City as Canvas: Live Session with Daze, Artist and Graffiti Writer
Meet Daze, a prolific artist regarded as one of the most acclaimed graffiti writers of his time.
In this video, Daze shares stories about painting New York City subway cars in the 1970s as a student at the High School of Art and Design and discusses his recent work in painting, sculpture, and public art. Viewers will also see original works from the Museum’s Martin Wong graffiti art collection.
Create! Jump to minutes 47–57 to participate in the artist-led drawing activity and design your own pieces. All you need is paper and a pencil!
Students are invited to submit photos of artwork created after a MCNY Kids Create virtual program to be considered for a student gallery of work on the Museum of the City of New York’s website. To send in a submission, please fill out the Student Artwork Permission Form and email a signed copy to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a digital image of the student’s artwork.
Recommended for ages 7 and older. All ages are welcome. Sessions are intergenerational and family members are encouraged to join and participate together.