In this round, UPENDO and Lillipore will team up to battle Paloma Montoya and RyantheFoe. They’ll use Procreate on iPad with Apple Pencil to draw freestyle murals in their signature styles. Be part of the action and draw along on your iPad, then cheer for your favorite team to head to the final battle on August 31. Hollis Wong-Wear, Brittney Collinson, and Morgan Parker will also perform.
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Global Art Collective
The fight club of the art scene, Secret Walls has been a fixture in the global art community for over 13 years. Artists of all styles and backgrounds have competed for the podium in over 2000 shows to date.
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Watts native UPENDO has collaborated with Nike, World Industries Skateboards, Stones Throw Records, and more. In 2005, he partnered with Ron Upperman to launch their apparel brand Leroy Jenkins.
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Lillipore is a contemporary artist from Colorado with a fondness for color and nostalgia. Her work is strongly influenced by dreams and the 1980s. She has produced work for Coach, Nike, Rihanna, and more.
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Paloma Montoya’s work explores topics of love and breaking social norms for women of color. She lives in South Gate, California.
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Artist and Designer
Originally from Maryland, Ryan moved to Los Angeles to attend graphic design school. He is a self-confessed giant nerd with a love of superheroes, science fiction, and lacrosse.
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