News — Contemporary Art

The Ever Evolving Life and Art of RISK

As one of the first Los Angelinos to paint freight trains and freeway overpasses, RISK has impacted the Los Angeles street art scene for over 30 years. His work focuses on stylized versions of his name in vibrant colors and bold lines. RISK’s career has lead him to many different types of artistic endeavors; various graffiti crews, graffiti tours, commissions, art shows, as well as product and clothing design.

Not only has RISK successfully made the transition from the streets to canvas, but he's also launched Third Rail, a clothing company for which he's won designer of...

Fall Highlights in the Culver City Arts District

Let’s start autumn off with a little taste of local contemporary art!

Freeway Editions is located in the Culver City Arts District and we are excited to be a part of such a thriving arts community! The city of Los Angeles is incredibly saturated with urban contemporary art and we are enthusiastic to not only be a part of the culture but also help the arts evolve! This month was a particularly great time to check out shows in the Culver City Arts District and most of the exhibitions are running through the month of...

JonOne's West Side Stories Sets #6 and #7 Now For Sale on Freeway Editions!

As promised here are the new hand-painted screen prints from JonOne!
Set 6 and Set 7 are part of a new series from urban contemporary artist. As aforementioned, JonOne has been incredibly busy this year. Producing large quantities of fresh new work while traveling the world and partnering with international brands. This new series of hand-painted screen prints were made in our studio in Los Angeles, in June 2014 while JonOne was in residence for his West Side Stories exhibition.
JonOne individually painted...

JonOne's Artwork Coming Soon on Freeway Editions!

JonOne started his career as a street artist in New York, drawing form his environment and hardships. With a painterly approach, always working with paintbrushes instead of spray paint, from the beginning, the young JonOne was bored of the conventional techniques and later shifted his focus to canvas and hand-painted screen prints. He says this of his early years "I have received no arts education. When I tagged trains in New York, I could not imagine that one day I would express myself on canvas…”
Jon eventually became bored of what America had to...

Angel Demon and Smiley Hand-Painted Prints by Speedy Graphito

Angel Demon” and “Smiley” are part of a new series from urban contemporary artist Speedy Graphito.

These new hand-painted screen prints were made in our studio in Los Angeles, in August 2014 in collaboration with the artist. 
Each piece of this limited edition set was individually painted by Speedy before and after 2 silkscreen colors were applied to the Coventry Rag Vellum 320g paper
This process allows the artist to handle each edition one by one, which makes every piece in a set...