Being inspired by female urban artists around the worldBTOY at IES CARTIMA

All the students in IES Cartima have collaborated to do this book about female urban artists around the world. It is part of a bigger project done in coordination with the teachers and the students at this secondary school.BTOY spent a whole week with us. You can read more about the project in the blog we created to show the community (http://btoy-iescartima.blogspot.com.es).Researching about women in different continents helped us learn about cultural issues as well as inspired us to suggest ideas for the big mural that you have seen on the front page of this book.June 2015 - 1ESO

All the students in IES Cartima have collaborated to do this book about female urban artists around the world. It is part of a bigger project done in coordination with the teachers and the students at this secondary school.BTOY spent a whole week with us. You can read more about the project in the blog we created to show the community (http://btoy-iescartima.blogspot.com.es).Researching about women in different continents helped us learn about cultural issues as well as inspired us to suggest ideas for the big mural that you have seen on the front page of this book.June 2015 - 1ESO

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EUROPEMiss VanOlekBtoyAlice PasquiniLinda AslaksenMadC

Ezequiel Gálvez, Gisela Benaisa y Mario Martín.Andrea Michaelson, whose artistic name is Btoy, is an urban artist.She was born in Barcelona (Spain) in 1977. She is 38 years old. She sometimes paints on walls in abandoned houses.She often portrays women, and she often paints actresses from Hollywood.Her work has been exhibited in galleries around the world such as in Los Angeles, London and Mexico. Her biggest mural is in Paris.Before starting her artistic career, she studied law for four years. She then studied at the Institute of Photographic Studies in BarcelonaBtoy uses Photoshop to paint her stencils. She uses spray and acrylic paints. More information:http://www.isupportstreetart.com/interview/btoy-talks-to-issa-in-paris/

Ezequiel Gálvez, Gisela Benaisa y Mario Martín.Andrea Michaelson, whose artistic name is Btoy, is an urban artist.She was born in Barcelona (Spain) in 1977. She is 38 years old. She sometimes paints on walls in abandoned houses.She often portrays women, and she often paints actresses from Hollywood.Her work has been exhibited in galleries around the world such as in Los Angeles, London and Mexico. Her biggest mural is in Paris.Before starting her artistic career, she studied law for four years. She then studied at the Institute of Photographic Studies in BarcelonaBtoy uses Photoshop to paint her stencils. She uses spray and acrylic paints. More information:http://www.isupportstreetart.com/interview/btoy-talks-to-issa-in-paris/

Alice Pasquini is a famous graffiti artist.She is a visual artist from Rome (Italy).She was born in 1980. For her job, she travels around the world. Her paintings represent love and hope. She paints a lot of messages in images.She uses different materials depending on the support and the background. For big walls she uses acrylic and spray paint. For smaller pieces in city centres she uses small stencils and in the studio she paints on wood with acrylics and enamels.She is interested in dynamic images of life that are universal and timeless.She started when she was around 14 years old and she came into contact with hip hop and comic culture. She lived in England and Spain. She is a designer and an illustrator.She usually paints in the streets.This is the Blog by Alice Pasquini:http://www.alicepasquini.comAn interview with Alice:http://thestreetartcurator.com/street-art-royalty-interview-with-alice-pasquini/Rafael Castro Gómez, María Laura Postrigo, Juan Lopez Muñoz and Ana Camila Martone.Photo by Jessica StewartAlice Pasquini

Alice Pasquini is a famous graffiti artist.She is a visual artist from Rome (Italy).She was born in 1980. For her job, she travels around the world. Her paintings represent love and hope. She paints a lot of messages in images.She uses different materials depending on the support and the background. For big walls she uses acrylic and spray paint. For smaller pieces in city centres she uses small stencils and in the studio she paints on wood with acrylics and enamels.She is interested in dynamic images of life that are universal and timeless.She started when she was around 14 years old and she came into contact with hip hop and comic culture. She lived in England and Spain. She is a designer and an illustrator.She usually paints in the streets.This is the Blog by Alice Pasquini:http://www.alicepasquini.comAn interview with Alice:http://thestreetartcurator.com/street-art-royalty-interview-with-alice-pasquini/Rafael Castro Gómez, María Laura Postrigo, Juan Lopez Muñoz and Ana Camila Martone.Photo by Jessica StewartAlice Pasquini

