Originally a by-product from the Detroit underground where he began his career as a self-taught artist and has now evolved into a fine artist. His passion for illustrative styles began when he was an adolescent and was infatuated with creating a skate brand. There he developed a passion for design, color theory, and illustration. After apprenticing under an old hot rod airbrush artist – young Phybr’s fascination with custom culture began. While learning how to pin stripe, airbrush, and custom-paint he learned the history of custom culture. There he discovered the likes of Ed Roth and Frank Frazetta. After studying his Bachelor’s in Graphic Design formally, he dove back into art and this time street art and fine art. From there he has proliferated into Detroit, Chicago, Kalamazoo, Los Angeles, Toledo, Miami, and St. Petersburg. With his murals and work spreading like a virus he has created a following spanning state lines.
Brent Houzenga is New Orleans-based painter and musician originally from Fulton, IL. Houzenga earned his B.A. in printmaking from Western Illinois University and his MFA at the University of New Orleans in 2017. Houzenga’s art has graced the walls of galleries in Warsaw, Chicago, Kansas City, Washington D.C., Portland, Los Angeles, Austin, Miami, and New Orleans. His show “Fire Department” at the Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa, was exhibited beside one of America’s most treasured artists, Grant Wood. In 2012 he was commissioned to paint a portrait for Matthew McConaughey’s personal collection.