Born and raised in Miami, Francisco “Frankie” Gonzalez is inspired by the desire to create and the world around him. From drawing comic book scenes as a child, to capturing pop culture icons of today and legendary figures from the past, his work focuses on combining traditional painting techniques with modern urban art. To achieve his unique perspective, he incorporates various mediums from acrylics to spray paint. His primary influencers are Basquiat, Salvador Dali and Banksy (artist).