Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, art was a creative outlet that manifested itself early on for Will “KASSO” Condry. He first noticed graffiti art at the age of 7 when graffiti artists from North Jersey and New York were creating murals for local businesses in Trenton. At age 11, he watched the legendary battle between LA graffiti writers HEX and SLICK on television and realized what he wanted to do: “That battle really opened my eyes to another world. I had never seen anything like that before. I remember it like it was yesterday. I immediately started drawing outlines and graffiti inspired characters and never stopped.”
Today KASSO is primarily known for his unique portraits and vivid aerosol based murals. He is a pioneering force in the Trenton art scene. Along with community arts non-profit organization, ALBUS CAVUS, KASSO continues to promote and produce graffiti inspired art throughout the city and tri-state area.
We were really excited to work with Will during the development of our Liquitex Professional Spray Paint and he kindly allowed us to interview him about his work and his experience with this new exciting innovation.