New York, NY, April 04, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Hook Media presents PATCHWERKZ, A collection of over 50 abstract graffiti Paintings, 20 custom art toys & pillow-hedz by Aaron Lazansky-Oliva aka Spaze Crafte One.
One of the most prolific artists of abstract graffiti, New York City native, Spaze Crafte One is delighted to exhibit Patchwerkz, a collection of works on canvas that advance urban art to yet another level as they fuse the abstract and figurative realms. Characterized by swooping patterns of visual rhythms, playfully expressive imaginative creatures and seductive segments of color, they pulsate with urban vitality.
As a graphic designer, visual artist & experimental urban music producer & Chief Creative Director of Sohnup Industries, Aaron Lazansky-Oliva aka "Spaze Crafte One" has been creating innovative urban artwork for over a decade. He has shown works at Stay Gold Gallery with www.keep-a-breast.org/flyer0905.htm (NY), KingSize (here's a review on the show) http://thevillager.com/villager_181/graffitiartistspaze.html (NY) Southern Exposure Gallery (SF), Culture Cashe Gallery (SF), "Stepping from the shadows" & "PHENOMENA" 2 national Graffiti/Urban Art Group shows @ Independent Media Center (Seattle Wa.), “Beyond Graffiti” Bronfman Gallery @ NYU (NY), Method Lab w/ Magic Propaganda Mill (NY), RocketWorld Gallery “pop vs. Soda” (SF) and been featured in the "GhettoFabulous" art exhibit featuring NYC's top mural crews TATS & Fame City & murals from the Graffiti Hall of Fame in NYC. From his stylish graffiti-styled jewelry worn by such artists as La Bruja, DJ MadFingaz & Maya Azucena to his vibrant paintings & youth media work as an urban arts educator / media literacy specialist for 10+ years, which lead him to be a featured artist @ Whitney Museum of Art "Generation Next '06", SC1's craft has been nationally & internationally acclaimed.
Spaze Crafte One's work has been exhibited in galleries throughout North America & Canada. Exuding both innocence and sophistication with its fusion of primitive art and modern design, Spaze Craft's dreamy and provocative artwork delights and intrigues all with more to come.
Thursday April 5th 2007 @ 7pm
61 Greene St. (btw Spring & Broome st.)
Join them for a night of fun, food, friends & frolic with guest DJ, SOULSALAAM of Hypnomadic Music & Future Juju Soundsystem, (direct from Sao Paulo Brazil & San Francisco).
For more information contact: