No stranger to fantasy art, I have always considered myself to be amongst the faithful fans of both the fantasy and sci-fi genres. From Frank Frazetta's vintage classics to HBO's Game of Thrones, I have always been enamored with the wonder and the unknown of these fantastic realms. They have always sparked my imagination.
From Conan the Barbarian's Tree of Woe to the esoteric and mystical Tree of Life, I have always wondered: "What if" there was a Tree of Style? Obviously, my lifelong journey as a graffiti writer and artist has inspired this most recent study and mixed media work: The Tree of Style.
I imagine a tree that has 'grown' from pure graffiti style. The many branches organically twisting and springing forth from its trunk. The styles intertwining and melding together, letter forms and extensions embedded in its trunk. The Tree's roots are buried deep beneath the surface; ancient relics from a lost world perhaps forgotten ages ago. It's leaves sway and are illuminated styles ready to transform to the next level. The cycle infinitely continues; influencing generation after generation.
The Tree of Style is the sacred symbol of Style.
Limited edition prints will be available soon…
Thank you all for your support and patience! We are working diligently to make some last minute adjustments for my book. We anticipate this to be completed shortly. We want to bring to you the best possible product of the highest quality. We hope you all enjoy this image-filled book!
Recently, I painted a graffiti design for unbeaten welterweight boxer, Julian Rodriguez of Team Hammerhands, at Garden State School of Boxing in Hackensack, NJ.
..and a mural installation painted for Grandmaster Park of Master Park's Black Belt America at their Morganville, NJ location.
Peace and Light,
I feel like Odysseus from Greek Mythology. The ups, the downs, the soaring highs, the abysmal lows, the endless cycles of life that have moved me to journey and explore the world of art, expression and creativity. The release of my book Snowstorm: The Art and Life of Carmelo "Snow" Sigona - Volume 1 signifies to me a homecoming of sorts; not an end to the journey, but a mere pause to reflect and celebrate the past 37 years as an artist. I broke open the vault and released images from my archives for this special project. It was so difficult NOT to post some of these images over the past 7 or 8 years (with the advent of social media), but I held true and steadfast in saving these images for you all to enjoy in Volume 1. The list of people to thank is much too long to list here, but I would like to thank everyone who has ever been a true friend and a loyal supporter. You all know who you are, and I could not have made this journey without any of you.
- SNOW ONE