Lady Pink [ NEW YORK, NY, USA ]all artists
Lady Pink was born in Ecuador...
but raised in NYC. In 1979 she started writing graffiti and soon was well known as the only female capable of competing with the boys in the graffiti subculture.
Pink painted subway trains from the years 1979-1985. In 1982 she had a starring role the cult classic film “Wild Style”. That role and her other significant contributions to graffiti have made her a cult figure in the hip-hop subculture.
While still in high school she was already exhibiting paintings in art galleries, and at the age of 21 had her first solo show at the Moore College of Art. As a leading participant in the rise of graffiti-based art, Lady Pink’s canvases have entered important art collections such as those of the Whitney Museum, the MET in New York City, the Brooklyn Museum and the Groningen Museum of Holland. She has established herself in the fine arts world, and her paintings are highly prized by collectors.