So, as usual, I’ve been busy. After the “My Thuggy Pony” jam and the opening of the Girls On Top Crew at bOb…I graduated (you can now call me Dr. Pabón!) and spent (at least a week) celebrating in Boston where I grew up—reconnecting with friends and family members before I move to the Middle … Continue reading Graffiti Grrlz on the Rise, MOCA Miami
When I went to bed last night I had no idea I'd be spending 8 hours in the pouring rain watching some of NYC's illest graffiti women kill a wall in the Bronx. Granted, I knew they were painting since I helped organize it...but the non-stop-just-enough-to-soak-your-feet-throughout-the-day-misty sprinkly stuff----that part was a surprise. And the wall … Continue reading My Thuggy Pony All-Grrlz Jam in the Bronx
I first came across the fierce wildstyle of Mexican-American graffitera Jerk LA in issue 3 of my favorite grrlz graf mag COP Magazine (buy them!). Months and months later, her work appeared on my Facebook news feed and so I started doing some casual digging (“like” her artist page: www.facebook.com/Jerk.LA213). I found that since she was “managing her mischief” like a BOSS (pardon the HP … Continue reading Interview with JERK LA
I just wanted to direct your attention to a truly inspiring project: http://www.makepeaceproject.org that has been taken up by graff artists in NYC. Here is the Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/430617513698990/?fref=ts
Abby's incredible show, HomeGirls, comes down in just over a week! Please visit her online gallery and consider ordering a limited edition print or canvass for your home, office, or business space! They truly are unique works. Be inspired by, and invest in, women! www.abbygraff.com
Great opportunity for those of you painting legally!Request for Qualifications:Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5 pmBudget: $3,000-$13,500 per muralThe DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in collaboration with the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) seeks graffiti artists and artist teams to design, create and install aerosol murals that inspire the various communities in which … Continue reading Call for Graffiti & Aerosol Mural Artists – 2013 MuralsDC Program
I have some EXCITING NEWS!! The Girls on Top (the UK’s first all-female graffiti crew) are coming to NYC for group exhibition at bob bar this MAY (see bob bar page)!!! So, to hype you all up for the show, I thought I’d share an interview I did with Chock—one of the crew’s founders—in April. … Continue reading Interview with Chock GOT
I hope you'll take the time to visit http://www.abbygraff.com and then buy a canvas or print for your collection, or for your favorite hip hop fanatic. Truly is money well spent. HOMEGIRLS artwork by Abby A Queens, New York native, Abby is a visual artist with roots in the early ‘80s graffiti art scene at … Continue reading HomeGirls artworks by Abby online store is up!
HOMEGIRLS artwork by ABBY curated by Jessica N. Pabón Opening Reception: Wednesday April 17th, 2013 6PM-9PM RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/299368726856841 bOb Bar is pleased to present the solo exhibition HOMEGIRLS, a collection of works that transform the cities Abby has called home into figurative representations. Abby uses traditional graffiti letter forms to illustrate metaphors and emotions—which are intimate, and sometimes universal … Continue reading “Homegirls” artwork by Abby, opening next Wednesday!!
Check it out here: http://muslima.imow.org/content/wipe-it-and-i-will-paint-again