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Justin BUA


Justin BUA is a critically acclaimed artist recognized worldwide for his distinctive, lyrical style. BUA’s illustrious career has spanned several creative disciplines; however, the artist is perhaps best known for his renderings of often-overlooked characters that define the urban landscape. His iconic image, “The DJ”, for instance, has become one of the most celebrated and reproduced prints of all time. BUA continues to be a leading innovator in both the fine art and commercial worlds and exhibits throughout the United States and internationally. As an artist “for the people, by the people, of the people,” BUA’s fan base is fittingly diverse and ranges from former presidents, actors, musicians, professional athletes, dancers, to street kids and art connoisseurs.

Lizy Dastin


Lizy Dastin is an art history professor at Santa Monica College and UCLAx with a specialty in contemporary public art and urban practice. She has previously taught at Mercy College, the School of Visual Arts, the American Jewish University and Chapman University and facilitated public art related programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the International Center of Photography. Lizy gives Art History lectures around the world and has spoken in places ranging from Dubai, Hong Kong and Hawaii and at institutions including Princeton University and Christie’s Auction House.

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