Grandalism featuring Article
Curated by GONZO247
April 28 – July 7, 2012
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 6-9pm
Grandalism is a season-long series of street art commissions presented in partnership with GONZO247, founder of Aerosol Warfare. Throughout the season, the DiverseWorks dock will be the backdrop for a series of rotating, large-scale works that features accomplished street artists. Featuring a different artist every 8 weeks, Grandalism showcases the raw talent and innovation of the city’s freshest and most prolific urban artists selected by one of Houston’s most notable street art legends.
Phillip Orlando Perez (aka Article) is a self-taught independent artist based in Houston Texas. Since 1992 he has created numerous works of art for local business owners, non-profit organizations, The Houston Mayors Office, and many nation-wide recording artists. Phillip is currently working as an artist for The Home Depot corporation, and in the past few years has also created artwork for Sneaker Pimps (Japan), Toyota Scion, Music World Entertainment and the Wortham Center Houston. When not working on visual art Phillip likes to practice photography, study history and listen to all kinds of music.