2018 Artists


Detroit, Michigan 🇺🇸

Louise Jones (aka 0uizi) is a mixed media artist residing in Detroit, Michigan. Her large scale floral murals can be seen all over the country including her feature mural on the exterior of the Grand Rapids Ballet which she completed during ArtPrize 2017.

0uizi’s studio work has been shown in galleries all over the country as well as featured at live events hosted by Lululemon and Shinola.

0uizi was recently selected as the artist in residence for the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit.


Cey Adams
New York, New York 🇺🇸

Cey Adams, a New York City native, is one of the most influential people in hip-hop design. He started his career as a graffiti artist in New York before going on to work as the Creative Director of hip hop mogul Russell Simmons’ Def Jam Recordings.

He co-founded the Drawing Board, the label’s in-house visual design firm, where he created visual identities, album covers, logos, and advertising campaigns for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Notorious B.I.G., Maroon 5, and Jay-Z. He exhibits, lectures and teaches art workshops at institutions including MoMA and Brooklyn Museum.


Adele Renault
Amsterdam, Netherlands 🇳🇱

Adele Renault paints realistic portraits of pigeons and people. Her subject matter may live in the gutter or in an ivory tower and the size of her work ranges from small canvas to giant mural.

Renault grew up in a musical family on a farm in the Belgian Ardennes. At age 14 she traveled abroad alone; lived in Venezuela on an exchange, then two years in Brighton, England. She studied and practiced visual arts, from classical oil painting to modern-day spray can graffiti. In 2010 she graduated from the Academie Royale des Beaux Arts in Brussels with a degree in Graphic Design.

She has done work for Facebook, Staple Pigeon, Tretorn and Rock Werchter Festival.


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 🇺🇸

Yis Goodwin, better known as Noségo, is a Philadelphia-based artist with a passion for illustration and media arts.

He mixes fine art with a contemporary style to deliver highly energetic work. His designs feature an assemblage of patterns, vibrant colors and characters derived from his imagination and his surrounding environment.

He has exhbitied his work in galleries all over the world and has participated in numerous mural festivals.


Adam Lucas
New York, New York 🇺🇸

Adam Lucas, formerly known as the notorious street artist Hanksy, made a name for himself by reproducing pop culture figures into parodic public art memes.

After nearly seven years of producing viral street art as Hanksy, Lucas is rebranding himself as an artist by using his real name.

Lucas’ new style of work layers images, text and bold design with playfully acerbic references culled from contemporary culture. Using a loud and elegant color chord, Lucas simulates the experience of being a city-dweller who’s inundated with visual information and codi ed advertising subtext.


I am Eelco
Rotterdam, Netherlands 🇳🇱

Eelco van den Berg (I am Eelco) is a painter, muralist and illustrator based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and New York. The Dutch multi-disciplinary street artist creates psychedelic landscapes with the unique color palette he developed mostly on the streets of New York.

He was mesmerized by hip hop & graffiti during elementary school, and is still greatly influence by it. His work is mostly hand-drawn & stands out with its strong use of color, motives, outlines & decorative illustrative elements in a surrealistic pop art style.

Honored to be named one of NYC's Top 10 Street Artists, Eelco is not just living the dream but painting it as well. His bold award-winning graphic works have been commissioned by numerous major brands. He is a guest lecturer of illustration at the Willem de Kooning Academy.


Jocelyn Tsaih
Oakland, California 🇺🇸🇹🇼🇨🇳

Jocelyn is a Taiwan-born, Shanghai-raised artist based out of Oakland, California. Her work is a reflection on human nature and the intangible aspects of life. She often features an ambiguous character meant to embody the spirit of beings as a whole.

Jocelyn has a done work for a range of clients including Nickelodeon, New York Times, AirBnB, Adobe, Conde Nast, and GIPHY. Her whimsical character illustrations have been featured in everything from newspaper articles to music videos and large-scale murals.


Helice Wen
San Francisco, California 🇺🇸🇨🇳

San Francisco-based artist Helice Wen was born in Shenzhen, China. She discovered her passion at five years old when she began copying the illustrations in children’s books to practice drawing.

Wen’s love for art carried her across the world to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where she graduated in 2009 and began working as a children’s book illustrator. Wen now focuses on creating gallery works having exhibited in in New York, Florida, Melbourne, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.


