Jonathan Cirlin aka Espy dpt/znc is a street artist turned fine artist. Espy has been painting since childhood with support from family to pursue his dreams. He studied graphic design at AIPH in Philadelphia, but his passion and talent lead him to become a street artist. He moved to Los Angeles in 2006. Presently Espy lives and works in Los Angeles’ Koreatown neighborhood. He is a community activist in his neighborhood, turning the streets into a outdoor gallery and creating quality of life for businesses and home owners in the area he resides. Espy does murals for the community daily as well as curating 200 legal walls in Koreatown, called “Los Angeles_ktownwallz_project”. His more recent work consists of urban contemporary, photo realistic animal portraits, geometric designs and graffiti elements in a blend of layered interactions with various art forms creating a journey through the years of his growth and creativity with every painting.
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