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Mark Paul Deren

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Name  Mark Deren

Role  Artist
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Mark Paul Deren (born June 23, 1980), more commonly known as MADSTEEZ, is an artist and designer based in California.


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His visual style has attracted clients such as Nike, Inc., Target Corporation, Red Bull, Boost Mobile, Honda, Boosted, Volkswagen, MCA Records, Interscope Records, Stüssy, Evisu, Ben Sherman, Capita Snowboards, Armada Skis, Rusty, Salomon, Lemonade Magazine, Wallin Surfboards, ActivEmpire, ActionSports Group, So Sweet Records, 411VM, Palace 5ive, and Bl!SSS Magazine.

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As an artist, he has held solo exhibitions in New York City, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. He has had group showings in London, Germany, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, Calgary and Art Basel, Miami.

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In 2005, Deren was featured in the New York Times.

Mark Paul Deren Paintings by MADSTEEZ

In 2006, under his moniker "MADSTEEZ", Deren made an exclusive content deal with cellular company Boost Mobile, "offering its youth wireless customers an opportunity to own a piece of limited edition artwork on their Boost Mobile phone for a fraction of the gallery price."

Mark Paul Deren Inside the mind and murals of artist MadSteez

In 2007 he completed a creative collaboration with the actor/artist Dennis Hopper.

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In July 2009, Deren partnered with Nike, Inc. and released a signature series shoe named the "STINKWEEN".


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Madsteez has received recognition in the following publications and websites: The New York Times, Flaunt, Dazed and Confused, Nylon, Black Book, Vapors, Paper, Mass Appeal, Death and Taxes, Time Out, Stuff, URB, Vice, Apparel News, AlternativePress, Happy, SG, Get On, XLR8R, Lemonade, OC Weekly, 411, Riviera,,,,, and


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