TPA Front and Broad Mural Project

TPA Front and Broad Mural Project

Drone Photos by Rich Hundley Trenton Parking Authority commissioned Leon Rainbow to create a ground mural to beautify the sidewalk on Front and Broad St. The mural also ties in to the existing mural project Murals on Front. The Mural Depicts Iconic Trenton Scenes :...
Latido Del Corazon De La Ciudad Mural

Latido Del Corazon De La Ciudad Mural

coLAB Arts gives thanks this year for its incredible community collaborations in New Brunswick, and its long time public art partnerships. Our resident mural artists have created exciting new installations around the city reflective of our communities, and we are...
We Are Survivors

We Are Survivors

We Are Survivors Wall-Part 1 See Full POST We Are Survivors Wall – Part 2 SEE FULL POST We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3 SEE FULL PoST Press Leon Rainbow’s Latest Creation Unveiled at Sprout U School of the Arts Town topics...
Rider Diversity Murals

Rider Diversity Murals

ABOUT THE THREE MURALS This project was in partnership with Rider University’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion and Artworks Trenton. These walls are a product of a site-specific mural project including collaboration among three artists, three Rider students, and...
Lion Sculpture

Lion Sculpture

Lion Sculpture designed and painted by Leon Rainbow. In collaboration with coLAB Arts. Installed in Joyce Kilmer Park, New Brunswick, NJ October 2020.
(S)Heroes Among Us

(S)Heroes Among Us

(S)Heroes Among Us is on display at 3401 Filbert Street. The three new murals, painted by Priscilla Bell, Busta, and Leon Rainbow, celebrate a female leader in an Indigenous community. Leon Rainbow work reflected the quote “The abuse of women is well known in...
Tammany Mural

Tammany Mural

I am excited and grateful to finish the #Tamanend mural . I know sometimes it may seem that these projects are coming together so quickly and effortlessly. In reality art and murals are hard work. I have been working with Erica from #VURT and building owner Don since...
Rooftop Mural Robbinsville, NJ

Rooftop Mural Robbinsville, NJ

Created custom murals on the Rooftop Deck of At Southside Lofts at Town Center in Robbinsville, NJ. The murals The mural will is a conversation piece for residents and visitors alike. The eye-catching mural will adds interest and beauty to the new...
Murals On Front 2020

Murals On Front 2020

NJ.com – Vibrant mural project returns to N.J. city, despite other COVID-19 cancellations SlokeLightbulbs by MeresRitchie Cole by RasBenny P by LankDoom by MekImse and SaokaRoebus 1 by Sophie BanTrenton by PenrWilkie Forever by RasGet Lost In The Rhythm by R Fab...
Roberto Clemente Pool House

Roberto Clemente Pool House

When I moved to Trenton in 1997 the Old Trenton Neighborhood was comprised primarily of Latinos, most of which were Puerto Rican. Leon Rainbow would like to celebrate that heritage of the past but also give a nod to the future. Leon will lead a team of artists and...
Peace In The Streets

Peace In The Streets

Project M.O.V.E. (Making Our Visions Evident) Community Painting Project organized by Crystal Feliciano and the City Of Trenton. Centre and Landing Streets, Trenton, NJ Lead Artist: Leon Rainbow Assistant Artists: Wills Kinsley and Ryan Fabritz Drone Footage by Rich...
Rock The Boards Project

Rock The Boards Project

Wow, what an amazing week. I went to the protest last Sunday to see what was going on. It was very civil, and peaceful. I saw people i hadn’t seen in a while. It was both emotional and angry but the solidarity felt great! Rip George Floyd. Black Lives Matter!I...
Raritan River Ways Mural

Raritan River Ways Mural

“Raritan River Ways” was created by Leon Rainbow in New Brunswick, in Elmer B. Boyd Park overlooking the amphitheater entrance and Route 18. The mural was created as a commission from the City of New Brunswick in response to coLAB Arts’ oral...
CityLife Health Mural Project

CityLife Health Mural Project

Leon was contacted by Elizabeth at CityLife Health about creating a mural at their new North Trenton facility. It was a brand new health clinic on North Olden Ave. Once we sat down and talked we decided to make the mural version of their logo but with a Trenton twist....
MURALS ON FRONT 2019

MURALS ON FRONT 2019

For its fifth year, the Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series activated Mill Hill Park—an easily-accessible, underused park in the state capital’s historic downtown core—building upon the progress of the previous four years, spurring economic activity and...
American Steel Forever Art : Train Art in America

American Steel Forever Art : Train Art in America

curated by Leon Rainbow August 3 – August 31Opening Reception: August 3, 7-9pm Artworks Trenton, NJ American Steel Forever is a celebration of American train art and culture. This goes back to the early 1900’s with Hobo Monikers, The 1970s-90 with NYC subway graffiti...
Princeton University Museum Installation

Princeton University Museum Installation

A few months ago, I was contacted by the Princeton University Art Museum to create a special installation for their annual fundraiser. This years event was to be NYC in the 1980s themed. This was to coincide with the huge Basquiat Exhibit that they are having next...
Cure Insurance Arena

Cure Insurance Arena

When I was contacted by the people at the Cure Insurance Arena. I was so excited. After checking out the location we decided to do two 35ft x 12ft murals on the same stretch of walls near section 115. We talked about the vision and how the murals will incorporate the...
Christina Seix Academy Mural

