Mixed media, aerosol, acrylic, marker
36 in x 24 in
About the artist:
Fishe began his trajectory as a visual artist on the streets of Los Angeles in the early 1990's as a graffiti writer. With over 25 years experience in graffiti, he has become a notable figure within the graffiti community. After many years spent traveling and painting in clandestine situations and doing small DIY art shows. He felt artistically limited and decided to pursue a formal art education. He attended UC Riverside where he received a BA in studio arts. There he evolved past his graffiti roots into experimental drawing, photo and a newly formed focus on canvas work. Although he continues to work in many mediums some of his most notable works continue to be the large scale murals he creates, as well as his own style of post graffiti landscapes. His work off of the walls draws from a diverse set of visual influences blending them cohesively into his current working style.
Fishes work can be seen on walls in many major cities throw out the US, as well as internationally. He has also had the opportunity to contribute work to gallery shows, special collections and major museum shows. His work has been included in the permanent collection at LACMA, and the Getty. Notable among these is his contribution to La Liber Amicorum, a collection of works from some of the most well known and respected urban artist working out of LA curated by the Getty Research Institute. He also served as co-curator to Scratch and contributed work to several exhibitions at ESMoA. Fishe has also completed commision murals for ESMoA, MOAH, and A+D museum. His dynamic style and sensibility have made him a favorite among young collectors as well as a figure to watch in the upcoming years.