Kool Koor is a South Bronx, NY native.and he was a friend of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. “Koor” exhibited alongside both graffiti artists in the 1980’s
Byron G. Newton (American, early 20th C. illustrator). From a Stamford, CT. From Norwegian heritage, Byron was born in Chicago , Illinois 1893 and later moved to New York. After serving in World War I, he attended Syracuse University where he served as President of the Illustrator’s Club. He worked for many years as a commercial artist and illustrator. He died in Winter Garden, Florida in 1973.