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MURAL PORTFOLIO
A collection of murals, graffiti productions, and public art from Rahmaan Statik Barnes. The art works on this web site were produced in many locations, South Bronx New York City, Chicago Illinois, San Diego

California, and Milwaukee.

1.
Title: The Heart of Rogers Park
Artist: Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 10ft x 160ft
Location: Glenwood and Morse street, Chicago, IL
Date: 2009
Content Explanation: This mural is representative of the diversity of Rogers Park. The mural features the word, "Welcome" in 20 different languages. The mural shows some of the important and well known places in the neighborhood.
2.
Title: Junction Grove
Artist: Lead artist/ Rahmaan Statik
assisting artist: Max Sansing and Lavie Raven
Medium: Spray Paint/Acrylic
Size: 15ft x 140ft
Location: 63rd and Parnell Chicago IL
Date: 2009
Content Explanation: The mural represents the change in the racial makeup of the Englewood community over the last century. The Pullman Porters are also shown in this mural due to their importance in the migration of Black workers to the Southside of Chicago.
3.
Title: Instinctive Movements
Artist: Rahmaan Statik
Medium: Spray paint/acrylic
Size: 15ft x 320ft
Location: Chicago, IL
Date: 2008
Content Explanation: This mural was  developed
to represent the Kenwood community and the function of the underpass.
The project was made possible by alderman Toni Preckwinkle and the Chicago
Public Art Group. The mural shows the progression of the community, as well as the
changing seasons along with historical residents of the Kenwood community.
4.
Title: Knowledge is Power
Size: 18ft x 78ft
Location: Cermak and Lawndale Chicago IL
Medium: Acrylic
Artist: Lead artist/ Rahmaan Statik and Maria Gaspar
assisting artist:
Date: 2007
Content Explanation: The mural was painted with Lawndale and Little Village students. The images on the mural represent children from the community as well as students from the school. Words inspire higher education. The mural advocates for Black and Latino unity.
5.
Title: Kut Zone
Artist: Rahmaan Statik    
Medium: Spray paint
Size: 18ft x 60ft
Date: 2007
Content Explanation:  This was a commission for a barbershop. The  images depict
what happens in the barbershop.
6.
Title: The World is Yours
Size: 15ft x 70ft
Location: South Bronx N.Y
Medium: Spray Paint
Artist: Rahmaan Statik 
Date: 2007
Content Explanation: This was a commission for P.S. 55 Elementary school in New York. This mural is on a playground and was meant to be a positive artistic visual for the children that saw it everyday.
7.
Title: The Beacon of Light
Artist: Rahmaan Statik
assisting artist: Max Sansing
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 32ft x 90ft
Location: Central Park and Ogden. Chicago, IL
Date: 2006
Content Explanation: This mural celebrates intergenerational unity for the residents of the Lawndale community. The mural shows the residents of Lawndale in a positive light. The children in the mural are the children who helped to paint it.
8.
Title: The Movement Toward A Brighter Future
Artist: Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 12ft x 300ft
Location: Central and Lake, Chicago, IL
Date: 2007
Content Explanation: This mural was at a train stop. The train represents movement of members of the community towards a positive and brighter future.
9.
Title: Hersch H.S. Mural
Artist: Rahmaan Statik
assisting artist: Arthur Banks
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 4.5ft x 20ft
Location: 78th Ellis, Chicago, IL
Date: 2007
Content Explanation: This mural was a student collaborative project representing black explorers and black artists. Mae Jemison, Matthew Henson, Harold Washington, and Margaret Burroughs.
10.
Title: Washington Park
Artist: Rahmaan Statik and Maria Gaspar
Medium: Concrete engraving
Size: 5ft x 80ft
Location: 56th and King Drive Chicago IL
Medium: Concrete engraving
Artist: Lead artist/ Rahmaan Statik and Maria Gaspar
Date: 2007
Content Explanation: This piece is a 100 year timeline of the history of Washington Park. Each of the 8 pieces were engraved into the concrete on a piece of sidewalk in Washington Park.
11.
Title: Cobra Real American Terrorist
Artist: Statik, Dred 88, Excel, Drastic, Pres one, Alone
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 8ft x 60ft
Location: The Writer's Block, San Diego, CA
Date: 2006
Content Explanation: This was a practice graffiti production in San Diego experimenting with using Cobra fro G.I. Joe in a graffiti mural.
12.
Title: Concrete Jungle
Artist: Statik, Aeros, Dred 88, Acer, Alone
Medium: spray paint
Size: 16ft x 60ft
Location: Hammond, IN
Date: 2005
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti production for the graffiti jam, "Concrete Jungle." The theme was urban culture, bright colors, and Black exploitation movies.
13.
Title: R.K and C.T Graffiti Production
Artist: Statik, Like one, Dred 88, Alone, Flex
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 20 x120ft
Location: 87th and Ada
Date: 2005
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
14.
Untitled
Artist: Statik, Dred 88, Exaust, Asend
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 8ft x 60ft
Location: n/a
Date: 2004
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
15.
Untitled
Artist: Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 6x70ft
Location: n/a
Date: 2004
Content Explanation: This was a back drop for a panel discussion called, "Urban Dialectic." The 4 elements of hip hop in today's society are what were discussed on the panel.
16.
Title: The Mayfair
Artist: Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: spray paint
Size: 8ft x 220ft
Location: 79th and Ellis, Chicago, IL
Date: 2004
Content Explanation: The mural was commissioned by the dance school, The Mayfair Academy. They wanted words to describe what the school represents (Unity, Dance, Music, and the name Mayfair). The mural pays homage to Black art on the Southside of Chicago (a Black boy is shown playing a trumpet alongside the words).
17.
Title: Afro Beat
Artist:  Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 16ft x 70ft
Location: 79th Ellis, Chicago, IL
Date: 2002
Content Explanation: Afro Beat was the 2nd of 3 murals commissioned by Coca-Cola. The image of the woman represents Black music under the veil of the Coca-Cola brand.
18.
Title: Afro Beat #2
Artist:  Statik, Aeros, Dred 88, Acer, Gnee, Gape, Like one
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 20ft x 128ft
Location: 79th and Yates (this building no longer stands)
Date: 2003
Content Explanation: Afro Beat #2 was the 3rd of 3 murals commissioned by Coca-Cola. The image of the woman represents Black music under the veil of the Coca-Cola brand.

