Red Bull Ride & Style Artists 2012

 
 
 
 
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JET MARTINEZ
Jet Martinez's public murals can be seen throughout San Francisco, as well as New York City, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Jose and Arizona. He has also completed projects in Oaxaca, Mexico, Florianopolis, Brazil and Zurich, Switzerland. His numerous public works have been written about in various books, publications and online articles.

For the past decade, Jet has been closely associated with the Clarion Alley Mural Project in the Mission District. As the current art director for new projects, he has been intimately involved with transforming what would otherwise be a drug and vandalism ridden alleyway into a cultural landmark. These efforts have also served to diminish the blight which was once pervasive in the area, and has gained the support of property owners by raising their property values. Jet Martinez is also Facebook’s first Artist-In-Residence.
http://www.jetromartinez.com
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APEX
APEX, also known as Ricardo Richey, is a street artist who creates colorful abstract patterns through the use of spray paint. Part of the Gestalt Collective that engages in collaborative murals in San Francisco, Apex curated mural projects on Bluxome Alley, other districts of San Francisco, and the SFMOMA display windows in association with St. Johns Community Center (San Francisco, 2002). His work has been shown extensively both in the Bay Area and abroad. Recent group exhibitions include Calligraffiti: Writing in Contemporary Chinese and Latino Art, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA (2009); Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2005), White Walls, and the Luggage Store Gallery. He was the artist in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts (2007), and was featured in documentaries and publications regarding the Mission District in San Francisco.
http://theapexer.com
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MAX EHRMAN aka E.O.N. 75
As an artist Max Ehrman has been painting for over 14 years. Through graffiti, E.O.N.75 has traveled and created murals all throughout Europe and North American. Currently, Max has presented Canvas work in 4 different countries and has personally organized three art shows in Naples Florida with the Journeyman Gallery. His canvases have been collected world wide from North America to Europe and Asia. Once a year the artist travels to Europe to paint at several Graffiti/Hip Hop jams in Germany, Holland and Belgium. Through E.O.N.75's travels he has been lucky enough to paint with some of the most talented Aersoul Artists in the world. Currently living in San Francisco California Max spends his time creating in several different mediums including everything from water colors to sculpture.
http://maxehrman.carbonmade.com
CHOR BOOGIE
Chor Boogie was raised in Oceanside California a small city by the sea with in San Diego county. He was handed a paint brush at the mere age of five from his kindergarten grade school teacher, started painting and fell in love with the creative process immediately, telling his teacher "When I grow up I am going to be an artist." Thus overtime Chor Boogie was exposed to the spray paint medium along with many other trials and tribulations that changed his life and formed this learning lesson we live in. As a self made artist his drive and his passion fueled his study from renaissance artists such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Rembrandt to more modern artists like Klimt, Van Gogh, Dali, combining a street culture of modern day spray paint "mentors" such as Phase2, Vulcan, Coma, Sake, Apex, Pose2, and in turn helped guide his lifestyle into a life it self.
http://www.chorboogie.com/
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