The only direction we were given on this one was to use Black and Caterpillar Yellow as our only colors, so we had a good time creating this fun “CAT” piece at MAPS Backlot in the Wynwood Arts District in Miami. Quake handpainted this in about 3 hours, prior to the event, and the fine people of Caterpillar were able to enjoy it while they dined and socialized the night away. Thanks all!
Our second collaboration with New Era and Cool J’s, for a series of snapback hats based on our own imaginary Miami sport teams. Featuring some of our faves: Brian Butler, David Iglesias, Jessy Nite, and Quake. Special limited run, available in 3 colorways each, they sold out quick! And the Underdogs win again…
A celebratory mini-mural for ESPN Deportes 15 Year Anniversary broadcast. Being sports fans ourselves, we were honored and privileged to be a part of this project! Painted during a few hours at the beautiful Wynwood Walls property, we had a great atmosphere to bring this idea to life. Handpainted by Suarez, Quake, and Pucho. Special thank you to Alexandra Vargas at WW, Bianca at ESPN, and Distinctive Details for the last minute hustle, we appreciate all of you.
We had the honor of custom painting 3 different Lexus ES’s, at 3 beautiful indoor venues around South Florida, for the preview of the new model. Using strictly indoor non-toxic spraypaint, our artist Quake quickly turned these cars into rolling works of art! Special thanks to CSI Florida for putting it together, as well as Boca Raton Resort, The Diplomat Resort Hollywood, and The Biltmore in Coral Gables for being such gracious hosts.
Extremely pleased to finally work with our Miami Heat and their in-house brand Court Culture, bringing 6 of our best into a mural collaboration located on the 300 level of the prestigious AA Arena, as well as a limited edition run of Artist Series tees. Each artist brought their own inspiration to the project, and we’re extremely proud of the end results. In order of appearance on the wall: Quake, Angel Mir, Brian Butler, Suarezism, David Iglesias, and Jessy Nite. And special thanks to Sasha Beck and the rest of the Court Culture team for making it so easy…Go Heat!
Our biggest “collaboration” yet, we opened this mural up for all passerby to participate in. In conjunction with MLB’s All Star Game Weekend in Miami, Adidas wanted to create an experience around the unveiling of 5 new sneakers & cleats. Our job was to create a “Miami-style” mural, for Miamians of all kinds to participate in, as well as a graffiti-style wall with the phrase “Here To Create”, customized displays for the shoes, and hand-painted champagne bottles for the 10 All Stars under Adidas’ wing. Easy. Thanks to MAPS Productions for an amazing venue, Adidas Baseball, Oasis Jae for the stunning photography, Rob & Lauren at Etzel Agency for making it go, and the artists: Quake, Suarezism, Atomik, Pucho, Arive, and Crook. It was an honor.
Had a ton of fun painting this one for SEIU, a large union that just opened it’s new Miami headquarters right down the street from Jackson Hospital. Which would make total sense to you if you have ever lived in Miami. The concept was to show strength, unity, diversity, and compassion (SEIU represents thousands of medical professionals), all in our Miami flavor and in the Union’s signature Purple and Yellow color scheme. It all started with a crazy wash treatment where we basically poured 6 different shades of watered down violets down the side of the wall from the roof. And that was just our base treatment! Thanks to Quake and Abstrk for getting this one up in a week, Donnie and MSG Concepts for help with the base coating and clear coating, Ray and Elizabeth at SEIU for their input, organizational skills, pics, and company, and of course Martha Baker, head of SEIU 1991 Chapter, for her vision, endless enthusiasm, and continued support throughout the process. Makes these jobs so much easier, thanks all.
Great project featuring 6 of our artists, hand-picked by Abstrk and Sebastien Laboureau, to invigorate the visual scenery of the brand new Pullman Hotel in Miami. The 6 artists were (in order of pics above): Abstrk, Tati Suarez, Evoca, Jessy Nite, Quake, and Hoxxoh. Each artist brought their own unique vision to the table, and also challenged themselves to paint something that was appropriate to the Pullman brand, a longtime respected hospitality corp based out of the UK, which made it’s name running luxury passenger trains through Europe in the early 20th century, amnongst other things. The colors, decor, and overall vibe of the hotel were all brought into heavy consideration during the creative process. And we’re very proud of the results. Go check these amazing pieces out in person for the full effect!
