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SEAWALLS ’15: SMITHE PAINTS MURAL IN COZUMEL, MEXICO

by Ariadna Zierold

Smithe leaves his mark by being part of this year’s line-up in Cozumel, Mexico for SeaWalls: Murals For Oceans. In his mural he displays the importance of preserving reefs and its fauna.

smithe, mural, cozumel, mexico, the citrus report, upper playground
His work varies from colorful and cheerful subjects to acid themes rendered through a rather gore tone. His self-taught training has led him to experiment with different techniques such as spray and acrylic paint, as well as digital media.

smithe, mural, cozumel, mexico, the citrus report, upper playground
The Mexican artist spent a few days working under the severe heat to create this epic mural showing a series of surreal deep-sea creatures.