Blaster uses a grassroots approach rooted in the teachings of urban aesthetic. Bouncing between careful abstraction and graffiti-fueled impulsiveness, he creates darkly funny characters with explosive palettes. As a counselor and educator he is committed to serving underprivileged at-risk youth.
Dalsen’s layered mixed media images communicate nostalgia, sex, violence, death and humor. Rising up from skateboarding and graffiti culture, punk and hip-hop aesthetic, his work harbors a unique vibrancy. Dalsen is a dedicated arts educator, as well as experienced printmaker, muralist, art handler and installer.
Lizardman creates unique work in traditional and digital media, and has worked with clients in publishing, music, theater, event promotion, organized labor, justice movements, and tours extensively with traveling museum exhibitions. He employs compulsive abstract drawing and dystopian imagery to build otherworldly scenarios on walls and canvas.
The paintings of Matt McGorry reflect a keen instinct for social commentary and relentless technical experimentation. His evolving series attempt to address the greater machine of society and its persistent cycles of violence and exploitation. He also creates imagery for album covers and apparel.
McGorry is an avid traveler, climber, and skeptic.
Ugaso (aka USA) is an evolving, politically savvy, multi-talented artist and coder. She embeds a dark sense of humor in her surrealist, carefully worked canvases, and pulls from an extensive background in economics, public policy, mathematics, and web development. Ugaso currently resides and works in SF/Oakland.
Goat Henke is a prolific illustrator, fine artist and event promoter. His button & merch brand Sik Pin has been the go-to vendor in the Twin Cities punk/metal scene, with clients across the US. Goat carves out a niche for himself with vibrant colors, twisted characters and a sense of manic urgency in his work.