Jeremiah Britton
Brooklyn, New York 🇺🇸

Jeremiah Britton is a Jackson, Michigan native currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He is the Creative Director of Art and Graphics at WeWork in New York City.

Jeremiah's personal work ranges from branding and expressive typography to large scale public murals. He is the founder of WeWork’s in-house environmental art and graphic design team which works to create unique installation art and graphic design inside of each WeWork space around the world. In addition, Jeremiah has worked with a range of freelance clients including AOL, Shake Shack, Microsoft, McKinney New York for Samsung, DDB New York, Scratch Viacom, West Elm, and Meetup. His work has been recognized by multiple publications and organizations such as The Art Directors Club and Computer Arts Magazine.


Bicicleta Sem Freio
Goiânia, Brazil 🇧🇷

Bicicleta Sem Freio (“Bicycle Without Brake”) is an internationally acclaimed Brazilian duo of illustrators and muralists, Douglas de Castro and Renato Perreira.

They have accomplished in a couple of years what many hope to do in a lifetime. Founded in Brazil, in 2005 Bicicleta’s style draws references from their roots in music, Brazilian culture, their love for the 80s and pop iconography.

In just four years their work has emerged on multiple large-scale public art installations all over the world, in collaboration with the curatorial collective, "Just Kids". Their work can be seen in major cities like London, Berlin, Hong Kong, Miami, Las Vegas, Montreal or Los Angeles (where they painted the largest building ever downtown).

In addition to their engaging illustrations and provocative murals, they have also collaborated with brands such as Nike, NBA, UFC, CONVERSE, and Vans as well as created gig posters for prestigious artists and bands such as Beck, Kings Of Leon, and Vampire Weekend.


Dave Van Patten
Los Angeles, California 🇺🇸

Dave Van Patten is a Los Angeles based artist whose work is centered between dreamlike absurdism and psychedelic surrealism. His trademark childlike simplicity details stories from ethical fables to disturbingly dark humor.

Dave has self-published several graphic novel zines and twisted “children’s books for grown ups,” and though his focus is on illustration, he uses a combination of paper cut outs, acrylic paints and ink to tell his stories.

His work has been shown in Juxtapoz Magazine, Intentional Quarterly, Mt. Hope, L.A. Record Magazine, and various L.A. based art magazines. Dave was also featured in 2016 and 2017 as an artist in world-renowned mural organization, POW!WOW! Currently, Dave is adapting a short story from Arthur Bradford into a full-length graphic novel.


Jason Woodside
New York, New York 🇺🇸

Jason Woodside, originally from Miami, came to New York City following his dream of pursuing a career in the movie industry; but his time at the NYC School of Visual Arts made him aware of his passion for painting. Realizing that secondary education wasn’t for him, Woodside dropped out of school and discovered his talent for creating street art. He began covering NYC with his trademark mix of colors and patterns, becoming one of the key personalities of the post-graffiti movement.

Woodside’s work is now featured throughout the world in New York City, Los Angeles, Sydney, and Paris. His striking color combinations, bold geometric shapes, and vibrant hypnotizing patterns are largely inspired by textiles and clothing. More recently he has transformed some of his pieces into outfits through collaborations with brands such as Adidas and OBEY.


Brooklyn, New York 🇺🇸🇲🇽

IT’S A LIVING is not just a statement but it is also a life philosophy for Ricardo Gonzalez, a Brooklyn based designer and artist originally from Durango, Mexico. His signature style uses typography because he believes “a word is an image” and an image can be interpreted in many ways. The ambiguity in the typographical messages creates an ongoing dialog between the viewer and the artwork, asking viewers to question their daily living and hopefully producing a positive impact

Gonzalez’s work is easily recognizable and stems to murals, commercial work for well-known brands, small-scale projects like stickers and posters, and more. After all, it’s a living.


Clay McAndrews
Jackson, Michigan 🇺🇸

Clay McAndrews was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan. His favorite class in high school was art, which he excelled in. He was voted the most “Artsy Fartsy” of his graduating class.

He studied graphic design and advertising at Central Michigan University. His passion is branding and identity. His style of work is clean and simple with complimentary color palettes.

This mural was Clay’s first, and he loved doing it.