John Grider (American)
Lives and works in Minneapolis, MN
John Grider is a self-taught artist from Minneapolis, Minnesota, widely known for his awesome stencil-based art of various creatures. They dot the landscape of the Twin Cities and beyond in the form of amazing large-scale murals. His work has been shown in galleries worldwide. He has painted murals in Paris, London, Jerusalem, Brooklyn, Baltimore, Nashville, Reno, Dallas, Duluth as well as his hometown Minneapolis. His work is informed by street art. Wild animals introduced to the urban habitat carry their own mythology. Grider was the founding member of Broken Crow, a mural painting company based in Minneapolis.