Paula Aranda, Marina Torres, Rosa y Beatriz She wants to represent the beauty. Her paintings are full of colour and life.You can see her works in the street and art galleriesAlice Pasquini is a very famous graffiti artist. She was born in Rome, Italy. She studied Fine Arts in Rome.She liked travelling a lot, so she went to Great Britain, France and Spain. She made a Course of Animation in Madrid.People can see her works and graffitis in streets all over the world ( New York, Sidney, London, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, etc) and also in museums and art galleries.In her graffitis and works of art in general, this artist wants to shows strong and independent women and her desires for the future with a lot of imagination and colour.
At present she works as an illustrator, set designer and painter.
Alice Pasquini

Paula Aranda, Marina Torres, Rosa y Beatriz She wants to represent the beauty. Her paintings are full of colour and life.You can see her works in the street and art galleriesAlice Pasquini is a very famous graffiti artist. She was born in Rome, Italy. She studied Fine Arts in Rome.She liked travelling a lot, so she went to Great Britain, France and Spain. She made a Course of Animation in Madrid.People can see her works and graffitis in streets all over the world ( New York, Sidney, London, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, etc) and also in museums and art galleries.In her graffitis and works of art in general, this artist wants to shows strong and independent women and her desires for the future with a lot of imagination and colour.
At present she works as an illustrator, set designer and painter.
Alice Pasquini

More information: Lina Aslaksen's artistic name is Zina. She is from Norway, now she lives in Shoreditch (London, UK). She loves painting all types of cultures, but she usually paints Morocco's people.She works very hard for women's rights. She decided to change London, painting its streets with her blue mural.She paints in walls and doors. She always paints murals.She only paints blue faces of women and children from Morocco. Because she thinks that all of them have the same rights.She paints women and children, always are very sad. Her characteristics faces are very big, their eyes are big and their nose too. We think that it is very curious that she only paints with color blue.https://docs.google.com/a/proyectocartama.es/file/d/0B28Uv2Zu23KUdTMyOGhaYXVBUWM/edit?usp=docslist_apiLuis E. García Gómez, Leire Jiménez Berlanga, Gisela Ruiz Zamora and Paula Sánchez Carvajal.Linda Aslaksen

More information: Lina Aslaksen's artistic name is Zina. She is from Norway, now she lives in Shoreditch (London, UK). She loves painting all types of cultures, but she usually paints Morocco's people.She works very hard for women's rights. She decided to change London, painting its streets with her blue mural.She paints in walls and doors. She always paints murals.She only paints blue faces of women and children from Morocco. Because she thinks that all of them have the same rights.She paints women and children, always are very sad. Her characteristics faces are very big, their eyes are big and their nose too. We think that it is very curious that she only paints with color blue.https://docs.google.com/a/proyectocartama.es/file/d/0B28Uv2Zu23KUdTMyOGhaYXVBUWM/edit?usp=docslist_apiLuis E. García Gómez, Leire Jiménez Berlanga, Gisela Ruiz Zamora and Paula Sánchez Carvajal.Linda Aslaksen

Linda AslaksenLinda Aslaksen , often as ZINA , is a young-based street artist.This graffiti artist was born in Norway.It took her more than four years to paint the walls with sprays in London .Her favourite colour is blue.She is in love with the diversity of cultures, ethnic groups and urban tribes of the British capital. She combines the bright colors, and her love of mittology.Celeste Antonella, Blanca Bueno Fernandez, Alba Gálvez Fuentes and Paula Mayorga.

Linda AslaksenLinda Aslaksen , often as ZINA , is a young-based street artist.This graffiti artist was born in Norway.It took her more than four years to paint the walls with sprays in London .Her favourite colour is blue.She is in love with the diversity of cultures, ethnic groups and urban tribes of the British capital. She combines the bright colors, and her love of mittology.Celeste Antonella, Blanca Bueno Fernandez, Alba Gálvez Fuentes and Paula Mayorga.