Christina Seix Academy Mural

The “From Potential To Achievement” Mural was created at Christina Seix Academy in Ewing, NJ June 2018. When I first talked with Dr. Connor from Christina Seix Academy, I loved his vision and the school was such a positive and creative environment. He...
Atlantic City Boardwalk Adirondack Chair

Atlantic City Boardwalk Adirondack Chair

After seeing a call for art for the 48 Blocks AC Event, I thought it would be really cool to have a graffiti-inspired chair on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. I was accepted and I started to work out a concept. I wanted something that represented the traditional aspects...
Mel and Leon Exhibit

Mel and Leon Exhibit

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/arts/trenton-art-all-night-shooting-mel-leipzig-leon-rainbow-20180726.html...
City on my Back / Murals on Front

City on my Back / Murals on Front

I curated the Murals on Front project. I worked with the Trenton Downtown Association to bring murals to the Levitt Amp Trenton Music Series.  We had a different street artists paint live on Thursdays from 5pm to 8 pm each week during the festival from June...
Trenton Makes Mural

Trenton Makes Mural

Leon Rainbow paints mural with IYI(Isles Youth Institute) “Trenton Makes” mural was designed by world renowned artist Mr. Leon Rainbow and the students of Isles Youth Institute Evening under the guidance of Stacy Heading. In collaboration with the City of...
Jet.com Burlington Murals

Jet.com Burlington Murals

So I was contacted by Nina from Jet.com to create a series of murals at their Burlington, NJ fulfillment center. This center ships different types of food and produce, so the main focus of the stairway mural was fruits and veggies. I tried to give the feeling of them...
Pac Man Game Room

Pac Man Game Room

I was contacted by Latoya thru this website. I was excited to work on her game room in her Plainfield home.  Upon arriving we had a lively discussion with her husband and then we got to work. We originally planned to do one wall but we decided on doing two walls both...
I Like Windows Office and Van

I Like Windows Office and Van

We were recently contacted by a company based in Northeast Philadelphia “I Like Windows” to paint a logo in their office. After meeting with the client we found out that they were a window manufacturer and wanted the logo in their newly created office. The...
Revolution Staircase

Revolution Staircase

https://www.leonrainbow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/stairs-video_CLIPCHAMP_480p.webm When we painted the Patterns of Life Trailer for Shelley Elle. She asked us to paint the staircase to her living room in her house. After a brief discussion we decided to create a...
City of Dreams Mural

City of Dreams Mural

Taking Back Trenton from Cynthia Groya on Vimeo. SAGE Coalition is the heart and soul of the capitol city of Trenton, NJ’s arts community. With its recent mural production, “City of Dreams”, it further reiterate that sentiment. Sponsored by the ETC...
Paint Fridge Pink 2016

Paint Fridge Pink 2016

I knew Debbie Schaeffer from Mrs.G’s Appliances for a few years and we always talked about doing a collaborative event. So in 2011, she contacted me about painting a fridge at an Breast Cancer Awareness event in October.  We did a contest in the local schools...
River Roots Festival

River Roots Festival

The Danny DeGennaro Foundation and Music at Snipes Farm have partnered on The River Roots Music and Arts Festival on May 14th, 2016. When I talked with the guys from the The Danny DeGennaro Foundation about painting at The River Roots Music Festival I didn’t...
Suri Residence Murals

Suri Residence Murals

I was referred to the Suri Family by photographer Ricardo Barros. After talking to the family they liked my series of abstract cityscapes. This was fine by me because that is the series that I am focused on and I really enjoy painting like that. After surveying the...
Crunch Fitness mural in Toms River, NJ

Crunch Fitness mural in Toms River, NJ

I got a call from an old friend Charmaine. I painted walls in her gym about 6 years ago. She told me that she was managing a new gym and wanted a mural to liven up one of the walls. The company sent me a mock up of what they wanted and I replicated it on the wall....
Featured on NJTV

Featured on NJTV

Terracycle Gets Annual Graffiti Makeover at Jersey Fresh Jam By Maddie Orton NJTV Arts Correspondent At Terracycle headquarters in Trenton, there’s graffiti on everything. It’s not vandalism, it’s art. And once a year, artists from all over gather for Jersey Fresh Jam...
Miller Fortune Mural

Miller Fortune Mural

The Miller Fortune mural was designed and created by Leon Rainbow for Miller. The project was painted in 2 phases. Phase 1 was painted on February 24, 2014, and the Final Phase was painted on March 4, 2014...
Directv Celebrity Beach Bowl

Directv Celebrity Beach Bowl

Demer and Myself were contracted to create custom pieces for the 2014 Directv Celebrity Beach Bowl. We only had 2 weeks to put the project together.  We faced many challenges Including weather (20s-30s), production schedules and time to the event. We had help from the...
Featured in Design NJ

Featured in Design NJ

From the February/March 2014 Issue  Graffiti as Art Writer: John Zeaman  Historically considered vandalism, this form of self-expression can rise to the level of art Graffiti artist Leon Rainbow’s latest mural, at Clinton and Hudson streets in Trenton, is a cityscape...
Featured On CNN

Featured On CNN

Jersey Fresh Graffiti Jam Featured On CNN “Business Owner Encourages Graffiti” Click Here To See The Video You’ve seen graffiti on subway cars and roadways, but is it art? One New Jersey businessman thinks...
We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3

We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3

“We Are Survivors” Mural Unveiled at North Broad and Perry Streets Leon Rainbow’s latest COVID-19 inspired installation recognizes ALL essential workers TRENTON, NJ, November 16, 2020—Trenton graffiti artist Leon “Rain” Rainbow shared his inspiration for the third...