Mural Title: Change Gears
 2000 5th Street, NE | Metropolitan Branch Trail
Donated By: Fort Myer Construction Corporation
Artist(s): Asad “ULTRA” Walker, Jason Medina, Edwin Merino
Year: 2010

Asad Walker


Asad ULTRA Walker has been an innovator in Washington DC’s hip hop and graffiti art movements for over 25 years. He founded DC’s first and longest-running graffiti crew in 1983.

He has spoken about graffiti outreach to the DC City Council and painted at an exhibition of new figurative artists at the Smithsonian. Asad continues creating an impressive body of work and curating in galleries and public spaces, locally and nationally.

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Contributing Artist(s): Jason Medina & Edwin Merino