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.

Founded February 1970
Industries Street art
Headquarter Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Vhils, Felipe Pantone, Futura & More Renowned Artists Present New Works in Singapore
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Vhils, Felipe Pantone, Futura & More Renowned Artists Present New Works in Singapore

A group exhibit titled “Art from the Streets.”
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Sotheby's to Auction Contemporary Art, Some to Fetch for up to $50,000 USD
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Sotheby's to Auction Contemporary Art, Some to Fetch for up to $50,000 USD

New pieces by Invader, Shepard Fairey, and more renowned artists.
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Visiting James Turrell’s Volcano Observatory Will Cost You $6,500 USD
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Visiting James Turrell’s Volcano Observatory Will Cost You $6,500 USD

Alongside other major art news this week.
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A Recap of Shepard Fairey's First LA Show in 10 Years
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A Recap of Shepard Fairey's First LA Show in 10 Years

Featuring over 200 works.
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Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA
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Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA

Spotlighting around 200 works.
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Cindy Sherman for Supreme, Off-White™ Installation & More Major Art Events
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Cindy Sherman for Supreme, Off-White™ Installation & More Major Art Events

Including “Emoji Portraits” by LA-based artist, Yung Jake.
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Shepard Fairey & N.E.R.D. Release 'Cracked But Unbroken' Print
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Shepard Fairey & N.E.R.D. Release 'Cracked But Unbroken' Print

Limited to 200 pieces.
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OBEY Creates Graphic T-Shirts of Unity in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting
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OBEY Creates Graphic T-Shirts of Unity in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

100% of profits will go to local organizations.
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Vhils & Obey Giant Collaborate on a Breathtaking New Mural in Lisbon
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Vhils & Obey Giant Collaborate on a Breathtaking New Mural in Lisbon

Fairey’s iconic palette collides with Vhils’ relief technique.
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A Roundup of Global Art Shows That Are Colorful & Delicious
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A Roundup of Global Art Shows That Are Colorful & Delicious

A watermelon homage in NYC to a rage room in Denmark.
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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.