SHELLY "RUIN" JOHNSON
Lake County based contemporary urban street artist, Shelly Johnson has made a name for himself over the years with his talented abilities as a painter completing small scale and large scale murals to performing live audience paintings throughout Illinois at various events and establishments across the Chicago land area. Shelly's unique style is easily recognized due to his love and use of the culture of hip hop, and use of old school pop imagery with bold line work. Shelly is a self taught artist that mixes acrylics, painting marker, spray paint, recyclable material on various mediums resulting in creations of contemporary cultural artwork. Shelly's artistry is ever evolving with the culture, society and his passions.