I started stenciling in 1984. I saw my first political street stencils in France during my year abroad. Inspired by the elegance of the French stencils, I started refining my own work. I loved the idea of street art, and put my own stencils up in Poitiers, Paris, Amsterdam, and Oregon.
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Heya all. If you aren't lurking over at my blog sites, I'm posting stories and tales while on the road.
Lots of stencil goodness so far. Word to Genuis and Pochoir Filla in Eugene and props to Tiago, Kim, and Klutch here in Portland. Many other artists coming out and saying hi too.
Is it really this late? Have I eaten dinner yet? Wait, it's breakfast time!
On the road after this upload. Enjoy and look for fun stuff from the tour.
- ASA in Hamburg represents
- Arnaud Crassat contacted me and submitted work for a new archive
- More work from Funk25
- MO-PI sent over a few more from France
- TXMX in Hamburg sent a huge batch this round. New archives for
- and a batch of other Hamburg stencil work
- and Barcelona too
- here's the final batch from my Israel trip
- more from X-Sacto
- a single from North Cali
- thanks to Team Lexington for getting me out on the streets tonight for some stencil goodness
- Halsey and Chris helped me update the NYC archive
- More stencils in the Mission
- and on Valencia St.
Off to Eugene and beyond........
The Rowan Morrison Gallery has posted some great photos (better than mine on here) of Adam5100s current show. Check it out and make sure you zoom in!
Heading up the West Coast to a book store near you. Stop by and introduce yourself.
Stencil slide presentation and Budget Stencil Gallery at each stop
Sun., June 15, 1 PM
Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA Center), Eugene, OR
Mon., June 16, 7:30 PM
Powell's Books Downtown, Portland, OR
(with window display by Vinyl Killers and Tiago Denczuk)
Fri., June 20, 7 PM
Last Word Books, Olympia, WA
(SOULE will be in town and at the event)
Sat., June 21, 2 PM
Elliott Bay Books, Seattle, WA
(with window display by SOULE)
Wed., June 25, 7 PM
Spartacus Books, Vancouver, BC
Sat., June 28, 7:30 PM
Camas Collective Books & Infoshop, Victoria, BC
Sun., June 29, 1 PM
Camas Collective Books & Infoshop
DIY stencil-making workshop
Stencils from San Francisco
Throughout it all, Tiago has maintained devotion to one guiding principle: to Love, and Be Ridiculous! He invites you all to do the same!