- Artist Biography
Frank Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) is an American contemporary street artist who emerged from LA skateboarding scene. He first became known for his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (…OBEY…) sticker campaign while attending the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). He became widely known during the 2008 U.S. presidential election for his Barack Obama "Hope" poster. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, LACMA, MoMA, and V&A in London.