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Emo Wants the World to Respect Jersey Graffiti

Seeing loud and energetic pieces pull up on gleaming metal trains is a rare sight in the US nowadays. While painting trains is a concept born in The Bronx, these days it’s more ubiquitous in Europe and other countries outside the States. There are some heads still putting in low-key work here in the States, but most writers keep their flicks close and away from prying public eyes, since laws can be draconian and repercussions severe. Occasionally people post their own work online, but generally the scene is kept pretty quiet.

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Jersey Fresh Jam 2016 Official Video

The Jersey Fresh Jam is New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop festival. Since 2005, the event has grown from a small, humble event into one the most respected celebrations of Hip Hop culture on the east coast. At the twilight of every summer, aerosol artists from far and wide converge to adorn the walls of Terracycle INC with their signature masterpieces, while local and regionally known emcees, bands, and DJs provide the soundtrack for the days festivities. This event is free and open to the public. Come and share the excitement! Drone footage graciously provided by Seahage

Night Moves Exhibit

The Night Moves Exhibit is a collection of photos taken over several years. It is meant to document the process of nocturnal painting. Most of the low-light photos were taken in the moment with a cell phone camera. It is meant to show the intricacies of painting specifically freight trains at night. *We do not […]

TPA Front and Broad Mural ProjecT

Trenton Parking Authority commissioned Leon Rainbow to create a ground mural to beautify the sidewalk on Front and Broad St. The mural also ties in to the existing mural project Murals on Front. The Mural Depicts Iconic Trenton Scenes : The Battle Monument, The State House Dome, The Trenton Makes Bridge, and Washington Crossing The … Continue reading TPA Front and Broad Mural ProjecT

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We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3

“We Are Survivors” Mural Unveiled at North Broad and Perry Streets Leon Rainbow’s latest COVID-19 inspired installation recognizes ALL essential workers TRENTON, NJ, November 16, 2020—Trenton graffiti artist Leon “Rain” Rainbow shared his inspiration for the third mural in his  “We Are Survivors” series during an unveiling ceremony on November 12th on Perry Street at … Continue reading We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3

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We Are Survivors Wall – Part 2

“We Are Survivors” COVID-Inspired Street Art Conveys a Message of Hope and Resilience   Trenton’s acclaimed graffiti artist Leon “Rain” Rainbow responds to the coronavirus crisis with thought-provoking murals  TRENTON, NJ, August 18, 2020 — Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, graffiti artists around the world have been using their powerful form of expression to … Continue reading We Are Survivors Wall – Part 2

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latido del Corazon de la ciudad Mural

coLAB Arts gives thanks this year for its incredible community collaborations in New Brunswick, and its long time public art partnerships. Our resident mural artists have created exciting new installations around the city reflective of our communities, and we are excited to share them with you this week. Artist Leon Rainbow’s new mural, created in … Continue reading latido del Corazon de la ciudad Mural

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Rider Diversity Murals

ABOUT THE THREE MURALS This project was in partnership with Rider University’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion and Artworks Trenton. These walls are a product of a site-specific mural project including collaboration among three artists, three Rider students, and three Trenton students, as well as feedback from current students utilizing the Center. Led by Senior … Continue reading Rider Diversity Murals

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