Neneki “Nick” McGee is a self-taught artist from Los Angeles who will be joining the S.O.TERIK team paint Perry’s Container at Lollapalooza. His passion for art and sheer talent resulted in sales of his drawings while he was still in Elementary school. As a teenager, Neneki began to airbrush portraits of iconic pop stars like Michael Jackson and hip hop legend Tupac Shakur, not knowing that his ability to render life-like images, on surfaces such as canvas, clothing, shoes, wall murals and even skateboards would garner him awards and an international fan base.
Neneki’s artwork has been featured on TV, movies, music videos and photo shoots. His airbrushed clothing designs for a wrestler have been featured on televised episodes of WWE’s SmackDown and WWE’s SuperStars.
Currently Neneki is in demand airbrushing at events. His photo backdrops, airbrushed tees, caps, body art, and temporary tattoos have made events unforgettable. He has done photo backdrops for Snoop Dogg and has also done photo backdrops, painted tees and caps for LL Cool J’s daughter’s Super Sweet 16 that was covered by the E! Network and Seventeen Magazine. He also has been touring the country hitting music festivals, colleges and charity events amazing people with his LIVE Painting show. Neneki is able to paint life-like portraits to music and finish them within 10 minutes. He will be a great asset to the overall master piece that will be created at Lollapalooza.