Mark Jenkins is a contemporary street artist sculptor and installation artist. Jenkins portrays the figure using tape for his medium of choice. Mark Jenkins was born in Alexandria, Virginia in the year 1970.
Jenkins came up with his idea of using tape to make a cast by using the reverse side in 2003, whilst the artist was living in Brazil.
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In this awesome clip we view Mark Jenkins create a sculpture using packing tape:
The artist is based out of Washington. D.C.
Below a montage of hilarious street art using his tape characters:
Below a link to the website of the artist:
Jenkins has also created series of babies cast in tape. In this fantastic clip the artist gives a lesson how he creates one of his cast babies:
I enjoy artists who make me laugh and my favorite artist in this category is the photographer and installation artist Slinkachu. Someday I hope to see one of Slinkachu’s work in person. Mark Jenkins’ work is a close second. Both artists always bring a smile to my face.