I recently had the pleasure of painting this beautiful #southwestwildstyle collaborative piece with the homie Vyal One from #losAngeles along with Recon from LC by way of Oakland and now Puerto Rico! This build use to house the west end art depot, a artists coop but failed to meet a medium with the city… thank you Derrick and Sara from Hoodride for your continued support for the Las Cruces graffiti scene and getting great footage!
Since the late 80s there has been an ongoing monthly ARTS movement landing on the 1st Friday of every month. At least that’s what Wikipedia stated. With the intent to brighten up the darkest parts of the city with beautiful colors, lots of people and of course mind altering paintings and performances that will help one to pause and appreciate the beauty of life. While nerding out on social and political views of our civilized society!
You are cordially invited to come support such a movement with worldclass artists hailing from the Southwest regions of this North American paradise.
Nearly Every Sign Written will direct the reader to a certain destination. All humans have the erge to leave a mark or message to the next person traveling the same path. Las Cruces or “The Crosses” has been the grounds for ceremony since before timex. Being a gateway to all directions of the compass, many cultures have exchanged styles, technique and visions thru drum beats, dance, wall art and story telling as in Hueco Tanks and the Organ Mountains are blessed with many pieces from different crews since way before timex had your wrists locked.
They say things happen in 3’s (Taa’) I guess we’ll have to see these things happen on Saturday February 22nd, 2014. We celebrate an artform that has been practiced for thousands of years in this very intersection to the south. We have always used the walls as a way to communicate in different times! So we come together again during the month of love. Bringing with us beautiful colors for the spring season!
This year will beheld at the West End Art Depot again and also throughout the town at various locations. The battles start when the sun breaks the Organ Mountains and will last all day till 5pm. There after a feast at WEAD for the artist that have participated. Soundchecks and Art hanging session will take place in the Gallery until opening doors at 8pm. Gallery and wallspace available by request at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you bring pieces in before Feb. They will be involved for our 1st Friday Gallery Opening.
I have teamed up with WEAD to host a real Living Legend. I have been a Luckyiam PSC fan for some years now and am honored to help with this event. There will also be Lana Shea out of LA. DJ Young Native and Wake Self. DJ Nykon will spin for Lucky and Lana and Las Cruces’ own Quetzal and AK Doja. It will be an earlier show being that it is a Sunday and head have to work/School or what not. In the gallery will be this months Recycled Art show with tons of beautiful trash for your decorating needs!