Not Just Another Pretty Face 2019

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Ruben Aguirre

Not Just Another Pretty Face 2019

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Ruben Aguirre

My work has evolved from the quantity driven Graffiti mind set, to public mural work that embraces the communal and contemplative. Being a Graffiti artist mandates the exploration of new and different spaces. This motivation will always be an aspect of my work. On my journey that pushed my work beyond letter based Graffiti, Chicago neighborhoods became my studio and taught me the ability to use painting to re-contextualize existing structures and environments. The unexpected beauty and intention of painting publicly has the power to change the percepti line and form drawing from style writing, my work is an exploration and challenge to public space as a hybrid of painting and intuitive design. While graffiti was all about making myself known as an individual, my current work embraces contemplation on a space’s use, history, and people to re-imagine and create a public visual language.





$500 - $5,000

For more information or to commission a unique work of art through Not Just Another Pretty Face, contact Maria Nelson at or 773.324.5520 x1014.