Her name is Claudia Walde, but her artistc name is MadC. She was born in Germany in 1984, so she is German. MadC is 31 years old.MadC is an urban artist from Germany who is known for her large scale outdoor works.She is famous in the globe, because she did the graffiti of the movie "Jurassic Park".She travels around the world.She likes technology and her blog and Facebook are in English. MadC does fantasy graffiti.MadC does graffiti in the streets of the world, but she does a sketch in her house.These are some famous graffiti by MadC:700-WallShe likes painting graffiti. Her graffiti are very big and of flashy colors. Her graffiti are fantasy and colorful.José García Cuenca, Saray Gómez García, Yeray Muñoz Villodres and Óscar Reina Aguilera.More information:Mad C

Her name is Claudia Walde, but her artistc name is MadC. She was born in Germany in 1984, so she is German. MadC is 31 years old.MadC is an urban artist from Germany who is known for her large scale outdoor works.She is famous in the globe, because she did the graffiti of the movie "Jurassic Park".She travels around the world.She likes technology and her blog and Facebook are in English. MadC does fantasy graffiti.MadC does graffiti in the streets of the world, but she does a sketch in her house.These are some famous graffiti by MadC:700-WallShe likes painting graffiti. Her graffiti are very big and of flashy colors. Her graffiti are fantasy and colorful.José García Cuenca, Saray Gómez García, Yeray Muñoz Villodres and Óscar Reina Aguilera.More information:Mad C

Nicolás Martín, Tomás Cardeñas, Mario Zurita y Raúl Sánchez Mad C is a exceptional graffiti creator. She was born in Germany in 1980. Her real name is Claudia Walde. She study graphic designer. She paint a lot of graffitis of Jurasic Park and Pirates of Caribbean. And her graffiti are very realist with a lot of colors.She painted a lot of graffiti on a big wall in Berlin. You can see it from the train.She studied art is Paris and participated in the competitions of graffiti. She uses different colors and geometry shapes in her graffiti. We like her style.Mad C

Nicolás Martín, Tomás Cardeñas, Mario Zurita y Raúl Sánchez Mad C is a exceptional graffiti creator. She was born in Germany in 1980. Her real name is Claudia Walde. She study graphic designer. She paint a lot of graffitis of Jurasic Park and Pirates of Caribbean. And her graffiti are very realist with a lot of colors.She painted a lot of graffiti on a big wall in Berlin. You can see it from the train.She studied art is Paris and participated in the competitions of graffiti. She uses different colors and geometry shapes in her graffiti. We like her style.Mad C

Miss Van Her name is Vanessa Alice Bensimon and her name the artist is Miss Van. She was born in Toulouse, France in 1973. She started paint street in 1991, when she was 18 years old. Her style is painting womens and girls.She lives in París in France. At first, her signature was painted itself in different ways, but over the years and the emergence of other feminist exponent like, as Mademoiselle Kat, they began to sign their work.The poupees are her main character . Her influences are the representational art, Japonese artist. She started to paint in Toulouse, but she works all her lives in Barcelona. Miss Van has travelled the world painting her instantly recognizable women on the streets. She has exhibited extensively for decades worldwide in Europe, USA and Asia.More information:By: Juan Manuel Cano, Pedro Jesus Álvarez, Juan Francisco Cabrera and Antonio Medina.

Miss Van Her name is Vanessa Alice Bensimon and her name the artist is Miss Van. She was born in Toulouse, France in 1973. She started paint street in 1991, when she was 18 years old. Her style is painting womens and girls.She lives in París in France. At first, her signature was painted itself in different ways, but over the years and the emergence of other feminist exponent like, as Mademoiselle Kat, they began to sign their work.The poupees are her main character . Her influences are the representational art, Japonese artist. She started to paint in Toulouse, but she works all her lives in Barcelona. Miss Van has travelled the world painting her instantly recognizable women on the streets. She has exhibited extensively for decades worldwide in Europe, USA and Asia.More information:By: Juan Manuel Cano, Pedro Jesus Álvarez, Juan Francisco Cabrera and Antonio Medina.

