John Wellington Ennis Latest Stories

PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes Kickstarter Campaign

obeygiant.com May 28, 2014
PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes Kickstarter Campaign

The following is a message from my friend John Wellington Ennis, Director of PAY 2 PLAY.  Please support his film if you can.  -Shepard We are so proud to... [Read more]

Chod & Teacher - Roving Church Finds a New Home on Melrose

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.co.uk September 23, 2013
Chod & Teacher - Roving Church Finds a New Home on Melrose

Earlier, MThe 'Church' got moved to Melrose and Gardner, where it has found its final home. Chod also sent over an explanation of the piece.  Chod says 'I... [Read more]

Trusto Billboard Takeover

Trusto Billboard Takeover

Trustocorp does an American Apparel billboard takeover in Hollywood. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for sending over the pic*** [Read more]

A Note to the LAPD

A Note to the LAPD

Street art happens in all types and forms.  Sometimes, it is as simple as a note of social justice aimed at a enforcer of the peace who is violating the code... [Read more]

Love Saves the Buff

Love Saves the Buff

This beautiful piece by Random Act has already got buffed.  But the piece of 'love' gets a second life forever online because M&F contributor John Wellington... [Read more]

The Artful Way to Say Things

The Artful Way to Say Things

One of art's finest attibutes is that it can help dress up an idea, any idea really, to make it more appealing. Here is a simple example showing the artful... [Read more]

Skullphone Cali Coast Style

Skullphone Cali Coast Style

Skullphone has been holding down California's coast for years, and years ago, the coast was the first time M&F ever saw Skullphone's street art in person.... [Read more]

John Wellington Ennis & Alec Monopoly

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie January 21, 2013
John Wellington Ennis & Alec Monopoly

Some action shots of John Wellington Ennis documenting Alec Monopoly's street art. John has long been following Alec Monopoly's work, and produced an... [Read more]

Bumblebee in Action

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie January  7, 2013
Bumblebee in Action

Bumblebee is one of M&F's favorite street artists in Los Angeles. Here are some action shots of Bumblebee, but the artist did ask that his face not be shown,... [Read more]

Not Earth, GOOGLE Earth

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie January  6, 2013
Not Earth, GOOGLE Earth

This street piece from Plastic Jesus juxtaposes how technology interacts with our everyday lives.  With this life size placement of the Google Earth Man, it... [Read more]

Morley - Wield the Wasted Time

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie January  6, 2013
Morley - Wield the Wasted Time

New birthday piece from Morley continuing his 'Wield the ' campaign. This one says, Wield the Wasted Time. ***Thanks for the photos wielded by John... [Read more]

Hollywood Hooligans

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December 31, 2012
Hollywood Hooligans

Stencil and spray paint saying 'Hooligans'.  In Hollywood. ***Thanks to M&F contributor John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

M&F Presents - Best of LA Street Art 2012

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December 29, 2012
M&F Presents - Best of LA Street Art 2012

2012 has been a wild ride on the streets of Los Angeles. Melrose and Fairfax is proud to present 20 of our favorite shots for the Best of Los Angeles Street... [Read more]

RS70 Gets Wood

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December 23, 2012
RS70 Gets Wood

RS70 has been getting up all over Los Angeles with non-traditional methods of getting up.  Here are some submitted pics of RS70 getting up from Melrose to... [Read more]

The United States of China

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December 18, 2012
The United States of China

Sticker saying 'United States of China'. Wow. ***Thanks to M&F contributor John Wellington Ennis for sending in the pic*** [Read more]

There's Only One Way to Rock (and Love!)

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December  6, 2012
There's Only One Way to Rock (and Love!)

Cool little One Love stencil spotted in Hollywood. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for sending in the pic*** [Read more]

Dead Skeleton Love

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December  5, 2012
Dead Skeleton Love

Some romantic Day of the Dead-esque skeletons in love. Found in Hollywood. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for sending in the pic*** [Read more]

Hollywood Tunnels

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie December  5, 2012
Hollywood Tunnels

An abandoned couch gets 'fucked' in a Hollywood Tunnel. Graffiti from Joe(?) JOP. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

I Own You

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie November 16, 2012
I Own You

New piece in Hollywood saying 'I Own You' with the spray paint interacting with a wheat paste of the guy writing it.  Not sure who the guy pictured is? Next... [Read more]

Glam Step By Step

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie November 16, 2012
Glam Step By Step

Stencil in Hollywood giving a step by step to 'Glam'. Eh, it takes more than make up application to be glam, but pretty impresive cutting out an entire... [Read more]

Pig Walking

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie November 15, 2012
Pig Walking

Becca gets pasted and walks a pet pig in Beverly Hills. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pics!*** [Read more]

Buffmonster Says Rock the Vote

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie November  3, 2012
Buffmonster Says Rock the Vote

Buffmonster encourages citizens to get out and rock the vote this election season. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis from Pay2Play for the submission*** [Read more]

iPhone Hysteria!

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie October  2, 2012
iPhone Hysteria!

