Graffiti writing has always been a criminal activity, looked upon as vandalism. When the Under Pressure Festival was founded in 1996, many people also associated it with gang activity; the desire to alter this misconception is part of what inspired Under Pressure’s creation. As a small, community-funded festival organized by volunteers, Under Pressure’s goal is to emphasize not only the artists, but also to foster a sense of community. More info and video after the jump!

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HONOLULU, Hawaii, June 30, 2015 (PangeaSeed) – PangeaSeed, the international marine conservation organization, in collaboration with 1xRUN, Tony Delfino, and World Art Destinations, is pleased to announce the second annual summer series of its groundbreaking mural festival, Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans. The festival, which creatively beautifies the surrounding area, while bringing education, connection, and inspiration to the community, will take place from July 17 – 26, 2015 on the Caribbean island of Cozumel, Mexico. More info after the jump!

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Element Tree and Art Primo are pleased to present “Yard Work” feat. DISTORT. Now anyone that is familiar with Distorts work knows that we produces in your face art both on walls and in galleries.
His work reflects society and current events through unmasked content that can be breathtaking and eye opening all at once. This particular video is a piece based on the current police brutality issues
that sworm our televisions and social media everyday. The video was powered by Art Primo and Flame. Watch the results of the session after the jump!

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James Bulloughis an American born artist living and working in Berlin, Germany. His paintings, and huge monumentally scaled site-specific murals, are phenomenal combinations of realist painting technique and graphic punctuation. Inspired by gritty urban graffiti as a young artist growing up in Washington, DC, Bullough harnessed its energy in his work, and perfected a realistic oil painting technique from his study of the Old Masters.

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