Bryce Chisholm (US)

Bryce Chisholm (US)

Bryce Chisholm creates attention-grabbing, multi-layered art pieces in bold colors. His unique expression is created through cutting drawn details out of coated sheets of paper and applying stencils with spray paint to a colorful acrylic and mixed media background – one layer at a time. The stencils add highlighted details, patterns and intrigue. Chisholm’s subjects range from children, women and animals to airplanes, helicopters and nostalgic propaganda. The colors are striking and he manages to fit wall art and graffiti into powerful small-scale formats.

Bryce C Love Revolution_spray paint and acrylic_16x20in_2015_Bryce Chisholm

Bryce C Huddled Masses_spray paint and acrylic_11x14in_2015_Bryce Chisholm

Bryce C Collaged Wrap_spray paint_acrylic and collage_11x14in_2014_Bryce Chisholm

Bryce C Capa Dreams_spray paint and acrylic_12x16in_2012_Bryce Chisholm

Bryce Chisholm (US) by GHA

American artist Bryce Chisholm creates attention-grabbing, multi-layered art pieces in bold colours. He was born in Reno, Nevada and says that growing up he would make sketches and doodles in his school books.The sketches would later become grafitti and after that it would be transferred to canvas. [After graduating from state college he went on to study at University of Nevada, this is where is interest in art evolved.

Chisholm says that there are several reasons to as why graffiti is appealing to him, one is because it can be found at our doorstep, it is on the streets we walk on everyday, thus we do not have to look for it. Another is because it has a historical touch. Graffiti, he says, is very much like billboards – through the media of street art the time and history of buildings is exposed.

Chisholm used to make graffiti in a style inspired by propaganda posters, still the facial expressions of the figures on his artwork’s are often stylized in that manner. The purpose of a street artist in Chisholm’s meaning is to comment and also to make fun of society. His unique expression is created through cutting drawn details out of coated sheets of paper and applying stencils with spray paint to a colorful acrylic and mixed media background – one layer at a time. The stencils add highlighted details, patterns and intrigue. Chisholm’s subjects range from children, women and animals to airplanes, helicopters and nostalgic propaganda. The colours are striking and he manages to fit wall art and graffiti into powerful small-scale formats.