NOMEN, aka Nuno Reis, is a Pioneer of Graffiti Art in Portugal, since 1989
Nomen’s art (1974) was born on the streets. He is a pioneer of graffiti in Portugal, and he is a self-taught visual artist whose universe has been consolidating in a multiplicity and registers since he began to interact with the urban space back in 1989, from the first illegal incursions on trains and walls to the developed work on a large scale both in the expository and institutional environment.
Furthermore, Nomen is versatile and prolific, the self-named “style swinger” is renowned by mastering the balance between shapes and colors, may it be on elaborated typographic constructions with a unique dynamic, as well on compositions and photo-realistic portraits where he explores the depuration of elements. Moreover, his work has been presented in numerous exhibitions, events, and artistic productions both in Portugal and abroad.
Currently his work has been looked for by companies, institutions and private costumers, that search in him an asset, and artistic competence able to solve mural art tasks in their spaces or events.