MADSTEEZ is known for his vivid, large-scale, multi-layered paintings, where strange and familiar figures are integrated into abstract landscapes. He has held solo exhibitions in New York City, Los Angeles, and Tokyo as well as group showings in London, Germany, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, Calgary and Art Basel, Miami.
His visual style has attracted clients such as Nike, Inc., Target Corporation, Red Bull, Boost Mobile, Honda, Boosted, Volkswagen, MCA Records, Interscope Records, Stüssy, Evisu, Ben Sherman, Capita Snowboards, Armada Skis, Rusty, Salomon, Lemonade Magazine, Wallin Surfboards, ActivEmpire, ActionSports Group, So Sweet Records, 411VM, Palace 5ive, and Bl!SSS Magazine.
Madsteez has received recognition in the following publications and websites: The New York Times, Flaunt, Dazed and Confused, Nylon (magazine), Black Book, Vapors, Paper (magazine), Mass Appeal, Death and Taxes, Time Out, Stuff (magazine), URB, Vice (magazine), Apparel News, AlternativePress, Happy, SG, Get On, XLR8R, Lemonade, OC Weekly, 411, Riviera, woostercollective.com, thefader.com, dorkmag.com, knowngallery.com, highsnobiety.com and boostedmobile.com
About Martin Luther King Elementary:
inspiring, engaging and empowering the leaders of tomorrow. We do this through:
-Consistent implementation of rigorous & relevant instruction for all students.
-Developing strong relationships with students, parents, community members & staff.
-Integration of technology across the curriculum
-Integration off arts across the curriculum.
At King Elementary, the arts are an integral component of the academic, social and emotional development of students. We seek too inspire, engage and empower each student through the arts. We believe that arts integrated instruction creates:
-Meaningful connections between multiple content areas.
-Collaboration between students, teachers, family and the community.
-Active engagement and enthusiasm about learning.
-Positive school climate that encourages risk taking and creativity.