The White Canvas Project

Five days in the heart of LA to collect and convert the local salvage and scrap, ending in an art show the likes of which LA has never seen before…

The White Canvas Project was originally set up by Supremebeing™ as a painting event to bring 'street artists' into the countryside and away from canvas and walls. The first event took place in a secret, rural location on the banks of the river Cam in Cambridgeshire, England. A disused boat yard was turned into an artist's playground for four days where Land Rover bonnets, military helmets, vintage furniture and a whole host of other objects were converted from salvaged scrap into pieces of art.

In Febuary 2012 SB followed the first event by heading out to LA and teaming up with the iam8bit crew for the second jam and gallery show. Five days in the heart of LA to collect and convert the local salvage and scrap, ending in an art show the likes of which LA has never seen before… street art, fine art, conceptual art, body painting and straight up graffiti all shown together with the paint still fresh.

WCP Veterans SheOne & David Walker, along with the one and only Death Spray Custom, flew in from the UK. Meanwhile Mexican artist Memuco dropped his job as visual graphics editor at one of China's largest newspapers to fly the other way around the globe. Joining them in LA were comic artist & illustrator Jim Mahfood AKA Food One (currently working on the new Tank Girl), the controversial Leba (known for his politically charged pieces) and the talented LA graffiti artist Kophyns One.

The iam8bit gallery was transformed in time for the opening event on Friday night, which saw a record turnout of LA tastemakers transfixed by the results of the week… and possibly the music, body painting and free drinks.

Special thanks to Amanda White & all the iam8bit crew.

Artists involved in the LA Jam in February 2012

DSC Death Spray Custom

A dose of dry wit and automotive urethane paint is the chosen medium for DSC (Death Spray Custom). Brought up in Wales...

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The artist Leba has been a street activist, from the West to East coast, since the beginning of last decade. Leba is...

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Food One

Jim Mahfood aka Food One is a freelance artist working professionally in the fields of illustration, advertising, comic books...

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Kophns One

Kophns One, aka Koffinz, a young street artist from Echo Park, is well-known within the LA street scene for his distinict and...

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Guillermo Munro "memuco", born in Monterey Park CA, has lived most of his life between Mexico and the US. His current artwork is...

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David Walker

Working in portraiture and using only spray paint David's ability to capture his subject in his trademark multi-layered style...

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SheOne's unique brand of Abstract Typogrophy is rooted deep in the new wave graffiti era of early eighties New York, however his...

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