Christian Böhmer, who is also known as ‘Mr.Trash’, is a German graffiti, street- and urban artist from Cologne. He is known for his very detailed and realistic looking ‘Paper Bag Heads’ art works, which he applies as, paste ups, painted or sprayed. Christian Böhmer has collaborated with URBAN NATION by contributing his works on a Community Wall project in 2018.
Born in Munich and residing in Berlin, German street artist ‘Nasca’ honours his Peruvian roots through his name, which derives from the extinct Nazca culture of South-Peru and by depicting indigenous, South-American figures. Influenced by ’90s cartoons, his detailed portraits for which he mainly uses colours occurring in nature, blending realism and cartoonist elements. Nasca’s works are featured in the URBAN MATION 2018 exhibition, ’Understand The Power of Art as a Social Architect“.
American artist James Bullough lives and works in Berlin. His style mixes realistic portraiture with graphic abstractions as large murals and as studio paintings. He was part of many URBAN NATION projects like Wynwood Walls, Unity, and Lollapalooza, painted a One Wall and is featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.
Gary Baseman is a multi-talented American artist from Los Angeles, California. A painter, animator, curator, toy designer as well as illustrator and movie producer he also is the creator of Emmy and BAFTA award-winning animation series ‘Teacher’s Pet’. His fine art works have been displayed all round the world and has also been featured as part of the opening of the URBAN NATION Museum in 2017.
Born in Wuhan, China, DALeast is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, and famous for his large murals, in which uncountable metal shards form beautiful shapes. He was part of URBAN NATION’s Project M/6, Lollapalooza 2017 and his works are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.
Nychos is a graphic artist and muralist born in Styria, Austria. Known for his trademark style on the reinterpretation of dissected motives combined with colourful outlines, he has gained massive exposure for his works with spray paint on walls and with his graphical designs. The works of Nychos are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.
Tara McPherson is an American artist, born in San Francisco in1976. She was raised in LA and is now based in New York City. She is best known for creating odd, in a way flawless innocence characters that have wisdom-full eyes. The colours she uses are soft and plane regardless if she is working on a mural, sculptures or her fine art pieces. Tara McPherson’s works are featured as a part of the opening of the URBAN NATION Museum in 2017.
Among American artist Kevin Cyr’s paintings, drawings, sculptures and installations, his vehicles marked by graffiti are the most popular ones. The subjects of his paintings have included commercial vehicles, RVs, vans, camper bicycles, and camper karts, all in a state of disrepair and marked by graffiti and rust. His works are featured as a part of the opening of the URBAN NATION Museum in 2017.
Word To Mother is a London-based graffiti illustrator, tattooist and artist known for taking his influences and painting them over salvaged wood and finally adding a unique lacquer turning them into exceptional works of art. Word To Mother has contributed his talent in skill in URBAN NATION’s Project M/8 and more recently, in the 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.