David Choe

This South Bay graffiti artist has run through cities with aerosol, acrylic, and watercolors and is celebrated for the use of intense colors and street imagery"”his work connecting street and gallery art.

He portrays deep emotion in his work, and it has been what draws in devoted fans. With time, the price of his work began rising and he was doing more and more gallery shows. During a trip to Tokyo in 2003 for an art project, David had a run-in with the law. It was here that he was charged with "committing violence" and spent three months in prison, where he discovered salvation through the Bible.


Dirty Hands: The Art & Crimes of David Choe has screened at the L.A. Film Festival, Louis Vuitton Hawaii Intl Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival (Grand Jury Prize winner!), and FilmFest Munich.

To find out more info about the film, David Choe, and when the film will hit a theater near you: dirtyhandsmovie.com

"Billions of years ago there was nothing then a big explosion happened and now youre beating off to the internet, eating junk, playing video games, buying dandruff shampoo, teeth whitening toothpaste and doing sit ups on a weird rubber thing you bought from an infomercial for $49.99. Who planned this?" - David Choe


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