Agatha Oleksiak was born on 5th of April 1978 in Poland (Europe). She is 37 years old. She lives in New York.According to in the country she was working Olek was wear tradiccional clothes.Her picture are different because she work with wool inside of spray.She started learning sewing when she was six years old but until when she was about twenty years old, she couldn't sew the wool how art .Her works are very colour and bright. Her first exhibition on Spain was in "El Cid". Her work changes from place to place. She studied the science of culture. She fight with wool on her action and she created her feedback.Daniel Acerbi Bueno, María José Agüera Postigo, Liliya Ivova Ivanova and Juan José Medina Díaz.More information:Olek

Agatha Oleksiak was born on 5th of April 1978 in Poland (Europe). She is 37 years old. She lives in New York.According to in the country she was working Olek was wear tradiccional clothes.Her picture are different because she work with wool inside of spray.She started learning sewing when she was six years old but until when she was about twenty years old, she couldn't sew the wool how art .Her works are very colour and bright. Her first exhibition on Spain was in "El Cid". Her work changes from place to place. She studied the science of culture. She fight with wool on her action and she created her feedback.Daniel Acerbi Bueno, María José Agüera Postigo, Liliya Ivova Ivanova and Juan José Medina Díaz.More information:Olek

Agatha Oleksian was born in Poland on 5 of April 1978. The artistic name is Olek, andthis artist is living in the United States.This woman has got exhibitions in Brazil, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Germany, United States, United Kingdom and Costa Rica.Her works include sculptures installations such as crocheted bicycles, infatables and fiber art.Pablo Tellez, Pedro Pardo and Mario Gálvez She is professionally in the art of crocheted. More information http://oleknyc.comOlek

Agatha Oleksian was born in Poland on 5 of April 1978. The artistic name is Olek, andthis artist is living in the United States.This woman has got exhibitions in Brazil, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Germany, United States, United Kingdom and Costa Rica.Her works include sculptures installations such as crocheted bicycles, infatables and fiber art.Pablo Tellez, Pedro Pardo and Mario Gálvez She is professionally in the art of crocheted. More information http://oleknyc.comOlek

Agata Oleksiak, whose nickname is Olek. She was born in Poland in 1979. After completing her BA in Cultural Studies from the University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poland, she moved to the city where she now lives and works, New York.Olek's work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and public spaces around the world.Olek has received numerous awards Olek has participated in residencies. Olek literally describes her work this way: "I think that crochet, as I understand, is a metaphor for the complexity and interconnectedness of our body, its systems and psychology"OlekPedro Cordero, Antonio Hidalgo, Francisco Ramos and Gisela Torres.More information:

Agata Oleksiak, whose nickname is Olek. She was born in Poland in 1979. After completing her BA in Cultural Studies from the University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poland, she moved to the city where she now lives and works, New York.Olek's work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and public spaces around the world.Olek has received numerous awards Olek has participated in residencies. Olek literally describes her work this way: "I think that crochet, as I understand, is a metaphor for the complexity and interconnectedness of our body, its systems and psychology"OlekPedro Cordero, Antonio Hidalgo, Francisco Ramos and Gisela Torres.More information:

AmericaClare Rojas Lady PinkMaya HayukNews Swoon

AmericaClare Rojas Lady PinkMaya HayukNews Swoon

Clare Rojas was born in 1976 in Columbus, she is known all over the world. At the moment she lives in San Francisco ande she is considered to be part of the Mission School.
She is "known for creating powerful folk-art inspired in traditional gender rol".
She works in a variety of media, including painting, installations, video, street art, and children's books.
She paints abstract art, women and men. She likes a lot abstract artShe draws geometric shapes and narrative paintings.

She likes folk-art and geometry art.
She was awarded one year project space residency .Clare RojasAlejo Garcia, Miguel Laura, Jose Antonio Núñez and Miguel Angel GómezMore information. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/15/clare-rojas_n_4277532.html

Clare Rojas was born in 1976 in Columbus, she is known all over the world. At the moment she lives in San Francisco ande she is considered to be part of the Mission School.
She is "known for creating powerful folk-art inspired in traditional gender rol".
She works in a variety of media, including painting, installations, video, street art, and children's books.
She paints abstract art, women and men. She likes a lot abstract artShe draws geometric shapes and narrative paintings.

