Shepard Fairey is a graphic designer who is most well know for his ‘Hope’ poster that he did for Obama during the 2008 presidental campaign.
He was born in 1970 and he is from South Carolina in America. His father was a doctor and his mother was a realtor. He became interested in art in 1984 when he designed art for t-shirts and skateboards. He graduated in 1988 in Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design.
This is another one of Fairey’s well-known designs and also one of his first. It was popular in the early 90’s in the skating community.
He also had his own clothing brand that is still operational even to this day.