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About Tats Cru

TATS CRU is a group of New York City-based professional muralists whose work in aerosol has transformed graffiti into a commercially beneficial art form. Their innovative advertising and design services are the ideal choice for businesses wishing to reach contemporary urban consumers. TATS CRU’s custom aerosol services are available to businesses, corporations, and individual consumers in major metropolitan areas throughout the world—making them a leader in the implementation of creative marketing strategies. Their elaborate, colorful, and attention grabbing custom works of art stand out and are noticed by all.

HISTORY

In the mid ’80s three teenagers began their artistic careers by creating subway graffiti. What began as an adolescent hobby and recognition tactic has evolved into a powerful, expressively iconic style that has brought TATS CRU to the forefront of the advertising mural industry. For over two decades TATS CRU has spearheaded the battle to change peoples perception of graffiti as an art through their respected work. In addition to the recognition they recieve throughout the world as leaders in mural advertising and art, proof of TATS CRU’s success and the acceptance of graffiti as an artform can be found in their murals that adorn the walls of hospitals, museums, schools, businesses, and New York City institutions.

MEDIA RECOGNITION

TATS CRU’s work has been highlighted in a multitude of Nationally respected publications such as The New York Times, The New York Post, USA Today, New York Magazine, The Associated Press, The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, Latina, and Vibe Magazine, as well as many nationally and internationally published books.

TATS CRU has also been featured extensively in Film and Television including Sean Connery’s Finding Forester, Robert DeNiro’s City by the Sea, Spike Lee’s Clockers, “The View”, “ABC World News Tonight”, “CBS Sunday Morning”, “NBC Evening News”, “Good Day New York”, “BBC News”, CNN, and BET’s “Rap City”. They have also been featured on National Public Radio and in numerous documentaries.

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