Jef Campion

Screwtape Pays Tribute to Street Artist ‘Army of One’ on the Bowery

Posted March 7, 2014 at 10:02 am

Street artist, activist, and firefighter Jef Campion (aka Army of One) committed suicide in January in his Yonkers home, as previously reported. He was 52. There hasn’t been much in the way of tributes on the street the last couple months, though. At least not on the Lower East Side. That changed last weekend. Street decorator […]

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‘Army of One’ Anti-War Artist and Firefighter Jef Campion Dies at 52

Posted January 21, 2014 at 6:03 am

Somber news to report in the street art world. Jef Campion, known in graf circles as Army of One/jc2, died on Friday. He was 52. The city firefighter, children’s charity advocate, and anti-war artist reportedly hanged himself in his Yonkers home on Friday, dying at St. Joesph’s Medical Center a short time later. Campion served as […]

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Artist Army of One Spearheads Lock Tribute on Mott Street Fence

Posted September 19, 2013 at 10:09 am

For the last six months or so, firefighter-turned-street-artist Jef Campion has slowly created a new project on Mott Street.

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7 Questions with Street Artist “Army of One” [Interview]

Posted July 18, 2012 at 10:31 am

Amble past any random Lower East Side corner, and it’s likely been graced at one time or another by the work of Jef Campion.

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