Unless noted otherwise, all works on this site are collaborations between artists Wild Life and Calder Greenwood, who have been making street art installations together since May 2012, mostly out of papier-mache, and mostly in downtown Los Angeles. Their goal is to get people to notice things they pass everyday but never see. The simplicity and fanciful nature of the pair’s work set it apart from typical street art.

This is a fan site. Contact Wild Life and Calder Greenwood through…




Wild Life in Downtown LA | Zac Geoffray & Eric Cook (Focus Forward Films)

LA Art Stream | Creative Current: Calder Greenwood & Wild Life
LA Art Stream


“‘Sunbather’ artists want a part of other parcels” (May 27, 2012)
“Street art: If a fake tree grows in L.A., does anyone notice?” (June 1, 2012)
“Surfing the L.A. River: Street art hits urban waterway” (June 6, 2012)
“Downtown street art: Deer find new grazing area” (June 20, 2012)
“Lighthearted street art delights (and confuses) downtown L.A. visitors” (June 24, 2012)
“Giraffe is latest renegade art installation in downtown L.A.” (August 10, 2012)
“Downtown L.A. art that’s less — and more — than it appears” (September 13, 2012)
“Mysterious street artist hoaxes Downtown L.A., signs removed” (September 18, 2012)
“For skid row residents and advocates, mural is a sign of survival” (August 23, 2014)

“L.A. Artist Installs Paper-Mache Sunbathers on Downtown Dirt Plot Abandoned Since 2007” (May 23, 2012)
“Mysterious Case of the Downtown L.A. Sunbathers Solved!” (May 24, 2012)
“More Blight-Art in Downtown L.A.: Paper-Mache Deer Spotted Grazing on Bunker Hill” (May 29 2012)
“Paper-Mache Surfer Rides Los Angeles River — Part of Ongoing Street-Art Project Downtown” (June 6, 2012)
“L.A. Street Artists Call Out Councilwoman Jan Perry, Central City East Association With Cardboard ‘Skid Row Estates'” (July 18 2012)
“Wild Life Street Art Points To Hipsters, Gentrification Via Downtown L.A. Street Signs” (February 15, 2013)
“Duck Art Wades Into Los Angeles River” (April 11, 2013)

“Paper-Mache Artist Adds to Downtown Street Art Portfolio” (May 31, 2012)
“Street Art Converts Los Angeles River into Surf City” (June 5, 2012)
“The Arts District Becomes Easter Island with New Paper Mache Art” (June 19, 2012)

“The Artists Behind the Civic Center Sunbathers and the Grazing Downtown Deer” (June 6, 2012)
“Downtown Street Artists Erect ‘Skid Row Estates'” (July 18, 2012)

“New ‘We Are Still Here’ Mural in Downtown LA” (September 3, 2013)

“The Paws That Refreshes” (December 9, 2014)

9 responses to “About

  1. Janet

    Did you by chance hang Boris Badenov and a bag of money from the wires going across Venice Boulevard, just west of Crenshaw? Last year, maybe late summer?

  2. Janet

    Thanks for answering. It was really quite fun. I haven’t seen any of your stuff live and in person but it looks great online! Hope to see more soon.

  3. Would you have any interest in consigning works to the annual Street Art sale at Julien’s Auctions? We are interested in representing LA artists in particular.

  4. Kari

    I’m wondering if you are, by chance, the artists responsible for the paper-mache Eagle Rock Eaglet on top of the abandoned development on Colorado Blvd locally known as “Pilarhenge”… The giant baby bird is much-loved by the community and it would be awesome to give credit where credit is due.

  5. Greg

    Do you do commissioned work? My assumption is no, but I figure it doesn’t hurt to ask.

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