She likes folk-art and geometry art.
She was awarded one year project space residency .Clare RojasAlejo Garcia, Miguel Laura, Jose Antonio Núñez and Miguel Angel GómezMore information. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/15/clare-rojas_n_4277532.html

Sandra Fabara was born in Ecuador, but grew up in Queens. In the world of street art she is known as Lady Pink. Her nickname came from her love for the Victorian and historical romances.Sandra started with writing graffiti on the walls of Queens the name of her boyfriend, who was deported to Puerto Rico . "When I started, women were still trying to prove themselves, through the 70s , they could do everything that the boys could do ( ... ) Some guys told me 'You can not do that' I had to prove them wrong. When you have guys who do not respect you, you have to teach them a lesson" she said at the Brooklyn Museum of Art .Lady PinkJosé María González Carmona, Allara Linero Campos, Claudia Luque Urbaneja and Toñi Muñoz CruzadoMore information http://www.planetchocko.com/?p=6722She started to paint murals in the tube but now she has exhibitions in galleries.

Sandra Fabara was born in Ecuador, but grew up in Queens. In the world of street art she is known as Lady Pink. Her nickname came from her love for the Victorian and historical romances.Sandra started with writing graffiti on the walls of Queens the name of her boyfriend, who was deported to Puerto Rico . "When I started, women were still trying to prove themselves, through the 70s , they could do everything that the boys could do ( ... ) Some guys told me 'You can not do that' I had to prove them wrong. When you have guys who do not respect you, you have to teach them a lesson" she said at the Brooklyn Museum of Art .Lady PinkJosé María González Carmona, Allara Linero Campos, Claudia Luque Urbaneja and Toñi Muñoz CruzadoMore information http://www.planetchocko.com/?p=6722She started to paint murals in the tube but now she has exhibitions in galleries.

Maya Hayuk was born in Baltimore Maryland (America) in 1969.She is 49 years old. She is an internationally exhibited American artist. She studied at the Massachusetts collage of art in Boston and also in Toronto in Canada.Nowadays she lives and works in Brooklyn (New York).Her paintings are always outdoor. She sees her studio painting practice and mural Making as both inversely and relational.Her best graffiti are:Maya Hayuk is a painter, muralist, photographer, designer, and author.She is most famous for her Brightly coloured mural, in which she uses geometric, symmetric and different optical effects.Maya HayukJose Lobato Pancorbo, Estefania Luque Franco, Susana Natera Maldonado and Emily Walton.

Maya Hayuk was born in Baltimore Maryland (America) in 1969.She is 49 years old. She is an internationally exhibited American artist. She studied at the Massachusetts collage of art in Boston and also in Toronto in Canada.Nowadays she lives and works in Brooklyn (New York).Her paintings are always outdoor. She sees her studio painting practice and mural Making as both inversely and relational.Her best graffiti are:Maya Hayuk is a painter, muralist, photographer, designer, and author.She is most famous for her Brightly coloured mural, in which she uses geometric, symmetric and different optical effects.Maya HayukJose Lobato Pancorbo, Estefania Luque Franco, Susana Natera Maldonado and Emily Walton.

News is an street artist. She's from MexicoShe paints simple things, for example, this girl and this bird are very simple, but very beautiful.Her speciality is paint bridges She was born in 1986 in the Peninsula of Yucatan. Now she is living in London. But she travel to Mexico every month.She paints strange things like a monster, letters, bubbles and a lot of things more.NewsMario Gálvez, Nicolás Martín, Pedro Jesus y Raúl Sánchez.More Information:

News is an street artist. She's from MexicoShe paints simple things, for example, this girl and this bird are very simple, but very beautiful.Her speciality is paint bridges She was born in 1986 in the Peninsula of Yucatan. Now she is living in London. But she travel to Mexico every month.She paints strange things like a monster, letters, bubbles and a lot of things more.NewsMario Gálvez, Nicolás Martín, Pedro Jesus y Raúl Sánchez.More Information:

SwoonCaledonia Dance Curry's artistic name is Swoon. She was born in New York in 1978. Now she is 37 years old and she now lives in Daytona Beach (Florida) because when she was nineteen she moved. She uses cut-out's technique. She usually does her job with reuse materials, she doesn't use her necessary things outdoor. She uses materials and does the graffiti at home and then she pastes them outdoor doing murals.She bases her paints in her normal life, so that people know her better and her motivations. She usually paints in pastel color, like are begis, fair pink... In her murals there are a lot of líneas and patterns. And in her paintings we can see women, couples, children... Their faces from her characters are very big usually are from Chinese and Morocco's people.Liliya Ivova Ivanova, Leire Jiménez Berlanga an Patricia Montiel Martín.https://docs.google.com/a/proyectocartama.es/file/d/0B28Uv2Zu23KUbWRyVDg2cWExUGM/edit?usp=docslist_apiMore information:

