Ruben Martinez - Monterey, CA
Rubén Martínez born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. Is an architect by trade and became a chalk artist in 2004. In 2013, Rubén obtained the highest category “Maestro Madonnaro” being the special guest at the competition in the International Street Art Festival of Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
In addition, to representing Mexico at the 2° International Street Painting Festival in Toulon, France; Ruben will also be a part of the Mexican street painting team that traveled to compete at Concorso Internazionale di Nocera Superiore, Italia for the annual street painting art festival, for the second time now. The Nocera festival draws international street painting art talent to Italy, the birthplace of Madonnari, also called street painting.
Rubén was invited to 40° Concourse of Grazie, Italy to participate in the most important festival of street painting award winning “Parco del Mincio”. Collaborates with Kurt Wenner at the Sarasota Chalk Festival and in turn participate individually for the fourth year.
At present, with the participation of more than 40 Street Festivals which have developed in México, Italy, France, Germany, Austria and the United States of America.