Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey

Frank Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary street artist, muralist, graphic designer, illustrator and founder of OBEY clothing. He became widely known for his ‘Andre the Giant Has a Posse’ sticker campaign, the Obey Trademark and the propaganda presidential election ‘Hope’ poster of Barack Obama.

Date of Birth February 1970
Industries Street art
Headquarter Charleston, South Carolina, United States
D*Face, Ben Eine, Felipe Pantone & More Leading Artists Unite For Men's Mental Health
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D*Face, Ben Eine, Felipe Pantone & More Leading Artists Unite For Men's Mental Health

A charity auction organized by Sotheby’s London and the Movember Foundation.

Paul Insect, FAILE & More Celebrated Artists Featured In New "Paper Trail" Exhibition
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Paul Insect, FAILE & More Celebrated Artists Featured In New "Paper Trail" Exhibition

Diverse works on paper including a multi-media sculpture by Swoon.

How Aaron Rose's Alleged Gallery Transformed the Lives of Now-Iconic Artists
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How Aaron Rose's Alleged Gallery Transformed the Lives of Now-Iconic Artists

Presented by RVCA
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the cult film and art movement, ‘Beautiful Losers.’

Shepard Fairey Addresses Prison Reform in New Johnny Cash Mural
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Shepard Fairey Addresses Prison Reform in New Johnny Cash Mural

Created for Sacramento’s Wide Open Walls festival.

Shepard Fairey, D*Face & More Acclaimed Artists Team up on "Visual Language" Show
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Shepard Fairey, D*Face & More Acclaimed Artists Team up on "Visual Language" Show

Exploring “the use of words and images in art and Western Culture.”

Shepard Fairey & adidas Skateboarding Release Ultra-Limited Samba ADV
Footwear

Shepard Fairey & adidas Skateboarding Release Ultra-Limited Samba ADV

Made especially for BEYOND THE STREETS.

A Look Inside the "WE RISE" Pop-Up in Los Angeles
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A Look Inside the "WE RISE" Pop-Up in Los Angeles

Featuring the works of over 150 artists including Shepard Fairey.

Hublot Debuts Limited Shepard Fairey-Designed Watches
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Hublot Debuts Limited Shepard Fairey-Designed Watches

The collaborative Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey is two years in the making.

Shepard Fairey & Modernica Collaborate on Limited-Edition Side Shell Dowel Chair
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Shepard Fairey & Modernica Collaborate on Limited-Edition Side Shell Dowel Chair

A blend of classic style and Fairey’s modern art.

BEYOND THE STREETS Gathers Leading International Artists for Monumental Exhibition
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BEYOND THE STREETS Gathers Leading International Artists for Monumental Exhibition

Stunning works by Takashi Murakami, Banksy, Felipe Pantone, and more.
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1995

Andre the Giant has a Posse’ premiered at the New York Underground Film Festival.

2008

‘Hope’ Poster for U.S. presidential election for Barack Obama.

2009

He was awarded the Brit Insurance Design Award for his iconic "Hope" poster commemorating the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

2010

He was chosen as the international recipient of the AS220 Free Culture Award.