About Caleb Neelon

Caleb Neelon is the co-author of forthcoming The History of American Graffiti (HarperCollins). His project 'Signs and Symbols' with 125 Boston youths is on view until September at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and his monograph, Caleb Neelon's Book of Awesome, is a 2009 release from Gingko Press. Caleb's Site

Go Make Cheap 'Zines and Send Them to People!

I love it when my artist buddies, or artists I’ve never met, send me their little ‘zines. They’re cheap, silly, easy, quick, and fun to send and receive. I especially love ‘zines made from a single piece of plain old …

The History of American Graffiti

It was back in 2006 that Roger Gastman and I began working formally on our forthcoming book, The History of American Graffiti, but of course we really began working on it as teenagers when we got our first peeks into …

Yes2 Show at Dirtypilot.com Opens

Graffiti blackbook drawings are an art and a craft all their own, and are emblematic of a moment in time when they, more than photos of finished pieces, were how styles were slowed down and spread from writer to writer. …

Tools of Criminal Mischief

My friend and frequent collaborator Roger Gastman just released a fun new book, Tools of Criminal Mischief. It’s a collection of graffiti ephemera: just the kind of oddball book you’d put together if you’d just spent the past four years …

The On the Run Artists Series, Reviewed

Before graffiti found its way onto the Internet, it made its way around the global community via fanzines and old-fashioned pen-pal photo swaps, and On the Run was one of the first. It was based in Germany but always had …