Wednesday, August 7, 2019
American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing Shepard Fairey will be playing an extremely special Dj Set at Fortune Sound Club on Wednesday, Aug. 7 with a performance by SO LOKI & additional Dj sets by DJ Marvel & Raiden Louie.
FREE with RSVP – http://bit.ly/rutsshepard
Sponsored by Timebomb Trading, OBEY Clothing, Obey Giant, El Kartel, Nude Vodka Soda & RUTS
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Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” sticker campaign while attending the Rhode Island School of Design.
He became widely known during the 2008 U.S. presidential election for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston has described him as one of the best known and most influential street artists. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Shepard Fairey is in Vancouver working on one of the biggest murals he will have ever painted. He will also be presenting his 30 Year Retrospective Art Show TBA