Although there are other projects that need attention, I wanted to move this entry up just a little before everyone else’s.
The DaYUUM crew is a diverse group of individuals with a centric bond that revolves around the automotive scene. When we set to start DaYUUM, we wanted to bring our readers – people, things, and places that inspires our ideas, thoughts, and passion – Art being one of them.
During the week we got tipped from the NASA Crew of an event that was being held at Lucky Strike in Orange, California. It’s called, Pins•N•Pieces by Faded.
We pushed this entry up because this event is also a fundraiser and charity event for Rob Strawder. We don’t know Rob Strawder personally, but a simple URL directed us to his page. Rob was unfortunately caught in a house fire that severely burned his body and is currently in critical condition. He has about 2 to 3 months left in the hospital and a long recovery ahead. Pins•N•Pieces is a fundraiser to help with his recovery.
We wanted to cover this event to show our support and pay our contribution to humanity. Everyone needs a little help from time to time, so a little support goes a long way, and DaYUUM was happy to be there. Plus any show backed by the NASA Crew has our support. Why? You see, NASA Crew was and still is the sickest crew in our town. They shined during the 80’s and 90’s, and since then, they are still throwing up pieces with world-wide recognition.
At the event, there were several art pieces surrounding the private section of Lucky Strike.
NASA had a large 16’x5′ canvas piece in the lane area of the alley, along with several other pieces on small tables.
Other artists also had their work on display as well, like Just195 and TIny.
There were several techniques used such as watercolors, acrylic on canvas, wood, bowling pins – it was a diverse mixture of different mediums.
In the patio area there was live screen printing for shirts made-to-order. They were cranking those out all night long.
While waiting for my shirt I was approached by a gentlemen, Scott. At first I thought he was going to kick me out because I was being a loner and snapping photos all willy-nilly, but he introduced himself and handed me his card to send him photos. He turned out to be a cool dude. Scott is part of Faded , the company that organized and collaborated with NASA on this event. He explained to me how they organize many events around L.A. and their events are a way to give back to the community. At the same time, help artists display an art form that is typically frowned upon. We both happened to grow up in the same hometown and had a lot of commonality regarding graffiti art, so you know, there will be more of these exhibits we will be attending.
It was good times and I look forward to future events with Faded and NASA Crew.
PS – I need to get my hands on that dope Faded Beat n’Pieces T.