Lady Pink, born Sandra Fabara (1964), is an Ecuadorian-American graffiti and mural artist. She has focused her career on using graffiti and murals as acts of rebellion and self-expression, and empowering women.
When did Lady Pink start creating street art?
1979 She made her first graffiti when she was only 15 years old. Starting from 1979, over the period of 6 years she painted subway trains.
Does Lady Pink still do graffiti?
In 1979 she started writing graffiti and soon was well known as the only female capable of competing with the boys in the graffiti subculture. Pink painted subway trains from the years 1979-1985. Today, Lady Pink continues to create new paintings on canvas that express her unique personal vision.
What artist did Lady Pink collaborate with?
Jenny Holzer In the past, she has collaborated with conceptual artist Jenny Holzer (American, b. 1950). Lady Pinks work is held in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.
What technique does Lady Pink use?
Her work deplores social problems such as gay-bashing, rape, overpopulation and the repression of women. While she paints indoors with a brush, when the weather is good she works with spray paints in her yard using a technique called pointillism. She has shown her work throughout the world.