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2013-09-04 08:24:20

Place by Design Competition Finalists Announced AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SXSW Eco, a conference focused on progressing innovation and action around sustainability initiatives, today announced the contemporary artist and illustrator responsible for the iconic "OBEY" and President Barack Obama's "HOPE" cultural movement campaigns, Shepard Fairey, as final keynote for the event. SXSW Eco has also announced the finalists of its Place by Design competition, a new...

2013-07-23 16:22:19

Shepard Fairey-designed "CREATE YOUR FUTURE" billboards & bus wraps throughout LA promote the importance of creative thinking in schools. LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final installment of Los Angeles Fund for Public Education's #ArtsMatter public art project appears today around Los Angeles with bus wraps and hundreds of billboards promoting the importance of creative thinking in education. Shepard Fairey created the design with inspiration from LAUSD...

2013-04-09 04:22:15

Third Segment of Los Angeles Fund for Public Education's Arts Matter Public Art Project Hits the Streets in July LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Artist Shepard Fairey is asking Los Angeles public school students to think creatively. In designing the third installment of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education's Arts Matter public art project, Fairey will create a design with inspiration from Los Angeles students. The resulting artwork will be displayed on city...

2013-03-19 12:26:04

The creative agency charged with the task opts to select Fairey instead in an effort to bring more eyes to an important mission for the betterment of humankind SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent addition to the long history of space mission crew patches was announced this past weekend live on stage from the Engadget Expand event in San Francisco, CA with artwork designed by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant, Studio Number One, Obama Hope). The crew patch artwork...

2011-04-04 13:20:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ArtistMark has announced the launch of his next generation web site - ArtistMark.com. The new site (and forthcoming Apple iTunes app) will offer a preview of ArtistMark's latest portfolio as well as exclusive access to his online studio as he interviews galleries to display his art work. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/CG76794) ArtistMark is an artist on the verge - best known for his small, eclectic, surreal pop...

2010-05-17 13:45:00

CHICAGO, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned contemporary artist Shepard Fairey, widely known for his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, has partnered with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, and The Advertising Council to create an outdoor public service advertisement (PSA) that raises awareness of domestic hunger. Fairey's poster depicts a young girl holding a bowl, alongside the words "HELP FIGHT HUNGER."...

2009-12-14 15:03:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Shepard Fairey will judge an art contest based on graphic "remixes" of his poster DEFEND EQUALITY LOVE UNITES which he produced by commission from FAIR (Freedom Action Inclusion Rights), a grass-roots organization formed to promote equal rights and combat homophobia. The contest launched over two weeks ago on deviantART.com, the largest community of artists ever assembled. The contest, which challenges deviantART members to re-conceive Shepard's...

2009-10-30 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the launch of the new, limited-edition Obey x Levi's® apparel collection -- a line of street-inspired menswear styles, co-designed by street artist, Shepard Fairey, his OBEY Clothing collection and the Levi's® Brand -- the artist unveiled a special, public art installation last night in front of the Levi's® Store in Times Square. Executed on Military Island, in the heart of one of...

2009-10-26 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, the Levi's® brand - the name responsible for the invention of the blue jean - continues its ever-evolving relationship with acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey by unveiling Obey x Levi's®, a collection of co-designed, street-inspired styles for men. Obey x Levi's® is a celebration of the renegade spirit embraced by both pioneering partners and features denim silhouettes, distress...

2009-02-05 05:00:00

The original denim company sponsors retrospective of Shepard Fairey, including the now iconic Barack Obama campaign poster Shepard Fairey and the Levi's(R) Brand to co-design a special, limited-edition Levi's(R) piece to commemorate exhibit BOSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Shepard Fairey, one of the most influential and iconic street artists of our time, will be featured in a museum survey at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, in collaboration with the original denim company, Levi...