Dave Kinsey is one of the street / urban art greats. He has a unique ability to capture the rawness of human emotions. Using a mixture of mediums Kinsey is able to create multilayed, textured environments easily likened to the complexities of contemporary life. Founder of the BLK/MRKT Gallery, Kinsey’s art is featured in galleries all around the world. Many pieces exist here on streets here in San Francisco.
Kinsey is another artist with ties to Om. In the early days, he was commissioned to produce the cover art for hip hop series Deep Concentration. These hard to find piece of vinyl has even been featured in gallery showings.
The NY born, Doze Green is a legend and a pioneer of graffti and Hip Hop art. As one of the original members of the Rock Steady Crew, Doze built a name for himself and quickly became one of the most influential street artist. His work is refined yet underground. Using a lot of street sign elements, his work forces people to look to the future while looking at the past. He work is currently being featured all around the world in private galleries. If you are ever in San Francisco, be sure to drop by Haight street to get a glimpse of a Doze Green piece.
This legend is another artist with ties to Om. His was commissioned to produce art for Om’s hip hop series, Deep Concentration. The CDs are still in print and available in the Om store here. The Om office also houses a 11 ft x 11 ft exclusive Doze painting on canvas done for Om.
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Dave Flores has longtime ties to Om Records. Originally commissioned to design the cover art for the Om’s Colorform series, Dave Flores has been producing some really interesting stuff as of late. Op top of digital work, Dave has been teaming up with the likes of Kid Robot to produce a line of vinyl figures.
Steve Ha, a San Francisco Bay Area creative native, is the brains behind the madness at FlavorInnovator. As a respected and salient Graphic Artist, it’s obvious that the environment, and years of abusing surfaces with aerosol, have definitely influenced his flair. Besides his skill set, it’s the ability to visually transform thoughts into reality that has granted him projects with such notable clients as Adidas, Scion, Om Records, Lyrics Born, Zion-I, and Exact-Science.
Steve is currently working on: expanding FlavorInnovator; stepping into the world of motion graphics with the use of After Effects; perpetuating the need for genuine, artistic elevation in a world overflowing with commercialized waste; and making his daughter proud. Raw art. Pure Fundamentals.