Event Review :: Covered & Revealed

February 22, 2016 By Zuzu Kelly Perkal Austin is notorious for it’s profusion of dynamic visual and performance artists. Brad Walton and Gregory James are two significant local artists that thread the intricate web of working artists in Austin, TX. Brad and Gregory use the creative medium of chalk and wax in conjunction with female models to create compelling masterpieces for the world to see. Covered & Revealed was a showcase about ‘Paying Empowerment Forward’, an evening brimming with art, music, female empowerment and fundraising to support Planned Parenthood. The event took place at Vuka, a “modern community center in the heart of […]

Artist Feature :: NIZ

“Niz is a Peruvian  born female stencil artist based out of Austin, Texas. She is known for her mutli-layered photo-realistic stencil work and skateboard art. Niz’s work draws from elements of graffiti, hip hop culture, existentialism and spirituality. She finds her expression through old world Latin culture, African-American music, the female aesthetic, skateboarding and urban grit. The photorealism of Niz’s stencils is often offset by a grittiness and texture that mirrors the urban landscapes she is familiar with. Her work has been published in several books:  Stencil Nation (San Francisco), Heart and Soul (New York), 400ml. Do It Yourself (France), Austin: East of I35 (Austin, TX) and […]

Sound & Cinema Recap : Summer 2015

Music. Movies. Art. Food. Sunshine. Family…. Does it get any better than that?! While the summer heat is still in full force, the bi-weekly gatherings for movies in the park have come to an end. Over the course of the last two months Do512 and Alamo Drafthouse offered live music, food trucks, and a classic movie played on the grassy hill of the Long Center. Big thanks to Do512 for inviting the Spratx family out to add to the mix by featuring one local artist per event to paint a movie inspired mural. Check out the final culmination of all six artist’s work below. Artist […]