Born in Los Angeles, Lopez was heavily influenced by hip hop culture and graffiti art. He attended University of Oregon where he studied under the guidance of master sculptor, Dora Natella and design theorist, Leon Johnson. Lopez absorbed attention to form associated with Natella’s sculptures, while refining his conceptual vocabulary through Johnson’s critique on visual continuity. In 2000, Lopez Received his B.A. in Fine Art. He is a painter who emerged from the graffiti subculture with a strong academic understanding of art. His work can be found within a myriad of corporate and private art collections both in the United States and abroad. He currently lives and works in the City of Los Angeles. Lopez enjoys doing tattoos with a street art and painterly feel. He has a keen eye for detail and his strong art background shows through in his unique style of realism.