Urban Artist Luis Zimad Lamboy flaunts fans his talents at New York City's Art Mecca

Top Quote As the world's only grafitti and urban art mecca draws to a near close, Artists join to save this cultural artifact by painting live and showing support such as Luis Zimad Lamboy. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 24, 2011 - Prolific Urban Artist and Old school Graffiti artist Luis "Zimad" Lamboy has been wowing visitors and art lovers at 5pointz, New York's graffiti and urban art mecca. Lately he has been bringing art live to the public. His unique interpretations of social and personal commentary has got fans and tourists flocking to acquire some of his many creations. Zimad is also offering his originals for sale during his live demonstration. Giving the public an excellent opportunity to acquire some of his work.

    Luis "Zimad" Lamboy began his career as an artist in the South Bronx where he was born and raised. His first pieces were what some would call awful, others would call a crime, and what he and his peers called graffiti. In 1982 he was included in a group exhibition at Fashion Moda New York City, titled "The South Bronx Show" where his work stayed on exhibition three years.

    With a degree in textile design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Lamboy designed clothing for singers such as Janet Jackson, Anita Baker, all the way to DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince as well as a children's line of clothing that sold throughout the US. During 1987 he also worked on a variety of projects including the backdrop for Steam Pipe Alley, MTV, and a giant backdrop for DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince's last tour.

    After dozens of exhibitions and group shows all over the world, in 2005 Lamboy was filmed for a documentary by EAC called "From the spray can to the canvas". He is still involved with the fashion industry designing back packs, shirts and a jewelry line for several companies including Saks and FOTW; in 2007 he designed 4 pairs of limited edition Nike Air Jordans as well as two designer watches for Jacob & Co.

    Come enjoy his work and many amazing works by many other artists and take in street culture at 5POINTZ. 5POINTZ, an artistic NYC icon, is set to be demolished by Jerry Wolkoff. If you have ever been to 5POINTZ, you know how artistically awesome this place is. 5POINTZ is located at: 45-46 Davis Street. Queens NY

    Help this place survive. Losing it will be very unfortunate.Not only is 5POINTZ a huge part of NYC, its also recognized from all over the world. Its simple. Just sign the petition. It takes 10 seconds of your time. Sign the petition online.

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