24.00"W x 36.00"H x 0.5"D

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Brandon Melchior


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: music, rock, angeles, los, street, graffiti, lyrics, riots

Media: acrylic, canvas, spray-paint

Size: 24"W x 36"H x 0.5"D

Year Created: 2018

Inspired by the song "Black girlfriend" by Porno for Pyros, this painting shows a city on fire, with the words "Ever since the riot, all I ever wanted was a black girlfriend."

I graduated from California Institute of the Arts in 2003 with a BFA in Graphic Design. During my career as a Motion Graphics Designer and then as an Interactive Designer, I have lived in Los Angeles and New York — two cities from which I pull a great deal of inspiration. Throughout my life, I have always drawn and painted. While working at an interactive agency, creating work for clients and Creative Directors, I would spend hours creating artwork for myself as a creative outlet. Over the past few years, I have focused more and more on evolving my artwork.

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