SwoonCaledonia Dance Curry's artistic name is Swoon. She was born in New York in 1978. Now she is 37 years old and she now lives in Daytona Beach (Florida) because when she was nineteen she moved. She uses cut-out's technique. She usually does her job with reuse materials, she doesn't use her necessary things outdoor. She uses materials and does the graffiti at home and then she pastes them outdoor doing murals.She bases her paints in her normal life, so that people know her better and her motivations. She usually paints in pastel color, like are begis, fair pink... In her murals there are a lot of líneas and patterns. And in her paintings we can see women, couples, children... Their faces from her characters are very big usually are from Chinese and Morocco's people.Liliya Ivova Ivanova, Leire Jiménez Berlanga an Patricia Montiel Martín.https://docs.google.com/a/proyectocartama.es/file/d/0B28Uv2Zu23KUbWRyVDg2cWExUGM/edit?usp=docslist_apiMore information:

AfricaFaith47Nardstar

AfricaFaith47Nardstar

Her name is Faith47. We don't know her real name . She comes from South Africa .She was born in Ciudad del Cabo. She is a graffiti artist. We can find her paintings in many countries.She uses different types of paintings. She works in her studio or at the street.At the moment, she is working in a mural in Tahiti.She doesn't say her real name nor her age. She paints graffiti in big constructions like bridges, buildings. She paints around the world, even in Malaga, and now she is planning a trip to India.She doesn't like speak about her personal life. also we know that she has got a daughter who lives in Johannesburg. she uses different kind of method as graphite, spray paint, oil paint, photography and collage. she likes painting wild animals in her works. she doesn't use a wide range of colours, she likes black, white, matt colours.Faith47Sergio Álvarez, Diego Jiménez, Álvaro Jiménez & Ismael Rueda.

Her name is Faith47. We don't know her real name . She comes from South Africa .She was born in Ciudad del Cabo. She is a graffiti artist. We can find her paintings in many countries.She uses different types of paintings. She works in her studio or at the street.At the moment, she is working in a mural in Tahiti.She doesn't say her real name nor her age. She paints graffiti in big constructions like bridges, buildings. She paints around the world, even in Malaga, and now she is planning a trip to India.She doesn't like speak about her personal life. also we know that she has got a daughter who lives in Johannesburg. she uses different kind of method as graphite, spray paint, oil paint, photography and collage. she likes painting wild animals in her works. she doesn't use a wide range of colours, she likes black, white, matt colours.Faith47Sergio Álvarez, Diego Jiménez, Álvaro Jiménez & Ismael Rueda.

Faith47 was born in South Africa in 1979. She is a self-taught street artist. She started graffiti in the 90's. Her birthday is the 14th of April.

She gets inspired to do graffiti when she is on mountains.Sometimes, her son paints with her. She paints in all areas. She paints on canvas too.

Her family and friends support her. They are her heroes.
She thinks women can be street artists if they want to.
She travels around the world.
She makes graffitis with women and animals (birds, lions, wolfs...). The women are sad. She uses dark colors.

Jorge Campos, Jessica Carvajal, Dani Lopez and Amie Randall Faith47More information:http://www.streetartbio.com/#!about-faith47-biography/cfkc

Faith47 was born in South Africa in 1979. She is a self-taught street artist. She started graffiti in the 90's. Her birthday is the 14th of April.

She gets inspired to do graffiti when she is on mountains.Sometimes, her son paints with her. She paints in all areas. She paints on canvas too.

Her family and friends support her. They are her heroes.
She thinks women can be street artists if they want to.
She travels around the world.
She makes graffitis with women and animals (birds, lions, wolfs...). The women are sad. She uses dark colors.

