PRLog - May 29, 2014 - PHOENIX -- When the folks at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel requested something really contemporary and edgy for an art show during June, Shade Projects curator Justin Germain jumped at the opportunity to reach out to local Graffitti writing legend Such Styles. The show is scheduled to be on display at Shade West in the hotel lobby at 50 E Adams St in Phoenix for the month of June, opening First Friday, June 6, with an artist reception planned for Saturday June 21 from 5-7pm.
Such Styles "Cat You Dig It"
In the recent publication "History of American Graffiitti" Such is deservedly called "Arizona's initial Graffitti writer" due to his 30 years of experience crafting his skills since reading Craig Castleman's Book Gettign Up in the 80s. Such's work has been displayed on walls, trains, and every art institution in the Phoenix metro area as well as featured in films, television, and national publications. He even created graphics for the Super Bowl XXII halftime show!
Today Such practicies his craft legally with his sons Champ Styles and Christian, formign what is liely the first father and sons duo in Graffitti writing. The work on display at Shade West includes signature graphic work by Such and Champ as well as painted vintage objects by Champ Styles.
The space is open to the public daily, so stop by get out of the heat and into the Shade with a refreshing cocktail from the ICON Lounge and enjoy the show!
Shade Projects headquarters is located in the monOrchid at 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix. Learn more about monOrchid and Shade Projects at www.monorchid.com .
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