TristanEaton

After graduating from the School of Visual Arts in New York, Eaton built upon his experience designing toys at the age of 18 for Fisher Price and co-founded the legendary Kid Robot. There, he created two of its most iconic designs, the Dunny and Munny, solidifying himself as one of the founders of the designer toy movement carried forth by contemporary pop artists such as KAWS today.

Shortly after Kid Robot, Eaton founded Thunderdog Studios, where he created original art and design work for major clients like Nike, Barack Obama, Universal and luxury watch brand Hublot among many others. His highly sought after style and work ethic in the field continues to inspire confidence in his clients and admiration among his peers while he blurs the lines between commercial and fine art.

Eaton is perhaps best known for his large scale public murals, found throughout the world from New York to Paris to Shanghai, which he executes in freehand spray paint; a technical and personal nod to his own history and respect for graffiti culture, while honoring traditional painting and muralism with his thoughtful and dynamic subject matter and compositions.

All of these experiences become touchstones in Eaton's Fine Art practice where techniques new and old meet unusual and innovative ideas paired with an assortment of methods and materials both traditional and modern, all of which find a home and harmony in his work. Eaton’s paintings are highly sought after and commonly collected by such celebrities as Halle Berry, Ashton Kutcher and more.

Eaton’s work can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) permanent collection as well as the Cooper Hewitt Museum and Long Beach Museum of Art, which will host a retrospective of his art career Summer 2021.

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Montefiore Health System Teams Up with Tristan Eaton for Covid-19 Remembrance Day
March 25, 2021 . News
Tristan Eaton Illustrates Healthcare Heroes for Continued Montefiore Campaign
November 25, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Creates Marvel's Avengers Artwork for Ongoing Collaboration
October 31, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Paints Portraits of Young Activists for Gap's 'BE THE FUTURE' Campaign
August 19, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Creates Art for Iconic New Mural for Montefiore-Einstein, Honoring Nurses and Medical Staff
May 30, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Partners with SpaceX and NASA to Launch Art into Space
April 27, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Spray Paints 9-Foot Tall Model of Lombardi Trophy for Super Bowl LIV
January 30, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Creates Super Bowl LIV Ticket and Commemorative Program
January 29, 2020 . News
Tristan Eaton Paints "Monster Wall" at Universal Studios Backlot
November 9, 2019 . News
Tristan Eaton Drops His First-Ever Metal Dunny Figure, "New Money"
October 17, 2019 . News
Strange Future: An Exhibition of New Work by Tristan Eaton
October 3, 2019 . News
Tristan Eaton Speaks with Co-Founder of Cannabis Brand HEXO at Cannes Lions
June 20, 2019 . News
Tristan Eaton Debuts New Mural on Fifth Avenue
April 23, 2019 . News
Tristan Eaton Paints Mural at POW! WOW! Hawaii 2020
February 20, 2019 . News