New York, b.1968

Cope2 (Fernando Carlo)

Cope2 was born Fernando Carlo in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, New York. He is well known for his "throw-up" and is also a practionier of "wildstyle" graffiti, a style which originated in the Bronx. He began his career in 1978, painting on subway cars and walls. After years of developing his signature style, Cope2 began making works on canvas and participated in his first group show in New York City in 1998. He has since enjoyed global success with solo shows in Paris, Berlin, and Venice and numerous international auctions. The work of Cope2 have been featured in various pop culture events including the launch of clothing lines/ product designs with ADIDAS& ECKO, having his tag's included in video and games like Grand Theft Auto IV and feature...

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Biography

Cope2 was born Fernando Carlo in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, New York. He is well known for his "throw-up" and is also a practionier of "wildstyle" graffiti, a style which originated in the Bronx. He began his career in 1978, painting on subway cars and walls. After years of developing his signature style, Cope2 began making works on canvas and participated in his first group show in New York City in 1998. He has since enjoyed global success with solo shows in Paris, Berlin, and Venice and numerous international auctions. The work of Cope2 have been featured in various pop culture events including the launch of clothing lines/ product designs with ADIDAS& ECKO, having his tag's included in video and games like Grand Theft Auto IV and feature films like Shrek the Third, as well as collaboration with esteemed artists Obey, RETNA, Scharf, Mr Brainwash & many others. Cope2 currently lives and works in New York, NY.

Artworks

Groove me,

Related Categories

20th Century Art / 21st Century Art / Acrylic Paint / Aerosol Paint / Canvas / Graffiti / Inspiration from Pop Culture / New York / Painting / Popular Culture / Street Art / United States

Curriculum Vitae

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    We Were Here: East Coast x West Coast, Chase Contemporary, New York, NY

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Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    We Were Here: East Coast x West Coast, Chase Contemporary, New York, NY