Friday, January 13, 2012
Artshow for Legendary Vancouver Graffiti artist Dedos.
Day of the Dedos - The Art of Dying while Living
OPENING: Friday, January 13, 7pm-11pm
LOCATION: Ayden Gallery, 88 West Pender Street
Featuring: Dedos / Ben Tour / The Dark / Scott Sueme / Kaput / Virus
Music By: DJ FLIPOUT
Exhibition Closes February 5th, 2011
Nelson Dedos Garcia - Concept Artist / Illustrator / Painter/ Muralist / 2D Animator / Logo designer / Children's Book Illustrator /
Trained as a classical animator, Nelson has spent the last decade working in the video game development field in Vancouver. Over the years he has fulfilled a number of different artistic rolls while working on video game projects for clients such as , Nintendo, Electronic Arts, DEF JAM, and EMI Entertainment.
During the early 90's, Nelson "Dedos" Garcia was a core member of an infamous graffiti muralist crew: "AA CREW"; as well as a powerful Bboy crew: " Contents Under Pressure" and a founding member of the hip hop group the " RASCALZ " that shook up Canadian music industry .
Dedos is not only recognized as one of the graffiti/b-boy pioneers in Canada but he is also a Juno Award winner for his album artwork for musician "K-OS". Early on Dedos came to the realization that his creative passion could not be contained to just one outlet or genre so in addition to showing in galleries he is a seasoned muralist, 2-animator, comic artist, illustrator, concept artist...... His clientele include K-OS, K-naan, Avril Lavigne, MTV, Cartoon network, Nintendo, and so on....
More recently, he pushes the name of his own company "NOMADIC ALTERNATIVES productions" with his wife Xochitl, together they aspire to create an abundance of great things and travel the world with their 3 children, dog and cat.
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