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Rainbow Crosswalk

New intersection of Warren and Front on Ciclovia pedestrian / bike fest. Thanks Sgt. Woodhead for drone view. https://www.trentonian.com/multimedia/photos-ciclovia-open-streets-festival-opened-up-portions-of-trenton/article_8876c718-dcc7-11e9-a0e0-df4db7b72ee3.html

Drumthwacket Youth Street Art Project

The People’s House Trenton urban artist Leon Rainbow and assistant artists Sophie Ban and Radek Selski lead a 2-week immersive mural project called “The People’s House” at Drumthwacket (The Historic Governors Mansion). The project was a collaboration with Artworks in Trenton and the Drumthwacket Foundation in Princeton. The workshop will bridge the communities through art. … Continue reading Drumthwacket Youth Street Art Project

Ron Berman, Roebling Murals at Cure Arena

Spectra, providers of Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Partnerships services at CURE Insurance Arena, commissioned two murals on the concourse as part of the venue’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. The developer of the CURE Insurance Arena, Ronald Berman—perhaps most known for building the Roebling Market shopping center in the former Roebling company’s properties off … Continue reading Ron Berman, Roebling Murals at Cure Arena

Jerome Cuzo Gonzalez Mural

The mural for Jerome Gonzalez is finally done! I gotta give a lot of shout outs on this one…my partner on this project Elan Wonder, Gallery on Main, Somerville, NJ and Arts On Division for all their support, the folks Phoenix Cafe for the awesome canvas, everyone who assisted on the artwork, everyone who helped raise funds and to all of Jerome’s family and … Continue reading Jerome Cuzo Gonzalez Mural

Unity Tactical Urbanism Project

Graffiti-inspired street designs were painted to help slow traffic and protect pedestrians at two busy Brunswick Avenue on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Neighbors have identified these intersections near Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and Rivera Community Middle School as hazardous. Similar “streetscape” or “tactical urbanism” projects in other cities have successfully slowed traffic and improved pedestrian … Continue reading Unity Tactical Urbanism Project

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

Streets Keep Callin’ Installation at BSB Gallery

Streets Keep Callin’ is a mixed media installation that transforms the gallery into the street. The viewer is transported into a forgotten land of style, color, and texture. You can almost hear the train horns and factories humming. The installation combines photography, painting and various found objects into a multimedia environment. The installation was designed … Continue reading Streets Keep Callin’ Installation at BSB Gallery

“Art of the Spray”

Instructors: Leon Rainbow, Mek, Gentrifried, Ras, Azma,  Invited Guests TBA

Indoor: Brand New Tattoo & Gallery, 1509 Pkwy Ave, Ewing Township, NJ 08628

Outdoor: TerraCycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608


When:

Saturdays,  April 13, 20, 27
Saturday,  May 4
10:00 am – 11:30 am (1st session)

Saturdays,  May 11, 18, 25
Saturday, June 1
10:00 am – 1:00 pm (2nd session)

Saturdays, June  8, 5, 22, 29
10:00 am – 1:00 pm (3rd session)

Cost:  $180 session 1-3 (pre-registered) , $70 1 session (pre-registered) / $20 each class (day of)

(DOES NOT INCLUDE COST OF PAINT AND OTHER ART SUPPLIES)

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


Session 1: Design, Color, and Style

April 13,20,27 & May 4 2019
10am – 11:30am
Brand New Tattoo & Gallery, 1509 Pkwy Ave, Ewing Township, NJ 08628

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

May 4, 11,18, 25 & June 1 2019
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

June 8,15, 22,29 2019
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.

*** IF YOU HAVE ISSUES ORDERING***
PLEASE PAYPAL Leon.Rainbow@Gmail.com or Bring a cash/check to the first class of the session.