Stern Rockwell is a Hong Kong-based street and studio artist from Brooklyn, New York. Stern was inspired to pursue art after seeing graffiti on the trains of New York City, and his practice now includes this inspiration in his drawings and canvases. Stern has become known for his numerous characterizations of people, places, and things. He has devoted himself to representing people, expressions, emotions and lifestyles using a variety of different mediums. Often his work allows poetic bursts that reflect the mood of the artwork. Stern explains, “I want people to recognize themselves, friends, strangers, and objects that they see in everyday life, and allow them a chance to have an old or new experience.” He uses various methods for his work, and continues to expand and experiment with different mediums.