Elle

by Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ELLE_7A7A0206

Elle is a female graffiti and street artist turned muralist based between NY and LA. She is noteworthy for her use of diverse mediums and tools on the street including, but not limited to; fire extinguishers, rollers, aeresol, wheatpastes, silkscreens and AD replacements. She has illegally scaled and painted billboards along the Brooklyn Queens Expressway freeway, installed pieces inside of the Urban Nation Museum in Berlin, and had a 200 foot video projection on the facade of the New Museum in New York. She is currently sponsored by Liquitex Paint.

BSA-billboard-with-matt-siren_670

2014-09-02-00.04.20

ELLE was commissioned by IKEA to produce a piece that was was sold in every store worldwide. She has collaborated with the Guess Foundation, Lyft, Vice, Etnia Barcelona, Smart Car, MR Robot TV, Iceland Airwaves, TNT Entertainment and clothing companies Mishka, Mighty Healthy and more. The ELLExREEBOK capsule collection and yoga-wear are being released in early 2017 and can be found on Reebok.com. Her graffiti is featured in the new Tom Clancy video game: The Division.

11659414_1717584371802528_3250913071763596835_n_640

ELLExVEXTA_finished_painting_90Hornby_Andrews_house_melbourne-copy_670

Elle’s work has been published in the following books: “Surface” by Soren Starbird, “Outdoor Gallery” by Yoav Litvin, “The Art of Spray” by Lori Zimmer, The Wynwood Coloring book by Diego Orlandini, “In Heroes we Trust” by Neely, and “Street Art Today – The 50 most influential street artists,” and “Women Street Artists, the Complete Guide” by Ian Castello. She has also been featured in V Magazine print as well as VICE online.

Karin-Dumare-image-Not-a-Crime-Harlem-2016_670

In 2016 ELLE exhibited at SAATCHI Gallery in London in the all female show XX curated by Yasha Young and Olly Walker alongside the show “Champagne Life.” For winter 2017 ELLE is painting around the Southern Hemisphere and based in Melbourne. She will head back to the states in September to paint Kaaboo in CA and Colorado Crush in Denver.

Urban Nation and Stiftung Berliner Leben bring international artists to Reykjavik, Iceland, to paint several murals in collaboration with Iceland Airwaves music festival , in September/October 2015. photo by Nika Kramer

No Comments Yet.

What do you think?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *