Chu Artist Biography
Graffiti artist Chu has been painting in the streets since the early 1980ﾒs. He is probably best known as the worldﾒs first 3D graffiti artist. Most recently he has been to Afghanistan running a workshop on graffiti in Kabul with an Afghan art collective called Roshd, or ﾓgrowthﾔ.Wayne 'Chu' Edwards was born in Blakenall Walsall in 1971. He went to college in Walsall to study Graphic Design but dropped out before finishing the course. He then spent several years working with Walsall Borough Council running aerosol workshops. This lead to him setting up one of the Countryﾒs flagship ﾑlegalﾒ graffiti locations, the Paddock and becoming ﾑPart-time Temporary Aerosol Art co-ordinatorﾒ. Chu then worked for a computer games developer on games such as Aladdin for the Gameboy. Since 1996 he has worked freelance which has included working as a print/design and events consultant for Banksy and collaborating with Jamie Hewlett on a massive 434m mural on a Virgin Pendolino Train promoting the opera Monkey Journey to the West.