Secondo Russo (Italy/U.S.A.)
born in Genoa, Italy but has lived in New York City
for most of her life. She paints both on canvas, and
on plywood cut into the shapes of limbs and full human
bodies. Her work is inspired by: horror, tattoos,
toys, renaissance art, pin-up art, and the juxtaposition
of beauty with the grotesque.
is a Brooklyn Artist who has been drawing comic books
since the age of nine. His art fuses a life-long love
for trash culture and fast music with a wide variety
of styles and media such as comics, paintings, toys,
props and costumes.
was the late frontman and founder of the notorious
theatrical heavy metal band, GWAR. For over 30 years,
he created artwork in various mediums; including drawing,
painting, sculpture, collage, costumes and performance
art. In 2004, MF Gallery held a retrospective of his
life's work. In 2010 and 2011, Oderus Urungus hosted
GWAR's Crack-A-Thon events at MF Gallery.
(U.S.A.) uses layers of chicken scratch cross-hatching
over watercolor to make formal almost static compositions,
evoking the oppressive itchiness of a strait jacket.
He combines iconic and absurd images to create ironic
and satirical compositions.
creates in her paintings a vibrant visual playground
where her melancholy menagerie of characters and worlds
exist. Her work is a funny, whimsical, dark and tragic
view at the wonderful mess of life.
is an artist born in Brasília, Brazil. He works
with clay sculptures. His main theme is always the
human being. Fernando makes portraits of rent boys,
punks, junkies, thieves and outcasts. He believes
that the artist himself is a piece of art.
is a cannibal cartoonist, and surreal cereal pop art
painter. He is the Illustrator/Author of "The
Sweet Rot" book series, Creator/Artist of Cereal
Killers Trading cards, Artist for Topps trading cards
(Garbage Pail Kids/Wacky Packages) and has worked
with numerous Rock Bands on album art, tour posters,
concert shirts, etc…
(Japan/U.S.A.) was born and raised in Tokyo
Japan. She now works and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
When she doesn't indulge in her obsessions she paints,
draws, prints and emboiders, creating her own whimsical
Death Head (Mexico/U.S.A.)
grew up in Mexico and found inspiration for
his artwork from the Day of the Dead holiday traditions,
also embracing the Punk Rock movement's attitude.
He Expresses these interests in his art, while interpreting
the brutal, primal and animalistic side of the human
(France/Italy) was born in Rome. She now resides
in La Rochelle, France, where she is the founder and
director of the True Hate Gallery. Her comics and
illustrations have appeared in various magazines and
publications. She often collaborates with rock bands
on album art and posters.
Repka (U.S.A.) is the undisputed
king of Thrash Metal Art. He is best known for creating
Megadeth's legendary character, "Vic Rattlehead"
in the 1980's, and for his work with numerous other
Thrash bands since then. He descibes himself as a
"connosieur of the grotesque, specializing in
menacing reminders of the impending apocalypse".
(Italy) was born in Verona, Italy, grew up
in Milan, and has lived and worked in New York City.
Her work is influenced by music, philosophy, horror
movies, romantic literature, expressionism, comics,
cartoons and vegan treats.
(Italy) is a Genovese Cartoonist and Animator
with a unique and unmistakable style. After studying
at the Scuola del Fumetto in Chiavari, and the Accademia
Ligustica di Belle Arti in Genova, he has been awarded
numerous prizes for his work, and has achieved international
notoriety for his Ceres Beer spots.
(Italy) is an Italian female painter and tattoo
artist living and working in Genova. Her inspiration
comes from nature, anatomy, old prints, graphic art,
horror and surrealism.
creates work from rough materials such as recycled
cardboard, chalk and acrylic, depicting delicate floating
girls in an ornament-free space. His girls' mood is
materialized by a broad sharp mark and a few light
mixes dark imagery with bold, bright colors and cartoonish
distortions. Her work is immersed in the realms of
science fiction, horror, and pulp comic book culture,
with blatant references to the psychedelic, altered
states of consciousness, and a twist of sideshow panache.