ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lucy Ford is a 25 year old Contemporary / Pop Artist from Hawaii living in Thousand Oaks, CA. With no formal training and a self proclaimed "ART SCHOOL REJECT" She's gained a massive following of over 60 thousand combined on three social media platforms. Lucy's career started when she was 15, selling a portrait of Jimi Hendrix for $500. Her first art show was Los Angeles' Pancakes and Booze 2012 yet she was underaged and could not attend her first show. Lucy's revelation that she could be the next big thing clicked when she worked at Andy Warhol's Revolver Gallery in Beverly Hills. By age 20 She had no notoriety, multiple rejections from art schools and still quit her job in Hollywood to become a full time artist.
She also has taken an interest in philanthropy using her platform and talent for organizations such as Artists for Trauma and Kaiser Permanente. Her affinity for putting artists in their first Gallery Shows has made her a hero to artist cliques from different major cities
Her live painting resume for events include iconic lineups with celebrity musicians such as Lil Peep, Lil Tracy, Lil Gnar, Smokepurpp, Lil Pump, Lil Skies, Ski Mask the Slump God, SAHBABII, Roy Woods, Wifi's Funeral, Dice Soho, Warhol.SS, Paris etc. As well as exhibitions among designers and visual artists such as Durag Dev for RAGSWORLDWIDE, Distortedd, Jake Osmun, Sergio Garcia, Aaron Akkai and Pas De Faux.
She's known to have an eclectic fanbase including major celebrities that appear at her shows, most famously Justin Bieber. And has paintings in the homes of Top 40 Rappers and Musicians such as Travie Mccoy, Drake & ASAP Rocky. Lucy Ford's art shows can be massive, even sold out crowds in Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, New York, Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, San Francisco and Miami. She's an icon to keep up with and a visionary to look out for in the future.
Stone Malone Gallery: Young Blood 2015
Art Basel hosted by Teen Vogue 2016
Future's "Purple Rain" Pop Up Shop 2016
Cash Money Records Pop Up Shop (New Orleans) 2017
Redroom hosted by Lucy Ford 2018
Legends Never Die hosted by Lucy Ford, Hanah Roberg and Chris Jacoub 2018
Editorial Credits include mentions in Noisy, Pitchfork, Vice, & Galore Magazine