Johannesburg, South Africa

Mars is an urban contemporary artist from Johannesburg, South Africa. He created his alter ego at the age of 15 when he started getting involved in street culture, such as graffiti and art. Mars obtained a degree in multimedia Design and has painted hundreds of walls in and outside of South Africa. He has spent a large amount of time immersed in the urban landscape of Johannesburg creating public artworks and integrating into African society. Mars has had two solo exhibitions and numerous group shows. He is the founder and lead artist of Kudos Creative and their commercial work can be found representing big brands such as S.A.B, Absa Bank, Coca-Cola, Converse, Huawei, Mercedes, Nandos, Standard Bank and Sprite to name a few.