Friday, January 22, 2010
BOLD HYPE 1.23.10
Bold Hype and Rafael Santiago invite you to take a trip in to the Cosmos.
Rafael Santiago returns to Bold Hype with his 2nd highly anticipated Solo Show, 10% of the profits will be donated to aid relief efforts in haiti
Rafael Santiago was born in the South Bronx in 1969. He was accepted into the well known High School of Art & Design in New York City where he developed his academic skills in color, figure, design and composition. Growing up in New York City during the 70’s he observed the birth of the graffiti movement and cult films.
His drawings are organically conceived; using a variety of experimental concepts he fuses wax, color dyes, micron pens to produce a unique color palette.
Recently, Rafael has turned his focus to iconic images from pop culture. In particular, his latest body of work depicts individuals who have had a resounding affect on society.
Rafael received his Bachelors of Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 23rd 8PM - LATE, Drinks and Goodies, As always, FREE ADMISSION