BIOGRAPHY

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Driven by passion, creativity and the desire to tell a story, Atlanta-based painter Dwayne “Dubelyoo” Wright specializes in colorful depictions of urban life and culture. Over the past decade, his artistic range has expanded from painting canvases to commissioned murals.

Dubelyoo is also the curator and co-founder of Art, Beats + Lyrics, one of the largest traveling urban art exhibitions in the USA.  As a curator, some of his duties involve designing and art directing mural installations from artists around the nation. Outside of his duties as a creative professional, Dubelyoo makes appearances as a speaker and he also hosts workshops for youth art organizations and industry professionals.

Dubelyoo’s work has been featured in Vibe and XXL, and has been commissioned by the likes of Red Bull, Converse, Nike, Apple, Sprite and Jack Daniels.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE: DWAYNE “DUBELYOO” WRIGHT

BORN: 1976 Brooklyn, New York

EDUCATION
1999 BFA Communication Arts, East Carolina University

COMMISSIONS
2015 Atlanta Mission (Mural)2015 Forward Warrior (Mural)
2014 Atlanta Hawks (Mural)
2013 JWT (Interactive Design and Illustration)
2013 Guinness (Mural)
2011 Georgia Power (Mural)
2010 Copyright Criminals (Documentary)
2009 Rebel Scum (Documentary)
2008 RedBull Emcee Battle (Event)

PAST CLIENTS 
Coca-Cola, Nike, Converse, Heineken, Burton Snowboards, Pepsi,
Apple, TD Jakes, Complex Magazine, FUBU, Web MD, Jack Daniels,
Southeastern Horticultural Society, Converse and Universoul Circus

EXHIBITIONS
2016 – 2008 Art Beats + Lyrics Traveling Arts Exhibitions (Creative Director)
Atlanta, Washington D.C., Houston, Dallas, St Louis, Miami and Los Angeles
2015 – 2013 Art Whino. Washington, D.C.
2013 – 2012 Art For The Cure. Los Angeles, CA
2013 – 2012 La Carnita Uno. Toronto ON
2013 Herradura Art Of The Barrel. Atlanta, GA
2012 La Carnita Uno. Toronto ON
2011 Multiversal. Miami, FL
2010 Savannah Urban Arts Festival. Savannah, GA
2010 Manifesto Art Festival. Toronto ON

SELECTED TALKS / LECTURES
2016 General Assembly. Atlanta, GA
2015 General Assembly. Atlanta, GA
2015 Art Institute. Sandy Springs, GA
2014 Apache Cafe Artist Talk Series. Atlanta, GA
2012 Creative Call. Stockholm, Sweden
2012 A3C Hip Hop Festival. Atlanta, GA
2012 East Carolina University. Greenville, NC
2012 Pitt Community College. Greenville, NC

MEDIA APPEARANCES
2016 Morning Show. NBC (Houston)
2016 Morning Show. FOX (Houston)
2016 Great Day Saint Louis. KMOV CBS (St. Louis)
2016 Talk of Alabama. ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)
2014 Talk of Alabama. ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)
2012 Morning Show. WUSA 9 (Washington DC)
2011 Better Mornings Atlanta. CBS (Atlanta)
2011 Morning Show. FOX 8 (New Orleans)
2010 Good Day Atlanta. FOX 5 (Atlanta)
2010 News in the Morning. FOX 2 (St Louis)
2010 Morning Show. FOX 2 (St Louis)
2010 Good Day Atlanta. FOX 5 (Atlanta)

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