19.
Title: Skate Park Jam
Artist: Statik, Revise C.M.W, Like one
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 15x20ht
Location: n/a
Date: 2002
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
20.
Title: Live Evil
Artist: Statik, Aeros, Raven, Nike, awsom
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 16ft x 80ft
Location: n/a
Date: 2002
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
21.
Title: Return of the Super Pinps pt. 2
Artist:  Statik, Aeros, Acer, Dred 88, Like one, Gape, Flex, Gnee
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 18x86ft
Location: n/a
Date: 2002
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
22.
Untitled
Artist: Statik, Aeros, Gnee, Flex, Like one, Hear, Awsom
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 18ft x 80ft
Location: n/a
Date: 1999
Content Explanation: This was a graffiti mural study of color, form, and graffiti letters.
23.
Title: Science and Math
Artist:  Rahmaan Statik and Max Sansing
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 20ft x 180ft
Location: 76th Jeffery South Shore H.S., Chicago, IL
Date: 2000
Content Explanation: This mural was a commission meant to show Black people in the fields of math and science. The mural serves as an inspiration for people of color to get into the fields of math and science.
24.
Title: Four Seasons
Artist:  Rahmaan Statik and Lavie Raven
Medium: Spray Paint
Size: 8x120ft
Location: Polo, IL
Date: 2000
Content Explanation: This mural is a depiction of the transition of one season to another. It was in the town square. It represents the original native people of Polo, IL. Some of the wildlife that used to inhabit the area is in the mural as well.
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