Manhattan based mural and studio artist Tony “Rubin” Sjöman (b.1975) has painted all over the world and his work has been shown in galleries throughout the US and Europe. Sjöman’s roots are in Finland and Sweden and he draws inspiration from his Scandinavian heritage for his complex abstract geometrical murals and studio works. Sjöman has become a staple of the art scene of New York City and beyond. His murals can be seen in a wide variety of spots in and around the city: on churches in Brooklyn, high-end boutiques in Soho, luxury high-rises throughout Manhattan and on the 69th floor of WTC 4. Sjöman’s studio works are based on canvases, prints and installations and he is no stranger to painting on metal and wood. Rubin's studio work has been on display at Scope New York, Scope Miami and in galleries throughout New York City, Miami and Los Angeles. Sjöman’s art has been featured in NBC News, New York Post, NY1 News, Vice Magazine, Time Out New York among other media outlets in the United States. His works have also been featured in all the leading news outlets in his native Sweden and Finland. Sjöman has collaborated with several major mainstream brands, such as Converse, Heineken, Shake Shack, Rag and Bone and GAP and his murals have been featured in prime time television shows, such as “Girls” on HBO. Sjöman has worked with several of leading US real estate developers, who have been looking to enhance the commercial appeal of new their developments through art. Sjöman painted the largest mural to date right next to the capitol in Washington DC for Related Company’s new luxury high rise development and he has produced a series of art works for the Eugene, a luxury high rise in Manhattan, developed by Brookfield Properties, one of the largest publically traded Real Estate Investment Trusts and property owners in the United States. Sjöman is also the subject of the art book "Rubin: New York / Scandinavia” - a much talked about and comprehensive coffee table book featuring the artist’s work. (Dokument Press, 2016). Rubin resides in Manhattan with his wife and toddler son and works from his art studio in Midtown Manhattan. 

Tony "Rubin" Sjöman
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