ABOVE (born circa 1981) has been creating public art since 1995. Above is an international contemporary street artist who keeps his identity concealed and is widely known for his multi-layer/full color social and political stencils, spinning wooden "arrow mobile" installations, and large mural "word play" paintings. Above started traditional graffiti of tagging freight trains in California in 1995.
ABOVE moved to Paris at the age of 19 where he started painting his trademark arrow (pointing above) all around the city. Since then Above has been consistently traveling around the world doing many large self-financed "tours" with each tour exploring a new medium or style of artworks. Above has been successful in putting his street artworks in over 60 cities in 45 different countries around the globe.