Funny piece poking fun at the recent hysteria surrounding the iPhone 5 release.The girl pictured is from the Kent State Massacre in 1970.This piece is signed... [Read more]

Bad Jew

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie October  2, 2012
Bad Jew

A 'Bad Jew' sticker.  At first, we wondered if this was offensive, and it still might be to some, but John Wellington Ennis submitted the sticker and added... [Read more]

Mitt Romney - Original Bankster

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie October  1, 2012
Mitt Romney - Original Bankster

An Original Gangster is quite similar to an Original Bankster, and this well executed paster gives Mitt Romney the rap star treatment. Mitt Romney would... [Read more]

Action Shots - Retna Painting

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie September 13, 2012
Action Shots - Retna Painting

Retna is currently painting the exterior of the Michael Kohn Gallery on Beverly.Currently, as in right now.Even at night, Retna's painting draws a... [Read more]

Buffman Under Pressure

Buffman Under Pressure

Action shots of the buffman pressure washing some wheat pastes off of temporary boarding on Melrose. Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for sending in the... [Read more]

Chop Hawk

Chop Hawk

A character drawn on the curb, with a mohawk made out of a chunk of missing sidewalk.From THEFL.***Thnaks to John Wellington Ennis for the pics*** [Read more]

Mad Fresh Street Art Find

Mad Fresh Street Art Find

Madman put up a new poster that was so fresh even the splatters of paste were still wet. It must have gone up minutes before being found. And right in... [Read more]

Is Teacher Jumping Into the Phone Jacks Fray?

Is Teacher Jumping Into the Phone Jacks Fray?

New pasters saying 'Teacher' started showing up. Like the Free Humanity ones, these are mostly capping actual Phone Jacks pasters.Is this Teacher? Or... [Read more]

Banksy's Bulldog Restored

A short time ago, Banksy's Bulldog piece in Beverly Hills got hit up with some graffiti next to it (can be seen HERE).Concerned that the graffiti would lead... [Read more]

New Alec over Old Alec

New Bob Marley themed piece over an old Bob Dylan paster from Alec Monopoly on 3rd St.***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

Take What You Need

Cool piece of street art saying 'Take What You Need' with tabs that have nuggets of positivity written on them. Dig it~ ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis... [Read more]

Uprising in Still Life - An Art Show for the Film Pay2Play

Pay2Play is an amazing movie which blends street art with politics, and it needs your help raising funding to finish production and release the film.... [Read more]

The Monster of the 101

A hand painted monster was spotted haunting the 101 in Hollywood this week.Cool 3d piece placed next to the entrance ramp to the 101 in Hollyhood.   Dig the... [Read more]

Blue Dog (State of Mind)

A dog wearing a blue hoodie, blue LA Dogers hat and sneakers while puffing on a spliff.  Think this cool character is from LA_Blue L2B. Keep burnin and keep... [Read more]

Feed the Hungry

At the same time that L2B hit the Barracuda wall, they also hit the box in front of it, placing a paster that says Feed the Hungry.  It has an image of... [Read more]

Pepsi Ad Finally Hit

The Pepsi mural advertisement that is on the wall at Barracuda has been riding for a remarkably long time without being touched.  It used to be that every... [Read more]

Teacher Teaching

Teacher is one of the most sincere and genuine guys in the world, and he felt that with a name like 'Teacher', he should be connecting directing with... [Read more]

Zombie Proof

Zombie Proof van with a crazy sticker combo on the bumper.Must be the size 14's that make it Zombie Proof.***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

Street Art Sculpture?

Or just a car wrapped around a fire hydrant on Melrose. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the shot*** [Read more]

Three Nation Solution

Yikes. A separatist sticker found in Silverlake talking about a Three Nation Solution. Not that this should happen, but if it did the left coast would be... [Read more]

Advertising Is Brain Damage

Sticker in Hollywood saying advertising is brain damage. ***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pics*** [Read more]

I'd Rather Die Than Reveal the Secret of My Art

Sticker from Blk/Mrkt saying 'I'd Rather Die Than Reveal the Secret of My Art'.In Hollywood.***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

Desire Obtain Cherish - Is This Illegal?

Desire Obtain Cherish takes the battle concerning illegal billboards and street art straight at the billboard companies themselves.These billboard spots are... [Read more]

Chalk Befor Bullets

Army of One gets up on Beverly with a soldier boy and the words 'Give Peace a Chance' and 'Chalk for Bullets'.The piece is done on wood and screwed into the... [Read more]

Street Art Poster Saved!

The Notorious B.I.G. tribute piece from Burn One posted earlier, didn't last long. It got buffed earlier today, fortunately a street art fan was on the spot... [Read more]

Even the Fire Hydrants are Snotty in Beverly Hills

Humorous adaption of a fire hydrant into a 'snob'.Well placed, in Beverly Hills.***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]

Free Hollywood

Great shot and title from John Wellington Ennis of Free Humanity in Hollywood.Still loving these hand painted Lotus Flowers.Free Hollywood~ [Read more]

Ypu'll Be Fine

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.com February 25, 2012

Funny taped poster that says 'The World Isn't Going to End. You'll Be Fine'.***Thanks to John Wellington Ennis for the pic*** [Read more]