse video of the making of my PAINTDEER piece:

More reindeer pics on my Flickr or check out the slideshow below: