Wild Style: A Hip Hop Art Show

Location

The Music District

Description

This event is part of Hip-Hop History Month at the Music District. Check out our other events on our events calendar. Hip-Hop History Month is brought to you in collaboration with the Downtown Fort Collins Creative District and the Downtown Artery.

Celebrating hip-hop transcends music. Join us at the opening for the Art Exhibit “Wild Style” showcasing hip-hop inspired artwork by two local artists Paul Lukes and CM Canino. Meet the artists during the opening on Thursday, November 15th from 4-5pm.

“Wild Style” pays homage to the various art forms and styles hip-hop has produced and the artists it has influenced.

The art work can be viewed in the conference room of the Music District’s Long Building, 619 South College from 9-5 Monday – Friday and by appointment on Saturdays through December 21st.

Paul Lukes
Paul Lukes is a graphic designer and reformed graffiti artist who lives in Fort Collins with his music journalist wife Kyle Eustice and their two Chihuahua children. Obsessed with typography of all sorts, Lukes loves combining his artistic abilities with his passion for music. He spends his time designing album art for hip-hop legends, traveling, biking and hiking the Front Range.

CM Canino
CM Canino, local Fort Collins artist, utilizes hand-cut stencils, vibrantly colorful spray paint, paint markers, and acrylics to celebrate popular figures of today’s social fabric. His work is greatly influenced by his love for hip-hop, his past life as a DJ, and his travels around the world. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a drawing concentration at Arizona State University in 2004 and has been working across various mediums ever since.