Jurne is a contemporary street who works with traditional lettering and also uses calligraphy. Jurne grew up in Portland, Maine.
The artist moved to San Francisco Bay in 2006. After relocating to the West Coast Jurne worked for a stem cell research company. The artist is a trained scientist.
In this clip a brief documentary on the artist:
Jurne has created programs to help adolescents become introduced to art.
The artist is now based out of Oakland, California. In this clip we view a mural about Oakland painted by Jurne:
Jurne has a great sense of design not only in his picture layouts, but also in his use of calligraphy. His works that uses letters to create larger objects are fantastic. Another artist working in similar style is the street artist Retna.