About Our Logo

The PJCF logo was created and generously donated by world renowned artist  Shepard Fairey

 

Shepard Fairey was born in Charleston, S.C. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I. In 1989 he created the “Andre the Giant has a Posse” sticker that transformed into the OBEY GIANT art campaign, with imagery that has changed the way people see art and the urban landscape. His work has evolved into an acclaimed body of art, which includes the 2008 “Hope" portrait of Barack Obama, found at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

 

After 28 years his stickers, guerilla street art presence and more than 85 public murals are recognizable worldwide. His works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and many others. For more information, visit www.OBEYGIANT.com

Shepard Fairey came to JCHS on December 4, 2017 and painted this special mural which he donated in support of the Perry J. Cohen Wetlands Laboratory and the Jupiter Environmental Research Field Study Academy (JERFSA) program at Jupiter Community High School. Mr. Fairey has generously gifted his work of art to be utilized in all present and future fundraising efforts by the foundation and the JERFSA program. Students from JCHS Art, Graphic Design, Marketing and Agriculture classes are all involved in the fundraising efforts of the PJCWL Project.

In addition to his generous donation, Mr. Fairey lent his time to judging a contest within the graphic arts class at the high school. The artwork selected by Mr. Fairey was created by JCHS JERFSA, AICE Photo & Design student Peyton White and is being utilized on T-shirts that are being sold for $20.00 each to support the Wetlands Laboratory – see attached images. Shirts can be purchased via: