Adding a bit of Aloha to the Walls 360 team. After starting a B.A. in Tourism and Hospitality at the University of Hawaii, Rey finished the degree and continued on to his M.S. in Management Information Systems at UNLV. A diverse background in resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, and all things service-oriented. Previously assisting Marketing Partnerships and Event Management at the UFC. COO of the Rebel Venture Fund, and investment team lead.
Designer + Entrepreneur. Reprogrammable urban space ideologist. Designer of reactive social spaces. Creator of Visualizing Emotions (365 days of emotions expressed visually). Co-Founder of Loxii Wall Graphics, created while still a student at UNLV, and one of the first fine art wall graphics companies in the world. Lead Designer Trekadoo Vacation Rental Software. BA in Landscape Architecture from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Recipient of the Design Excellence Award, the Merit Design Award, and numerous best in show awards.
Production Lead + Artist
Vulcan's murals have graced hundreds of walls + trains in his native New York over the years, and his artwork appears throughout books chronicling the history of spray can + urban art. Vulcan's murals have shown in museums, his art can be found on platinum album covers, and his abstract canvases hang in private + corporate collections globally. He first performed at Harlem's Apollo Theater when he was five, sang in funk + heavy metal bands, worked for years as a DJ in underground clubs, produced chart-topping electronic music, and is an accomplished kalimba player. He has written for VIBE, chronicled the underground motorcycle stunt scene in New York City, traveled the world painting live at hip-hop festivals, spoken at NYU + Yale on the history of urban art, competed in international video game competitions, and is currently working on his second screenplay. Vulcan's fine art adorns the walls of Zazzle (with Chor Boogie + Apex), Danger Labs, and Google headquarters in Silicon Valley. Vulcan also created one of the first 'Painted Rooms' at the acclaimed Hotel des Arts, and one of his murals covers the walls of Grey Advertising in San Francisco. Vulcan has painted live for Scion and Sun Microsystems, created a series of custom labels for the launch of Oronoco rum from DIAGEO, and has painted everything from walls and servers to 'Droids for Google. Vulcan's first public gallery exhibitions were with Patti Astor's FUN Gallery in New York, and his first West Coast solo show opened at the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco. Vulcan is currently working on several large-format mural projects in conjunction with the new First Friday Las Vegas team.
Production Manager + Videographer
Digital Content Creator. Matt has produced and directed hip-hop videos for emerging talent in the Bay Area and Las Vegas that have been viewed millions of times online, and he recently worked as a cinematographer with acclaimed indie filmmaker Kevin Epps on 'The Black Rock', a documentary exploring the African-American experience at Alcatraz. Matt's work has appeared on The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, MediaTakeOut.com, TMZ.com, Hollywood.tv, BET.com, and MTV.com.
Founder + COO
Tavia started college at 15 and received a BFA in Art History and a BA in Eastern European Studies from the University of Texas, Austin. As an undergraduate, Tavia set sales records selling dorm room art posters to UT's 40,000 students! Tavia received an MA in International Relations from the University of Denver and studied at the Prague School of Economics and the University of Zagreb, Croatia. NGO translator (Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian), & refugee community liaison. Tavia has been experimenting with fine art printing for nearly twenty years and created the world's first curated on-demand wall graphic storefronts. She designed and built WALLS 360's state-of-the-art on-demand wall graphics production and fulfillment infrastructure in Las Vegas.
Art + Technology Entrepreneur. Background: CEO and founder of START MOBILE (failed mobile content startup). Into the Pixel juror (curated international video game art exhibition). Creator and curator of multiple pioneering video game art exhibitions. Founder of START SOMA art gallery, San Francisco. Hotel des Arts curator and 'Painted Rooms' exhibition creator. PROPAGANDA creator and curator (international political poster exhibitions). First online art experiments in 1995 (PlanetArts.com + multiple first-generation web / art projects with Business Volunteers for the Arts, San Francisco). Technology Startups: Virtual i-0 (VR HMDs + 3D Content), Virtual Technologies (Haptic Interfaces), VictorMaxx Technologies (VR HMDs), Start, Inc. (Startup Recruiting), AtHoc (Online Marketing), Paraform (3D NURBS Modeling), Start Mobile (Mobile Content). Marquette University: BA, triple major, Phi Beta Kappa. St. John's College, Cambridge University: BA/MA, Honours, football, rugby, crew, Davies-Jackson Scholar, Mansergh Prize. Favorite video game of all time: Dragon's Lair.
Kenton studied at Georgetown University and at Lawrence University in Appleton WI. His digital path began with editing on the first AVID systems, and he has been a Mac loyalist since before the return of Jobs. Kenton is a freelance code warrior and global nomad living the laptop dream. PHP from the beach in Mexico, SQL from a Greek taverna, CSS by the fire in the West of Ireland. Clients from LA to St. Petersburg, cutting edge decor to yoga rockstars. Currently having a love affair with JQuery.