Demer has been painting since the early 80′s and shows no sign of letting up…His work has been featured in international magazines,numerous websites,tv shows and movies. Having shown his work worldwide Demer continues to enjoy the graff life he has surrendered himself to and pushes forward…”i am not an artist….I AM A WRITER!!!”..DEMER
The Jersey Fresh Jam is New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop festival. Since 2005, it has grown from a small, humble event into one the most respected celebrations of Hip Hop culture on the east coast. At the twilight of every summer, aerosol artists from far and wide converge to adorn the walls of Terracycle INC with their signature masterpieces, while local and regionally known emcees, bands, and DJs provide the soundtrack for the days festivities.This event is free and open to the public. Come and share the excitement!
Jersey Fresh Jam presented by Vicious Styles Crew
Terracycle Complex, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638
Saturday, August 11th, 2012 10am-8pm
50+ Graffiti Artists Painting Live
video by: Gentrified
Black Collar Biz
Surg & Hellfire
DJ AHMAD on the 1s and 2s
Hosted by: OUTBRST
vicious styles crew
rock the dub
for more info contact: Leon Rainbow firstname.lastname@example.org 609-635-1411
Native Wall 2006: Characters by Kasso, Plan, Rain, Pro ,Pheds, Jicarilla Apache Man (left), Kicking Bear (Minneconjou Lakota)
In March of 2006, VS(at the time we were not an official crew)
completed our first production. A Native American themed wall. RAIN
had the idea to do this theme which is based around his heritage.
Since he procured the wall, we all agreed to the concept and theme and
decided to really take our time with this one…particularly since the
wall was so big…our largest at the time.
PLAN came down from philly to rock out on the wall with his very
technical painting style, PRO(who at the time the wall was procured
was incarcerated) so we wanted till he came home to start and he
banged out a pretty cool straight letter…RAIN produced a Native
American inspired piece and PHEDS(who no longer writes) produced a
nice lil blue burner which was capped off my portrait of Kicking Bear
(Minneconjou Lakota) I also produced another portrait on an Icarilla
Apache Man on the far left.
It was our most ambitious project at the time and we were beyond proud
of it. It was also featured on the historic graffiti website
Fast forward 6 years and VS is firmly established as a crew with
membership throughout the east coast. Our native wall was beginning to
fallen apart after years weather damage. We decide to update the wall
with the same theme, but this time bring out other members to
contribute to the production.
MEK was the first to layout his piece on the new,updated production
and he also produced majority of the background and scenery.
With the exception of the sky that was painted by RAIN.
RAS went over the decaying portrait of the Icarilla Apache Man and put in its
place a beautiful portrait of a young Native American woman. MEK also
added to the portrait by detailing her outfit, hair and accessories.
PLAN(now DELVE), DEMER, and JOE BASE went high up and produce floating
pieces in the space were only clouds were on the pervious mural.
RAIN, PRO and KLARK produced very well rendered burners which
complimented MEKS backgrounds perfectly and RAS, even with his fear
of scaffolding, went up high and filled in the last slot with a nice
lil burner. I decided to do a full figure inside of just a portrait
like years before. I painted a medicine man of the Sioux Nation which
covered up the old portrait of Kicking Bear (Minneconjou Lakota).
We collectively worked on this production for a few weeks…compared
to a weekend like the previous. The one thing we all noticed was the
progression of our skills over the years and how we were able to
attain seamless balance with even with so many personalities. Good
times throughout the course of this wall and we are looking forward
doing more in the near future!
Description by Will Kasso
Jersey Shore Aerosol Art Battle Against Hunger
Sunday November 13th Noon–5pm
160 Newman Springs Rd. East, Red Bank, NJ
Presented by Jersey Fresh Jam and Colorest Art Supplies
Sponsored by Crescent® Graffiti Paper™ & Montana Spray Paint
Admission is Free but…This is a fundraiser to benefit The Foodbank Of Monmouth and Ocean County. We are asking for a monetary donation or a donation in the form of non-perishable food items listed below.
PLEASE HELP us out by Sharing this event with your friends, especially at this time of the year thinking of the families that can benefit from this event and the positive role this Art Style can benefit the community!
100% of proceeds go to Foodbank!
Canned meat Canned tuna Canned fruits Canned veggies Canned pork & beans iinstant potatoes Canned juices canned & dry soups peanut butter jelly sip size juices hot and cold cereals nonperishable milk
Please No Glass Items!!
For every $5 Donated The Foodbank can distribute $30 worth of food for needy families!
THE AEROSOL BATTLE!
10 Graffiti Artists Battling it out! Invitation Only
Invited Artist Battling:
Demer VS Wallnuts, Stie FH, Klark IYA VS, Sye TC5 , Ras VS Elan Wonder Fresh Collective, Luv One Sage Collective, 2Ils Rockswell SIC TMB, Spek BCK , Arez808 PFE-EV
Rain VS—Dezo TC5,
Art Materials Valued at $500
from Colorest – Winsor & Newton (ColArt)– Montana -Crescent – COPIC Markers & Gift Card From Rare Breed Footwear
What is an Aerosol Art Battle?
A theme is given the day of the event. Then artists are given an equal amount of time to complete their art on space provided. Example, canvas, Crescent Graffiti Paper, wood. They will all be using Montana spray paint and paint markers. A qualified panel of judges base the art on different criteria, lettering, concept, color, composition, originality and technique.
THE BLACK BOOK BATTLE! OPEN TO EVERYONE!
Register at Noon or anytime before event at Colorest during business hours.
Crescent will provide all on-time attendees with Black Book. Colorest will be providing some art materials, although contestants are urged to bring materials such as: colored pencils, markers, paint markers etc. to compete in battle. Sharing could take away valuable time! Registration is limited!
Art Materials Valued at $100 and Gift Card From Rare Breed Footwear!
Registrants will be given a topic to use for inspiration, they will be allowed 60 minutes to complete this piece. Then Judges will pick winner based on same criteria for Aerosol Event. If you have never competed and want some tips take our workshop from 12-2 on Saturday 11/12 with Leon Rainbow (Judge) for tips and tricks!
What is a Black Book Battle?
Similar to the aerosol event but, instead of painting on large surfaces you draw, paint and design all on paper. Black books are a place for artists to put down ideas, Crescent® Graffiti Paper™ is designed specifically for spray paints, acrylics and won’t dry out markers. Great place for artists to sketch or experiment anywhere inspiration strikes.
Mike Ciccotello Skullboy Will Kasso Lee Bernardo
These Artists will be Showcasing their Art for display and to purchase will be here also! (cash only sales)at least 10% of proceeds from showcasing artists will go to The Foodbank.
All updates on event will be here or find us on
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