Indie 184



March 21, 2014
Jean is researcher and author for Widewalls.

Artist Indie184 was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico by way of the Dominican Republic, was raised up all over NYC. She has been active in the graffiti culture for over a decade. Determined to express herself to the world through art, she quit Business College to teach herself how to sew, paint and produce graphic design. Influenced by all things colorful, happy and sexy.

Indie is known for her classic New York simple yet playful feminine graffiti style infused with exuberant bold colors bursting with hearts, stars and bubbles. You can find her graffiti pieces in the streets from the South Bronx to Oslo. Indie’s graffiti was featured the record-breaking Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV video game.

Indie has curated several group art exhibitions featuring several of the legendary contemporary street artists, such as Shepard Fairey, Kaws, Fafi, Swoon, Os Gemeos and Cope 2.

Indie has participated in art exhibitions and auctions worldwide.  Indie’s paintings are raptures of color and textures fused with of her graffiti, imagery, and designs juxtaposed with messages.  Her current endeavors also include designing the latest collection for her streetwear brand Kweenz Destroy. Catch her creating her latest work in the streets or painting in her studio.

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2013PhenomenonUgly Gallery, New Bedford, MASolo
2013FantsayTT-Underground Gallery, New York, NYSolo
2013Wild at heartGalerie MathGoth, Paris, FranceSolo
2013Urban Art BiennialVölklingen Ironworks, Saarbrücken, GermanyGroup
2013Street ArtDoyle New York Auction, New York, NYGroup
2013No Limits, Knowledge is PowerHostos Community College, Bronx, NYGroup
2013TAG SALE: Street Art and GraffitiArtnet Auction, New York, NYGroup
2013Blackbook MastersDirtypilot Online Gallery, Cochituate, MAGroup
2012Go HardMunky King Gallery, Los Angeles, CASolo
2012Urban ContemporaryDreweatts Auction, London, UKGroup
201250 SHADES OF ART1004 Gallery, Miami (Wynwood), FLGroup
2012NEW YORK KINGZPure Evil Gallery, London, United Kingdom !Group
2012WHO’Z GOT GAME?Sacred Gallery, New York, NY!Group
2012LEAVE THE BEEF AT THE BBQGuerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA!Group
2012MY LITTLE PONY PROJECTToyArt Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2012FIFTY FIFTYGalerie MathGoth, Paris, FRGroup
2012UNDER THE INFLUENCEPhilips De Pury & Company, New York, NYGroup
2012RATHER UNIQUEWoodward Gallery, New YorkGroup
2011SUBWAY MAPSGalerie MathGoth, Paris, FRGroup
2011PONGTOPIA!World Financial Center, New York, NYGroup
2011TRAINS OF THOUGHT: DUECEDirtypilot Online Gallery, Cochituate, MAGroup
2011EL MUSEO’S BIENAL: THE (S) FILESEl Museo Del Barrio, New York, NYGroup
2011URBAN CONTEMPORARYDreweatts, London, UKGroup
2010BURNING HEARTSGalerie MathGoth, Paris, FranceGroup
2010SWEET THINGSCrewest Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2010N’AP BOULE: A BENEFIT FOR THE PEOPLE OF HAITIAnonymous Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2010GRAFFITI GALOREIvana Helsinki Art Factory (Pop Up), New York, NYGroup
2010ENCOUNTERS, AE GAlleryLong Island City, NYGroup
2010FEVERARY34 Cliff Street Loft, New York, NYGroup
2010PAPER DOLLS24SF Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2010THE OVEN’S HOTDa Bakery Gallery NYC, Bronx, NYGroup
2010SPAIN LOVES NYRoom Mate Grace (Pop Up) Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2010FRESH OUT THE BOXSantos House Party, New York, NYGroup
2010ANATTITUDE: THE EXHIBITIONGallery Station Mousonturm, Frankfurt, GermanyGroup
2009THE GENERATIONSThe Showroom Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2009QUEENZ ARRIVEMcCaig Welles Gallery, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2009VENTE GRAFFITI STREET ART A LA CIGALEMillon Cornette De Saint Cyr, Paris, FranceGroup
2009NEW YORK EXPRESS TO BRISBANEThe Fort Arts Hub, Brisbane, AustraliaGroup
2009ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLDMcCaig Welles Gallery, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2009HATS OFFAxxcis Gallery, Shibuya, JapanGroup
2009GIMME ART: URBAN CULTUREIrondale Center, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2009THE SHARPIE SHOWCrewest Gallery, Los Angeles, CA!Group
2008THE STYLE GODArtdrenaline Gallery, Den Haag, HollandGroup
2008COME CORRECTThe Showroom Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2008MADE FROM LOVEThe Bronx Museum of Arts, Bronx, NY!Group
2008AGENTSBrooklyn Tattoo Gallery, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2008INKED SOULSArt Whino Gallery, National Harbor, MDGroup
2008WRITER’S STRIKELott Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2008!GRAFFITI MACHINECollision Gallery, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2007GRAFFITI LIVESChannel1 Gallery, New HavenGroup
2007NO COMPLYThe Federation Atrium Square, Sydney, AustraliaGroup
2007T&A: THE TRUTH OF ART AND ACTIVISMIntermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2006GRAFFITI ART OVERDOSEMcCaig-Welles Gallery, Brooklyn, NYGroup
2006HIT THE DECKSubliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2001STREET DREAMSA.I.R. Gallery, New York, NYGroup