relationship CXX ~ Edison’s new fashioned individual QUICKSILVER Embrace

My 120th “relationship” collage was made for the exhibition Keep St. Pete Weird, at Davidson Fine Art in the Central Edge district of St. Petersburg, Florida.

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relationship CXX ~ Edison’s new fashioned individual QUICKSILVER Embrace

The main section was completed 8/31/16, arranging found trash on a paperback romance novel.
Captive Embrace
Captive Embrace by Sylvie F. Sommerfield.

I made it while sitting at the Starbucks on Belcher at SR60 in Clearwater, FL.

The “frame” was completed 9/6/16, by gluing pages from the book to the lid of a shoebox, highlighting random passages, and then spraying them with clearcoat. The cover is affixed to the inside of the frame using magnets.
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Keep St. Pete Weird
The exhibition: Keep St. Pete Weird, opened on 9/10/2016 at Davidson Fine Art in the Central Edge district of St. Petersburg, Florida.

RJFC sticker # 85 stuckup in ATL

rjfc sticker # 85

RJFC sticker # 85 was made on a small rectangular label, with trash from the streets, on 6/28/16 while sitting at Starbucks on Belcher Rd, at SR60 in Clearwater, FL.

rjfc sticker # 85 left in Atlanta
It was left 10/23/16 on a green dumpster in a small Labeauratoire Sticker Bomb, behind Little Five Points Pizza off Seminole Ave. NE, in Atlanta Georgia,

urban price tag $7.95 left in Lakeland

 urban price tag $7.95 was made with trash from the streets, on 6/24/16 while sitting at Kahwa Coffee at 204 2nd Ave S, in St. Petersburg, FL.


I left it on 7/18/16 on a metal bench between the Danforth & Pfeiffer Chapels on the Frank Lloyd Wright Campus at Florida Southern College in Lakeland.

RJFC sticker # 81 stuck in Orlando


RJFC sticker # 81 “Office use only” was also made on 5/11/16 with trash from the streets. It was made on a small rectangle label while sitting at Starbucks on SR 60 at Belcher Rd in Clearwater, Florida.


I stuck it up 7/18/16, on a lightpost electrical box in the parking lot of a Starbucks in Orlando, Florida on S. Orange Blossom Trail at W. Lancaster Rd.

RJFC sticker # 80


RJFC sticker # 80 “Looking For A Good Time” was made on 5/11/16 with trash from the streets on a CD label. I made it while sitting at Starbucks on SR 60 at Belcher in Clearwater, Florida.


On 12/12/16 I sent it as a submission for the 2nd edition of the zine Be A Pal (of Jude & Val Lobasso). I don’t think this zine was ever published, even though the first one was really great.

RJFC sticker # 79 collab w/ Chaos & Bliss


RJFC sticker # 79 was a collaboration with Chaos & Bliss on a USPS Priority Mail “bluetop” label 228 from 2000. It was made on 4/26/16 while sitting at the Carroll Street Cafe in Cabbagetown Atlanta.


It was stuck up the same day in a mini Labeauratoire Sticker Bomb along with GATS, NeverFart, Whups, Artissin, & c0rpse, on an electrical box along Carroll Street beside the Milltown Arms tavern. Also, already on the box were Hosea has a Posse, Maple, Skarz, & more.

That time when RJFC hit Denver in 2016

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Urban Price Tag no. 500
left 4/9/16 on a stop sign on Broadway at 25th Street across from Silverstate Lofts in Denver.

Back in April of 2016 I had the opportunity to make a quick trip to Denver, Colorado for the first time. We stayed on East Colfax Ave, near N.Downing St.  I sat several times at (what was then) the Sanora Cafe to work on my collages with trash found on the streets of Denver.

I also began my first Urban Price Tags here. Made and left four of them in Denver. I need to revisit this fun project soon. These little red price tags are “numbered” in a random fashion depending on what numbers I discover in my found objects. They could be a dollar or euro amount, a percentage, or just any kind of number.

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Urban Price Tag no. 500

Urban Price Tag no. 500 was made on 4/9/16 with trash from the streets of Denver. I made my first two while sitting at the Sanora Cafe on E. Colfax Ave.
It was left 4/9/16 on a stop sign on Broadway at 25th Street across from Silverstate Lofts (see top photo)

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Urban Price Tag no. 303

Urban Price Tag no. 303 was also made on 4/9/16 while sitting at the Sanora Cafe on E. Colfax Ave.

48320074447_760aef18c3_bIt was left 4/9/16 on a fence in the graffiti alley between Larimer Street & Walnut Street, between 29th & 28th St. (above)

Urban Price Tags no. 560 & no. 10 were also made on 4/9/16 while sitting at the Sanora Cafe on E. Colfax Ave.

Urban Price Tag no. 560 was left on a street sign in front of the Colonnade Lofts at 1210 E. Colfax Ave. on 4/11/16.

Urban Price Tag no. 10 was left on a stairway handrail post in the Denver Art Museum on on 4/10/16.

I made two stickers and one “relationship” piece while in Denver: stickers # 77 & #78, and Relationship CXIX. But I also left some stickers I’d previously made, and brought with me.

Sticker # 68 (above) was made back in Tampa Bay on a CD label on 12/14/15. I stuck it on a cool “Route 40” green bike rack in front of the Sanora Cafe on East Colfax at Marion St. on  4/11/16. (below)

RJFC sticker # 76 was made on a small rectangular sticker using trash from the streets. I made it while sitting at a Starbucks in Pinellas Park, Fl, in The Shoppes at Park Place on 1/23/16. It was left on a lightpost outside the old 14th St. staff entrance to the Denver Art Museum on Sunday, 4/10/16. (below)

RJFC sticker # 77 (above) was made with trash from the streets of Denver on a 2013 USPS Priority Mail Label 228, while sitting at the Sanora Cafe on East Colfax at Marion St. on 4/9/16.
I left it the same day in a Labeauratoire Sticker Bomb (below) on a trash dumpster in the graffiti alley between Larimer Street & Walnut Street, between 29th & 28th St. along with work by Mimi le Clown, dwkrsna, C0rpse, Neverfart, Sara Conti, GATS, Artissin, JPO, Obey, Kryptc, CistOnes, SoreInfest, Jacuzzi & more…

And finally, my larger collage, Relationship CXIX – (THE BLOODY BARBER HIT MY fantastic PONYTAIL COACH) was also made on 4/11/16 while sitting at the Sanora Cafe.

It was made on a vintage album cover using trash found on the streets of Denver (above).

Relationship CXIX was left on 4/11/16 on an electrical box at the corner of East Colfax Avenue and North Lafayette Street, near Ice Cream Riot.

So altogether I left nine collage street art pieces on this trip to Denver. I also discovered some fantastic artists while there. Hope to visit again sometime..

Relationship CXVIII – (MOLDOVA Double Stuff)

Relationship CXVIII – (MOLDOVA Double Stuff)

A DVD collaged with found trash and stenciled with deStijl lines in red & yellow. Started while sitting at Starbucks Park Place in Pinellas Park, Florida on 1/23/16 & completed (the spray paint at home) on 4/19/2016.

Sent (along with CXII) to
Brooklyn for exhibition:
“Works of Art” at Bushwick Spray Paint Shop on 4/30/16
1009 Broadway, Bell 203, Brooklyn, NY
Then left on the streets of Brooklyn after the show.