Don’t Fret With New Street Pieces & New Show In Chicago

Work from Don’t Fret has been popping over with frequency over the last couple of months in Chicago and now we know why! The hometown hero is prepping his first show in town in 2 years, entitled “Big Shoulders”, which opens Friday July 7th at Johalla Projects. Always a proud Chicagoan Don’t Fret says “…from

Chicago’s Don’t Fret & London’s Edwin Team Up For ‘The Distinct Sound of Laughter in the Distance’

What started as a “graffiti pen pal project” between Don’t Fret of Chicago USA and Edwin of London UK has morphed into a collaborative exhibition, social experiment, and show. Edwin, an artist and writer living and working in London, and Don’t Fret, a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Chicago, have over the past year

Artist Interview: Don’t Fret

The artist known as Don’t Fret describes himself as a “vaguely anonymous human from Chicago”. While his new works pop up constantly in his hometown (as well as New York) he’s also gotten up in Miami, San Francisco, Berlin, Sao Paulo, Prague, and Munich. Don’t Fret’s paintings and paste ups show off his distinct characters

A Travelers’s Guide to Chicago’s Street Art & More

If you’re coming to Chicago to paint on walls, be warned. In 2014 the City of Chicago spent almost 5 million dollars on graffiti removal, and over a dozen crews were out on the streets painting over or washing spray paint off of walls. The fines for graffiti related vandalism doubled, first time offenses start