Roberto Clemente Pool House

When I moved to Trenton in 1997 the Old Trenton Neighborhood was comprised primarily of Latinos, most of which were Puerto Rican. Leon Rainbow would like to celebrate that heritage of the past but also give a nod to the future. Leon will lead a team of artists and community members to create Two amazing … Continue reading Roberto Clemente Pool House

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Murals On Front 2020

NJ.com – Vibrant mural project returns to N.J. city, despite other COVID-19 cancellations Trenton Downtown Association and Leon “Rain” Rainbow Bring Back Popular Murals on Front Street Project Funding from the New Jersey Council on the Arts Creates Opportunity for ore community-based initiatives. Trenton Downtown Association (TDA) is pleased to announce that it received a … Continue reading Murals On Front 2020

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Love Over Hate

It’s been a few months since I posted anything up here and the world has flipped upside, especially in my part of the woods. With a global pandemic changing everything, followed by a series of horrific events related to racism in our country, the world seems desperate and divided. It felt right to paint something that could spread a little positivity so I went with a “Love Over Hate” lettering approach. Nothing too crazy, just simple, straightforward with a little style…haha. Check it out!

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Alphabeta

I was originally working on this collection of letters for the 36 Days of Type project, but was sidetracked by the COVID-19 craziness and decided to stop at “Z”. In any case, I am happy with how these turned out. I’ve always been really critical of my own letters and making sure they have good flow and movement. Graffiti should feel like the letter have come to life. I was also intrigued to play with layering different types of mediums and the abstraction of the form. Alphabeta is an exploration of those two things. Here is what I came up with…

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