Mohammed J. Abuhakmeh A.K.A Monstariam, a name given to him by his 8-year-old friend’s daughter, is a full-time Graphic Designer by day and a graffiti artist by night. He received his Associates degree in Multimedia from Bradley Academy, Pennsylvania. He is currently known as the top graffiti artist in Kuwait and one of the best in the region. Born in Kuwait and raised in Pennsylvania, he moved back to his birth country after 15 years where he has been working for over a decade on branding and street art. When he isn’t glued to his computer screen planning his next project he is out on the streets implementing creative artwork on walls all over Kuwait city and educating young kids on graffiti art.
He works with multiple mediums to create pieces that are both locally and regionally eye catching. He has been spray painting walls since the age of 13 and developed the skill to digitize and manufacture both prints and t-shirts that are sold internationally. He is well-know locally and in the Middle East region and his recognition is growing fast. He has been in over 30 solo shows showcasing his work from street art, prints and models. He currently resides in Kuwait City, with his dog Addy, in a 3-bedroom apartment part graffiti workshop where he owns and designs his own clothing line that can be seen on www (dot) monstariam (dot) com. He can be contacted at Mo (at) Monstariam (dot) com.