Dex Fernandez

Dex Fernandez is a graffiti artist from Manila, Philippines. He combines the frenzied energy and speedy overall-designs of his street murals and characters with mixed-media constructions to produce eccentrically decorated images and installations. Often, Fernandez uses his own digital photographs as a base upon which he builds colorful hand-painted design motifs that range from pure pattern to religious symbols, body parts, cartoons, and tattoos. His work references both high and low art, history and biology, beauty and crudeness, innocence and sexuality. Fernandez expresses himself through a wide range of formats, including wall murals, street sticker art, altered photographs and even fashion and accessories. The world is very much his canvas, he is both influenced by and paints on it.

Courtesy of Owen James Gallery