G8
  • Featured Artists

    Meet some of the incredibly original artists behind the growth of the Marina Arts District creative scene.

  • Damon Martin

    G8 Art Curator

    Born in the countryside of Anacortis Washington, across the bay from the city of Seattle, Damon’s Mother and Grandmother, both painters, exposed him to several great artists at an early age and he took to visual arts with great enthusiasm.

    He continued his training in oil painting under a master Venetian artist, attended various art academies and studied oil painting at UCLA. His working knowledge of the Old Masters’ painting techniques informs his modern-era modality. Martin has shown at ICLA Museum in Los Angeles, Scope Art Fair Miami, The Armory Show in NYC, and the Los Angeles Art Fair, and has been a resident artist at the Fountainhead Residency in Miami. Martin has also worked with renowned artist JR covering Times Square in New York City with the Inside Out project and curated two global art campaigns with IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) for endangered elephants and tigers.

  • RISK

    Kelly Graval, better known by his graffiti tag RISK, was one of the first artists to exhibit graffiti and street art in galleries. With a background in fine art, his style is defined by cleanly executed lettering paired with graphic imagery and architectural lines. In the course of his nearly 30-year career, Graval has become one of the most influential figures for subsequent generations of graffiti artists, particularly in Los Angeles.

  • Colette Miller

    Living in Los Angeles, Colette Miller is a visual artist and performer from Richmond, Virginia. Known for her fine and street art "Global Angel Wings Project", started in 2012 to lift the spirits of people on the streets, Miller has created and installed angel wings in countries across the world including the US, Kenya, Mexico, Cuba, France and Australia.

  • OLI-B

    Since his teenage spray paint period, Oli-B, an artist from Brussels, Belgium has painted what he loved, shapes and colors. His work ranges across a huge array of media including acrylic, spray paint, digital and screen printing techniques on a variety of surfaces. From abstract and figurative shapes charged with vivid colors, Oli-B molds the frontiers of his singular universe, where each piece writes its story and unveils new facets.

  • Bunnie Reiss

    Bunnie Reiss is a muralist and fine artist whose work is heavily influenced by her Eastern European background, with its tradition of folk art, saturated colors, animals, nature and community engagement. Her extensive travels add an extra layer of interest, which make her creations extremely unique.

  • DUCE

    DUCE is a self-taught artist that derives from the mid 80's spray paint subculture of Los Angeles. During the height of the LA Graffiti scene he was a staple on the city’s transit, Cal-trans and bridge surfaces. He has gone on to develop his skills in several mediums and styles and has painted over 364 murals for corporate, private and nonprofit groups in LA and around the world.

  • WRAPPED

    Based in Venice, CA, WRAPPED Studios creates museum-quality custom art for residential, commercial, multifamily and hospitality industries worldwide. From conception to installation, their holistic approach provides each project with a curated body of artwork. From immersive street side murals to a set of canvases that bring warmth to an interior corridor, the artwork aims to bring joy into the everyday.

  • James Goldcrown

    Born in West London, James Goldcrown is a self-taught artist/photographer now based in Los Angeles. After leaving school at the age of 17 he began working in a South London darkroom, leading him into a career as a fashion photographer. Now internationally renowned for his Bleeding Hearts/Lovewall murals, his collaborations extend across brands such as, Toms, L'Oreal, Rag & Bone, Sephora, Island Records, Universal, MTV, Vogue, Bandier, Rimowa Luggage, Henri Bendel, Armarni and more.