Jorge Campos, Jessica Carvajal, Dani Lopez and Amie Randall Faith47More information:http://www.streetartbio.com/#!about-faith47-biography/cfkc

We don't know her real name.Faith47 is the best street artist.She was born in 1979 in South Africa, so she is 36 years old.She lives at present in Cape Town. She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.She draws animals and women in South Africa.She draw's with spray paint,pincels..She use 2 colors: black and white(the most times).She draw's mitologic/animals/women's graffitiThis is a unicorn,she paint this graffiti She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.with spray paint. It is a big graffiti and is very beautiful.In this graffiti we see one unicorn sad, this graffiti look very difficult.She is imaginative in her paintings.Faith47Paula Ewa,Gabriel Mircea,Lydia Ríos and Juan Camilo Tenorio.She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.https://buggstories.wordpress.com//.../street-art-faith-47More information:

We don't know her real name.Faith47 is the best street artist.She was born in 1979 in South Africa, so she is 36 years old.She lives at present in Cape Town. She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.She draws animals and women in South Africa.She draw's with spray paint,pincels..She use 2 colors: black and white(the most times).She draw's mitologic/animals/women's graffitiThis is a unicorn,she paint this graffiti She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.with spray paint. It is a big graffiti and is very beautiful.In this graffiti we see one unicorn sad, this graffiti look very difficult.She is imaginative in her paintings.Faith47Paula Ewa,Gabriel Mircea,Lydia Ríos and Juan Camilo Tenorio.She is a self-taught contemporary street artist.https://buggstories.wordpress.com//.../street-art-faith-47More information:

NardstarNardstar was born in may in 1987 in Cape Town, Africa, she introduced in graffiti world 10 years ago and her family is happy and supports her.So far Johannesburg is her favorite city, she is doing an online store and she says to be an artist in Africa is like getting the elephant in the room.In her works there are a lot of cats because she loves cats.She’s more comfortable with the label of graffiti artist than street artist, she says, as her work carries no
political message. Nardstar is not restricted to giving life to plain walls and she enjoys using her art to creatively uplift and add beauty to otherwise neglected and overlooked areas and spaces. Her style involves the use of radiant colour and the deconstruction of letters, animals and faces into a harmonious balance of shapes and colours.
More information:Ernesto Soler, Jorge Campos, Alejandro Gil y Kamil Tkaczuk.

NardstarNardstar was born in may in 1987 in Cape Town, Africa, she introduced in graffiti world 10 years ago and her family is happy and supports her.So far Johannesburg is her favorite city, she is doing an online store and she says to be an artist in Africa is like getting the elephant in the room.In her works there are a lot of cats because she loves cats.She’s more comfortable with the label of graffiti artist than street artist, she says, as her work carries no
political message. Nardstar is not restricted to giving life to plain walls and she enjoys using her art to creatively uplift and add beauty to otherwise neglected and overlooked areas and spaces. Her style involves the use of radiant colour and the deconstruction of letters, animals and faces into a harmonious balance of shapes and colours.
More information:Ernesto Soler, Jorge Campos, Alejandro Gil y Kamil Tkaczuk.

AsiaLady Aiko Malina Sulima Shamsia HassaniSheryo

AsiaLady Aiko Malina Sulima Shamsia HassaniSheryo

Lady Aiko Lady Aiko was born in Tokyo but she lives in New York City and she works around the world. She works with two American urban artist called Faile. Her first work was in 1999. In 2010 she get prize.She is friend of Banksy. Her painting are murals, they tell a story. Characteristic for her picture are: femeninity, sexuality, playfully Portraying...She uses a stencil, brush, aclir and acrylic paint.This summer is 5th anniversary on the world the graffiti. She does sculpture of naked women with wings like butterflies.By: Maria José Agüera Postigo, José Garcia Cuenca, Mar Millet Palomo, Ander Gabarain DelgadoIt is said that people in Tokio don't like graffiti Yeray Moreno, Alberto Acedo, Domingo y Antonio Cano

Lady Aiko Lady Aiko was born in Tokyo but she lives in New York City and she works around the world. She works with two American urban artist called Faile. Her first work was in 1999. In 2010 she get prize.She is friend of Banksy. Her painting are murals, they tell a story. Characteristic for her picture are: femeninity, sexuality, playfully Portraying...She uses a stencil, brush, aclir and acrylic paint.This summer is 5th anniversary on the world the graffiti. She does sculpture of naked women with wings like butterflies.By: Maria José Agüera Postigo, José Garcia Cuenca, Mar Millet Palomo, Ander Gabarain DelgadoIt is said that people in Tokio don't like graffiti Yeray Moreno, Alberto Acedo, Domingo y Antonio Cano

