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Art Of The Spray 2023

    Instructors: Leon Rainbow, Mek, Egad, Ras, other  Invited Guests TBA

    Session 1 will be held virtually via Zoom. The sessions/classes are held outdoors. Masks are mandatory. Social distancing and other precautions will be observed based on the State of NJ, and the City of Trenton safety guidelines.

    Indoor: Classes via Zoom Platform

    Outdoor: TerraCycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638


    Saturdays,  March 11,18, 25
    Saturday,  April 1
    10:00 am – 11:00 am (1st session)

    Saturdays,  April 8, 15, 22, 29
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm (2nd session)

    Saturdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm (3rd session)

    $180 full course (12 classes pre-registered)
    $70 /session (4 classes, pre-registered)
    $20 each class (day of)

    Some Supplies may be donated, we will have markers., etc for sale on site

    Session 1: Design, Color, and Style

    March 11, 18, 25 2023
    April 1, 2022
    10am – 11:00am
    Virtual Via Zoom Platform

    This session will help students prepare to paint on an actual wall. The focus will be on designing murals. The students will learn perspective, shading, dimension and color theory as they relate to wall art.  We will explore characters, portraits, letters, and background concepts.

    Session 2:  Painters Touch

    April 8, 15, 22, 29 2023
    10:00am – 1:00pm
    TerraCycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638

    This session will focus on taking the characters, designs and background ideas and turning them into an actual mural. Students will learn how to turn their sketches into murals.

    Session 3: Can Control

    May 6, 13, 20, 27 2023
    10:00am – 1:00pm
    TerraCycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638

    This session is dedicated purely to the development of painting. Enhancing technique and style. Each week students are expected to have a carefully drawn sketch, which they will execute on a wall under the critics and guidance of experienced artists.

    PLEASE PAYPAL or Bring a cash/check to the first class of the session.

    American Steel Forever

    Train Art in America

    curated by Leon Rainbow

    August 3 – August 31

    Opening Reception:  August 3, 7-9pm

    American Steel Forever is a celebration of American train art and culture. This goes back to the early 1900’s with Hobo Monikers, The 1970s-90 with NYC subway graffiti and the 1990s to present with the freight train movement. This exhibit will feature a selection of this rich history.

    HO / G Scale Model Trains painted/ weathered by artists

    Hobo moniker art

    Customized Railroad signs

    Original Artwork

    Installations: Model Railroad Set, Mock Train with Logos and Graffiti

    Invited Artists

    Alew, Arek, Emer, Esteme, Gent, Hase, Hover, Jumps, Kair, Keptoe, King 157, Lawst, Lume, Mad, Masoe, Meca, Mecro, Naka, Naval, Osek, Part, Penr, Phed, Pike, Pre, Prox, Python, Rasp, Reno, Respo, Rew, Sens, Sexes, Sluto, Soak, Strange, Tre (RIP), Urine, Web, Wein, Wrbt, Wyld

    Upcoming Exhibits

    Emo featured on The Hundreds

    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.

    Click Here to Read The Story

    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