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Voxfire Gallery, /F 52 Gage Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

About Stern Rockwell

The street and studio artist Stern Rockwell was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Stern was inspired to pursue art after seeing graffiti on the trains of New York City, and his practice now includes this inspiration in his drawings and canvases.

Stern has become known for his numerous characterizations of people, places and things. He has devoted himself to representing people, expressions, emotions and lifestyles using a variety of different mediums. Often his work allows poetic bursts that reflect the artworks mood. Stern explains, “I want people to recognize themselves, friends, strangers, and objects that they see in everyday life, and allow them a chance to have an old or new experience.”

He uses various methods for his work, and continues to expand and experiment with different mediums.

Stern attended the High School of Art and Design in New York, studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and School of Visual Arts.

He currently resides in Hong Kong, which holds a very special place in his heart.

Commissioned work: J Plus Hotel, Superga, Pierre Hermes, and Harlan Goldstein, HK Walls, and Above Second.

關於 Stern Rockwell

Stern Rockwell,生於紐約布魯克林,多埋首於街頭及工作室創作。Stern的創作靈感多源自紐約市內鐵路隨處可見的塗鴉文化,並將其風格,引進至他的作品及畫布上。

Stern以多元的性格特徵見稱,作品主張以不同創作媒體展現人物、情感及生活方式,Stern喜以較詩意的風格去展現作品中的意象。並希望人們能透過他的作品,去察覺周邊的人與物,為他們帶來的新與舊的經驗、體驗。

Stern不斷嘗試以不同的方式創作,並於嘗試當中,不斷拓寬使用不同媒介的可能性。

Stern先後畢業於紐約High School of Art and Design及The Fashion Institute of Technology and School of Visual Art。

近年移居香港,一個對他來說別具意義的地方。

曾合作的品牌及公司有:J Plus Hotel, Superga, Pierre Hermes, and Harlan Goldstein, HK Walls, and Above Second.

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