Malina Suliman is 25 years old. She was born in the year 1990. The parents of 23 years old Malina Suliman were not aware their daughter was painting graffiti on the city walls and rocks and making sculptures until they received a threat from the Taliban.
Malina Suliman's drawing of the burka wearing skeleton is a self portrait.The graffiti utilize colours: blue, red, green, black, white, orange and yellow.
They declared that her work amounted to idol worshipping and therefore was anti-Islamic and warned her to stop immediately.
Lydia Rios,Paula Eva,Toñi Czuzado y Rafael Castro.Malina Sulimanhttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-21571149More information:

Malina Suliman is 25 years old. She was born in the year 1990. The parents of 23 years old Malina Suliman were not aware their daughter was painting graffiti on the city walls and rocks and making sculptures until they received a threat from the Taliban.
Malina Suliman's drawing of the burka wearing skeleton is a self portrait.The graffiti utilize colours: blue, red, green, black, white, orange and yellow.
They declared that her work amounted to idol worshipping and therefore was anti-Islamic and warned her to stop immediately.
Lydia Rios,Paula Eva,Toñi Czuzado y Rafael Castro.Malina Sulimanhttp://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-21571149More information:

Shamsia Hassani was born in 1988 in Iran and she is 27 years old. She is a teacher at Faculty of Fine Arts in Kabul University. She has exibitions in some countries (e.g. Italy, Germany, Iran and more!)
In Her graffiti she paints women in Burqas, fish and some symbols around her life.
She paints to remove bad memories about the wars in her country.
It is difficult to be an artist in her country because women have not got freedom.More info! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shamsia-Hassani/252100761577381Shamsia HassaniIlian Plamenov, Helena Milla, Mar Millet, Ernesto Soler

Shamsia Hassani was born in 1988 in Iran and she is 27 years old. She is a teacher at Faculty of Fine Arts in Kabul University. She has exibitions in some countries (e.g. Italy, Germany, Iran and more!)
In Her graffiti she paints women in Burqas, fish and some symbols around her life.
She paints to remove bad memories about the wars in her country.
It is difficult to be an artist in her country because women have not got freedom.More info! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shamsia-Hassani/252100761577381Shamsia HassaniIlian Plamenov, Helena Milla, Mar Millet, Ernesto Soler

Ander, Irene Enjuto, María Jimenez y Fali Mancera SheryoShe works collaboratively with The Yok and they have exhibited and painted in various parts of the world - Mexico, NY, Atlanta, LA, Miami, in Africa and in Europe. All her paintings are strange and rare. Her drawings are almost the same color: Blue, Red, White and Black. They are imperfect paints and disoriented soul.SHERYO was born in Singapore, but she lives in New York City in USA.She started to paint graffiti in the year 2006.http://www.fatcap.com/article/interview-of-sheryo.htmlAlejandro Gil, Daniel Gonzalez and Jose Alberto Nieblas She paints murals about food.

Ander, Irene Enjuto, María Jimenez y Fali Mancera SheryoShe works collaboratively with The Yok and they have exhibited and painted in various parts of the world - Mexico, NY, Atlanta, LA, Miami, in Africa and in Europe. All her paintings are strange and rare. Her drawings are almost the same color: Blue, Red, White and Black. They are imperfect paints and disoriented soul.SHERYO was born in Singapore, but she lives in New York City in USA.She started to paint graffiti in the year 2006.http://www.fatcap.com/article/interview-of-sheryo.htmlAlejandro Gil, Daniel Gonzalez and Jose Alberto Nieblas She paints murals about food.

By Alejandro Vargas Cuenca.Thank you!!

By Alejandro Vargas Cuenca.Thank you!!

Coordinadora Aurora Carretero Ramos@auro_carreteroAKNOWLEDGEMENTSDue to the young age of the students who created this book, not all images have been appropriately referenced. We hope artists do not take offence!Students are now learning about Creative Commons.

Coordinadora Aurora Carretero Ramos@auro_carreteroAKNOWLEDGEMENTSDue to the young age of the students who created this book, not all images have been appropriately referenced. We hope artists do not take offence!Students are now learning about Creative Commons.

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