Graphic Designer + Character Creator
Pancho Abalos, a Hawaii-based streetwear designer and illustrator, skillfully crafts 2-D characters evoking the inner child and daredevil spirit.
Rooted in Old School techniques, he enjoys using fine-tipped ink pens and pencils, showcasing discipline in graffiti and acrylic manipulation. Transitioning between traditional and digital mediums, his work has graced the underground scene, contributing to brands like BAIT and Juice Store.
Expanding his focus, Pancho captivates a broader audience at Comic and Anime conventions across the United States.
His extensive resume includes murals, exhibitions, and posters, shaping the Art After Dark Scene with a creative force that left his mark in New York, Los Angeles, and Japan.
Drawing inspiration from 80s-90s Pop Culture, Pancho's passion reflects influences of idols like the late Stan Lee and his fascination with sneakers as a symbol of status.
Each character in Pancho's work vividly represents real people, from the adorable Red Panda symbolizing someone special to the mischievous Kidzilla embodying a playful, destructive child. His fanart reflects the influence of the movies and anime from his formative years, capturing the essence of nostalgic and cherished experiences that shaped his creative vision.
Pancho's art breathes life into modern street art, blending tradition and innovation. Engaging viewers, his work forms a whimsical connection to fictional characters, offering a fresh perspective on contemporary street art.