Medium: Hand Painted oil on canvas Substrate: original
Size: 24 x 24
Signed and Numbered Edition: 1
About the Artist
Marcel Blanco known by the street name SEL, is a multifaceted artist best recognized by his murals that evoke emotion and thought through his use of color, narrative imagery and movement.
His foundation began in the ’80s when he started designing logos, stickers and t-shirts for local punk/ hardcore bands around Los Angeles. In his quest for new inspiration he discover graffiti art and became part of the early LA graffiti scene which lead him to join the WCA (West Coast Artists) crew, one of seminal graffiti crews in Los Angeles CBS (Cant Be Stoped). He then re-focused his creativity on computer graphics and art direction in the music and entertainment industries working on packaging and marketing material for indie and major labels. Today his work expresses an introspective reflection that seems to touch people. His pieces are filled with emotion and a sense of individual wonder that easily grabs the eye of the audience creating a connection that goes beyond the aesthetics. Whether mural, painting, digital print, or installation the expression in his work is undeniable.