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
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.

Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition
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Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition

Everyone from Shepard Fairey to D*Face also contributed.

A Look Inside Shepard Fairey & adidas Skateboarding's "Showcase X" Exhibit
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A Look Inside Shepard Fairey & adidas Skateboarding's "Showcase X" Exhibit

Spotlighting works by Sebo Walker, Zorah Olivia, Andrew Reynolds’s 12-year-old daughter, Stella and more.

Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More
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Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More

Must cop paintings, vinyl figures, and artist skate decks.

What to See at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018
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What to See at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Works on view by Warhol, Basquiat, KAWS, Takashi Murakami, and more.

adidas Skateboarding Announces "Das Days" Events With Chief Keef & Shepard Fairey
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adidas Skateboarding Announces "Das Days" Events With Chief Keef & Shepard Fairey

Taking over L.A.’s Seventh Letter Gallery.

Shepard Fairey Creates National School Walkout Posters in Protest of Gun Violence
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Shepard Fairey Creates National School Walkout Posters in Protest of Gun Violence

Thousands of students have taken part in the nationwide demonstration.

Best New Art: CJ Hendry, VHILS, Shepard Fairey & More
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Best New Art: CJ Hendry, VHILS, Shepard Fairey & More

Including new paintings by HUF-collaborator, Yoon Hyup.

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.”

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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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.