Tye Martinez is a multidisciplinary artist currently based out of Bellingham, WA. Focusing on the connection between emotions and various art forms, Tye aims to mend the preconceived notion that feeling different is not normal. Speaking of all emotions should not be considered taboo, and art can be such an excellent gateway to help normalize what it’s like to feel down or different.
Born in France, SMOGONE was raised in Paris where he found a love for drawing. He started drawing at age 4 and at the age of 13, he moved to Florida. In the early 80’s, he was introduced to the Hip Hop culture and discovered graffiti . Over time, SMOGONE developed a 3D style of lettering and characters and is proudly a part of the XMEN Crew, FX Crew, and BSK Crew (Miami). SMOGONE started painting canvas in the mid 90’s and continued to develop his style. His primary focus on murals and canvas.
Hi I’m Rob, creator of otherworldly imagery since 2009. I thread together memory, reality and dream to bring surreal visions to this plane of space. My work seeks to unite the human experience with the natural world we originated from while also exploring the interconnectivity we experience as a globally connected species. I’ve created work with Universal Pictures, Sotheby’s, Capitol Records, Vanity Fair, Vogue, The Royal Ballet, Adobe and more. Welcome to my gallery!