Rocco Satoshi

A native of Yokohama (San Diego’s sister city), Japanese artist Rocco Satoshi has been creating graffiti art in San Diego since the 1980’s.

Started exchanges with muralists in San Diego after he produced a wall painting at the Yokohama Exotic Showcase in 1989, collaborated with Chicano artist in San Diego in 1990 and 1991.

The projects include a shop on Goldfinch Street, a wall at Bethune Elementary School and a freeway overpass at Chicano Park, Albert Einstein Academies in South Park and the wall of the Old Carnation Factory in East Village (The Reincarnation Project).

Outdoor artist, based in Yokohama. Started exchanges with muralists in San Diego after he produced a wall painting at the Yokohama Exotic Showcase in 1989. Co-produced and taught children. collaborated with Chicano artist in San Diego in 1990 and 1991.


Photos by Wayne Buss.

 

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