Antonio Padilla, born and raised in Joliet, IL., is an artist of many talents spanning numerous mediums. He found his passion for fine art while attending Columbia College Chicago, where he excelled in figure drawing, painting, and mixed media. Over his 20 year career, Tony has been commissioned &/or assisted on multiple murals, had works published in Thrasher Magazine, participated in several renowned graffiti art events such as Scribble Jam and Meeting of Styles Chicago. In 2021 had his work featured in a solo exhibition at The Strange and Unusual Gallery, where he is currently a resident artist. Tony continues to work on murals, most recently finished assisting on a piece at The Rialto Theatre. This self proclaimed “aerosol paint enthusiast with mad skills in drawing, painting and illustrations” also participates at events as a featured artist doing live painting. While he is currently working on his 2024 solo art exhibition, Tony is always excited by opportunities to create custom work for businesses and collectors, as well as other collaborative works.