Created and Sold by Chor Boogie

Chor Boogie
Murals by Chor Boogie seen at San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego - Intergalactic Cat

Intergalactic Cat

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These vibrant graffiti art pieces were painted as part of an on-going series of small-scale community-based installations in the Museum. The murals are the product of a partnership with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and Writerz Blok, a nationally recognized urban art program based out of Southeast San Diego. They channel youth expression into bright pieces like these by artists from Writerz Blok, along with well-known spray paint artist Chor Boogie.

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Chor Boogie

Meet the Creator

Chor Boogie (a.k.a. Joaquin Lamar Hailey) is an internationally renowned master of spray paint, having pioneered new techniques and his unique style in this modern medium of fine art. His visionary murals and art exhibitions have appeared throughout the world: Dubai, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany, Australia, and in China for the 2008 Olympic games.

He was recently honored by Societe Perrier as being number three among the the Top Ten U.S. Street Artists of 2014. He approaches his use of color as a form of therapy and visual medicine, and has been dubbed “the color shaman” by comrades and fans.

He has resided in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007, where he has been an active member of the street art community.