American contemporary street artist CS Stanley is known for his visual commentary on today's political climate. Born and raised in Indiana, he exhibits in both local and international venues. The majority of work produced is aerosol and stencil, CS also incorporates a variety of mixed media to his art using brush, marker, and mouse in his creative process. appointed the title of Bill Levin's "personal Michelangelo" and Director of Art at The First Church of Cannabis in 2015, Stanley is known for his contribution to the interior design of the church, including murals, artwork, tees, stickers, and other miscellaneous branding and set design. In 2017, Stanley was voted Nuvo's Best Visual 3D Artist for his forced perspective artwork along with his hand-cast, hand painted, and custom printed collectibles. In 2019, Stanley was awarded Most influential Cannabis Artist at the Indiana Cannabis Awards.
“His work ranges from paintings to decorative guitars and hand grenades to a sculpture reading “Blow me” with Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE lettering as a component part, to the First Church of cannabis logo. He’s an artist who proves that Hoosier art can both be LOVEly and outrageous. “ - Nuvo
Stanley currently lives and works in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Most influential Cannabis Artist
Indiana Cannabis Awards 2019
Nuvo's Best Of Indy Award 2017
Best Visual 3D Artist
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