Blek Le Rat
Born in 1951, Xavier Prou (better known as Blek Le Rat), is one of the first graffiti artists in Paris. He is the founder of the international stencil art movement. After a trip to the USA in 1971, Blek first witnessed the ‘wild style’ graffiti prevalent in New York City.
Since bursting onto the art scene in 2007, Bortusk’s happy, childish, neon, silly work has been appearing on streets and gallery walls around the world, with the sole purpose of trying to brighten up the viewers day.
Canal Cheong-Jagerroos (b.1968) is a Chinese contemporary visual artist who grew up in an artistic family in Macau. She lives and works between Helsinki, Nice and Berlin. For the last 25 years Canal has worked and lived in numerous countries.
Emmanuel Laflamme recycles popular imagery with humour, creating scenes with strong meaning that lead us to smile and think. Like the surrealists, he develops representations with an apparent impossibility that captures the viewer’s attention.
Fredrik Erichsen is a self-taught artist. Over 2 decades of artistic creation lie behind him. Full of studies, research and ongoing developments of his ideas and thoughts. Part of the artistic creation was also developing his craftsmanship and experimenting with any available materials. Pushing these materials to their limits…
Hayden Kays is a London-based artist whose practice encompasses painting, sculpture and printmaking. He is widely described as one of the most provocative artists of his generation for his celebration and critique of the culture industry which demonstrates classically trained sensibilities mediated by thoroughly contemporary concerns.
Hoodkitsch is a Maastricht based artist. His work is inspired by music and the every-day things around him. When he scavenges for kitsch artworks he brings home the ones he immediately has an idea for. Otherwise, he doesn’t buy them.
Kev Munday creates positive and colorful artwork inspired by watching people and every-day life. His often simplistic and naïve style takes inspiration from artforms as diverse as kawaii graphics and Huichol yarn paintings.
The work of Marta Galmozzi ranges from photography to sculpture and includes experiments involving the use of the image. In her installations, often site-specific, the photographic image becomes a physical presence that plays with the space and its perception.
Nina Mae Fowler
Born in London in 1981, Fowler is known for her intricately detailed large-scale drawings and installations, graduating with a First in Sculpture from Brighton University in 2003, her techniques reveal a merging of classical and contemporary influences.
Plastic Jesus is a Los Angeles based street artist that specializes in bold stencil and installation work, inspired by world news events, society, the urban environment, culture and politics.
Veronique Baur, aka Veer, is an artist based in Delft, the Netherlands. She paints with watercolour, ecocline and Indian ink. Wanting to illustrate where-ever she was, form a young age she has taught herself how to draw, learned about different materials and has developed a passion for the beauties of Nature.
Wei Ping (Sunny)
Her name is Wei Ping, but everyone calls her by her European name: ‘Sunny’. As an artist she is multifaceted. Young art lovers, in particular, appreciate Sunny’s work. Sunny produces pen and ink drawings which are largely made up of text.