Spanish artist Mercedes Lagunas uses her electrified mediterranean color palette to express the inspiration she feels from one of Stevie Ray Vaughn's most beloved rockin' blues love songs.
Toronto collage artist Peter Horvath pays tribute to Nina Simone and incorporates a haunting line from her civil rights protest song "Blackbird": "Your mama's name was lonely and your daddy's name was pain".
Finnish artist Matti Pietar creates intrigue and mystery using a cubist portrait of Stevie Ray Vaughn in his artwork inspired by the lyrics to SRV's soulful song about loss.
Portuguese artist Sofia Simoes uses legendary Jim Morrison lyrics from The Doors song Roadhouse Blues as inspiration for her sexy pop-rock collage artwork.
New York artist Susan Washington uses lyrics from Nina Simone's civil rights protest song "Backlash Blues" as the basis for her NYC street-art and fashion stylized collage.
French artist Lionel Dumas paints a scene representing his take on the metaphorical lyrics from Stevie Ray Vaughn's song "Tightrope" written about surviving the hardships of addiction.
British artist Niki Hare heightens the impact of the written word by adding layers of photographic image and starkly muted contrasting color to draw your attention to the power of Nina's Simones civil protest song lyrics.
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne's bold and cocky rooster painting is inspired by the sexualized lyrics from a Willie Dixon song that topped the UK charts when the Rolling Stones covered it in 1965.
"I like the way you talk" is the growling flirty phrase from John Lee Hooker's classic blues song "Boom Boom" that inspired Toronto artist Peter Horvath to make his JLH tribute artwork.
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne creates a sassy representation of the humorous message in Dorothy LaBostrie's legendary blues song.
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne uses the tragic love song made famous by Etta James as the inspiration for her mournful portrayal of a woman who would rather go blind than see her love walk away.
Spanish artist Mercedes Lagunas' vibrant color palette explodes with musical energy in her vibrant portrait of the legendary Muddy Waters, infused with random lyrics from his iconic song "Hoochie Coochie Man".
Portuguese graffiti/mural artist MR KAS uses the iconic image of pugilist and civil rights activist Mohammad Ali to contextualize the call to action lyric from Sam Cooke's song "A Change Is Gonna Come"
British artist Niki Hare uses a brooding color palette to ignite her weighty and imposing stenciled words to show the power of a timeless and timely civil rights call to action statement from Sam Cooke's song "A Change Is Gonna Come"
French artist Lionel Dumas portrays a richly textured narrative inspired by the witty line from a song by Sam McGee that quips: "I met a little gypsy in a fortune telling place,
She read my mind, then she slapped my face, woo".
This classic blues song, penned by singer/songwriter Slim Harpo in 1957, has been covered by many of the Blues greats (including The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd). French artist Lionel Dumas creates his own textured take on the song's sinful main character.
LA artist Alejandro Gehry explores female homoerotic imagery in his tribute to John Lee Hooker's classic song about sex "Boom Boom".
Portuguese artist Sofia Simoes draws parallel's between the sexy and the sinister in her pop-rock collage tribute to Jim Morrison's Roadhouse Blues lyrics.
LA artist EK2 pays tribute to the LA band X and their punk-blues song Burning House Of Love.
LA artist GK2 pays tribute to the blues influence in This Is America written by Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson and made famous by hip hop star Childish Gambino.
"If I don't love you, baby
Grits ain't grocery
Eggs ain't poultry
And Mona Lisa was a man"
LA artist GK2 give a nod to this funky blues song written by Titus Turner but covered by many blues greats including Buddy Guy and Little Milton.
LA artist GK2 uses mirror and paint to express the reflective sentiment in Ledfoot's modern blues-infused ballad.