Tall wall in Miami’s Design District dedicated to Angeles, a local woman battling stage 3 cancer. Her strength inspired one of our artists, Abstrk, to put together a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for this project. It worked, and what you see here is the result. Special thanks to all who lent support, way too may to name here, as well as Angeles who was at the wall day and night for support(!). Also a special thank you to Abstrk for making it all go, Quake for putting together the typography treatment, and to Elissa for supporting the project from Day 1. We hope this wall has a good run on this long neglected property, and brings hope to many others!
2 man job, re-creating artwork designed by AVAF for a full building treatment on the new Goldman headquarters in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. A time consuming process, making sure every line was straight and clean, but the final result speaks for itself. Special thanks to AVAF, and to Rage Johnson & Quake for working around the clock on boom lifts during the warmest time of year!
Of course, as Miamians, we’ve always wondered this. What Would Shula Do? So we drew him in all his 70′s hardnosed glory. And printed some tees. And contributed a grey scale version to a local zine “Pegajoso” by the always talented David Iglesias. We hope the Don likes it! Special thanks to David, Jerry Morris, Quake, Abstrk, Crook, & Rage Johnson for all contributing in some way, shape, or form.
The whole crew came together on this massive Star Wars tribute wall. And in fact, it still wasn’t enough, so we Kickstarted it for some crowd funding. The campaign worked out great, and all of Miami came out to appreciate the endless days and nights of painting in Wynwood’s Arts District. Special thanks to all who participated and/or lent a hand, special limited edition prints went out to all the supporters and we hope to do some Kickstarting again sometime soon! CLICK ON THE TOP IMAGE FOR A FULL VIEW!!
When Joey Scoreseze handed us one of his newest mixes, a strange reconstruction of various 70′s and 80′s zombie movie scores, we knew we had to handle the visual aspect of the album. It spoke to us, from beyond the grave. Our idea was a post apocalyptic Miami, from the vantage point of our very own street, and it just sort of escalated from there. Special shouts to Joey, Jerry Morris, and Quake, for coming together on this appetizing project.
The University of Miami reached out to us to create a visual narrative of their history, for their 90 year anniversary exhibit in the main library. We were given full access to their photo archives, and created this “timeline” using some of our favorites. Since it was set in the Richter Library, we decided to give it the effect of torn paper, collaged and layered to reflect the history of the school. And for the adjacent wall we created a grid consisting of 90 photos of various people who have either attended or worked at UM, spanning the full 90 years. A “job” that was very close to our heart, we felt that our passion for this project really showed through. Extra special thanks to Dave and Javier at Miami Sign Shop for the intensive installation work, Jose Cabrera at UM for the amazing insight and enthusiasm, and Peter Vahan for the tricky photographic documentation, it’s all about the U…!
The Cushy Gigs Crew was selected by Broward County for a mural grant as part of the exciting Broward 100 project, celebrating the county’s centennial with a mural in each of its cities. We were assigned to paint in the City of Sunrise, an extremely rewarding experience, as both city officials and Sunrise citizens responded with overwhelming enthusiasm for the project. The enthusiasm rubbed off, plenty of research was done, and the artists all brought their Sunrise inspired themes to one amazing collage-style wall. A special thank you to Leslie Fordham, Beth Zickar, Rosemarie Marco, Christine Pfeiffer, and Jill Weisberg for their hand in navigating through the red tape, as well as all of our artists that were involved: (in order) Hoxxoh, Abstrk, Atomik, Astre74, Angel Five, Erin O’Dea, Quake, Max Arive, Tati Suarez, Brandon Opalka, Luis Berros, & Rage Johnson. The piece is aptly titled “Welcome To Sunrise”….To be continued!
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A few of our Cushy Creatives represented as part of the Miami Dolphins’ 50 year anniversary Artist Series. Each artist was given a blank helmet, with the idea that the finished products would be inspired in some way by our beloved home team. Thanks to Omar Khan for helping coordinate it, and to the participating artists from our crew (pictured above, in order): Quake, Crome, Omar Khan, Sniptease, Luis Berros, Angel Five, Hoxxoh, and Stephan Enmity.