On the streets

Eric M. with STVDIUM video productions brought KFiSH and Toyota together. Kelcey hand painted a Toyota CHR for their brand collaboration with FYF Music Festival. The Controlled Chaos car sat in the middle of this vibey scene, as concert goers admired musicians and Kelcey's work.

FRESH FiSH

KFiSH painted a picnic table for a group of guys he’d known for a minute, who are infamous for their Venice beach BBQs. The owner of Sweetfin, Brett Nesdet, attended one of these soirees. Captivated by the artwork beneath his paper plate, Brett reached out to Kelcey to help brand the SweetFin Poke Sunset and La Jolla stores. Kelcey found himself painting at the Sunset location when the news came in that he’d secured the first artist in residence at The Olive DTLA.

 

Relik Longboard

Relik Longboard surf competition isn't your classic surf show; it's about facilitating the inspirational lifestyle and freedom that are synomyous with surfing. KF's partnered with Relik surfboards to create a #x# backdrop for the competition. At the event, KF hand painted a surfboard - WHY? charity? In a moment of curious happenstance, KF's high school classmate Taylor Jensen took home the top prize 2nd year in a row.

 

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Artist in Resedency

The Art's District in DTLA is undergoing a transformation. Warehouse studios with cheap rent are a thing of the past. Luxury apartment complexes populate every other corner of this gentrifying neighborhood. The Olive is no exception. But instead of isolating the community that gave this submarket its name, Amber Huntley-Ruiz (Director of Marketing for the Wolff company, the owner of the Olive) saw an opportunity for collaboration. She held a contest offering one lucky artist a 2-story loft apartment/studio with 6-months of free rent. The lucky winner would secure murals throughout the building - leaving their imprint inside and out. 185 artists applied and KF won. Securing an opportunity to bridge the gap between corporate and cutting edge, he used the platform to bring in other artists. Establish artists who'd given him a chance (Ralph Zinman) as well as his peers, striving to share their creativity and vision with public.