James Rubio is a painter based out of Bushwick, Brooklyn. Rubio studied photography at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, but fell in love with painting and street art later in New York City. In 2006, Rubio joined the Antagonist Art Movement and began regularly exhibiting paintings at Niagara Bar. He graduated to participating in international group shows and painting murals with fellow Antagonist Chris Yerington. Their murals can be found in New York, Austin, Texas, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Quito, Ecuador. Rubio is currently painting solo, exploring notions of love and mortality through his Black Flowers Series.