Silex derives his name from the pure form of silica. He is a Calgarian graffiti artist who specializes in graffiti art and lettering using acrylic based paint products. Although visual art has always been an important part of his life, Silex found his passion for graffiti in 2005 at age 15. He continues to work towards expanding his portfolio as a graffiti artist, inspired by fellow artists and friends. He creates one-of-a-kind original artwork on canvas, brick, household walls, garages and clothing. He describes his favorite style as wild-style, however, he is a versatile artist who enjoys challenging himself with new ideas and projects.