Artist: Hoxxoh, Photo: by Edel Mohr

Brain Storm

About Brain Storm

Based out of: St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg artist Brain Storm, Chris Roberts, is the owner of Urban Ink Tattoo Company in addition to being a multimedia artist. Brain Storm has excelled as a tattoo artist over the past 12 years and has also shown his acrylic canvas work in galleries such as Gallery 909. As a designer, painter, cinematographer and tattoo artist, Chris uses his art to promote positive messages.
St. Petersburg multimedia artist Chris Roberts, known as Brain Storm, will create a mural focused on diversity and inclusion in STEAM professions. This mural is sponsored by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association (NOAA).

Brain Storm is an accomplished painter, designer, cinematographer, tattoo artist and owner of Urban Ink Tattoo Company.

For this community Bright Spot project, Brain Storm is partnering with the St. Pete Youth Farm, a group who create a space for young people to grow food and to grow as leaders, entrepreneurs and as individuals while giving back to the community.

NOAA Fisheries is honored to sponsor the Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) mural for the 2020 St. Petersburg Arts Alliance Shine Mural Festival and the PangeaSeed Foundation’s Sea Walls Program. We very much appreciate local artist Brain Storm whose incredible design exceeded our vision, and The Youth Farm students who will help paint the mural. We’re also excited to partner with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on the location for the mural; we could not think of a better place to help inspire kids.

NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional office is located in the heart of St. Petersburg’s Innovation District on Bayboro Harbor. The Innovation District is host to one of the largest life and marine science clusters in the southeast U.S. NOAA Fisheries is a federal agency responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources, providing vital services for the nation including sustainable and safe seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected species, and healthy ecosystems—all backed by sound science.

This mural is part of an agency and local St. Petersburg Innovation District initiative to increase diversity and inclusion within our workforces and inspire students to explore STEAM higher education programs and careers. NOAA Fisheries recognizes the importance and value of maintaining healthy, diverse ecosystems. And just like the ecosystems we manage, we recognize the importance of strengthening diversity and inclusion within our workforce and local community, as both are key to fostering new ideas, perspectives, and innovation.

The goal of this mural is to draw attention to the many academic programs and STEAM careers in marine science right here in St. Petersburg, Florida. We are all stewards of the environment, and this mural is an innovative form of outreach to inspire students to turn their love of the environment into a future career.

Address: 600 5th St S

Building: Johns Hopkins-All Children’s Hospital: Research and Education Building

Installation Date: 2020

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Artist Jones2023

Bryan Beyung2023

Bunnie Reiss2023

Chris Dyer2023

Dave Bonzai2023


Hannah Eddy2023


Loretta Lizzio2023

Max Sansing2023

Michael Vasquez2023

Rhys Meatyard2023

Sarah Sheppard2023

Greater Public Studio2023

The Happy Mural Project2023

Chenlin Cai2023

James Bullough2022


Ben Johnston2022


Marina Capdevila2022


Reginald O'Neal 2022

Van Der Luc2022

Jeff Williams2022

Dream Weaver2022

Sydney Prusso2022

Ashley Cantero2022

Egypt Hagan2022



Nneka Jones2022

Amy Ilic-Volpe2022

Jason Harvin2022

Vitale Bros2022

Chad Mize2022

The Happy Mural Project2022

Greg Mike2021

Mwanel Pierre-Louis2021

Jenipher Chandley2021

Case Maclaim2021

Jared Wright2021

Bakpak Durden2021

Nicole Salgar2021

Ricky Watts2021


Woes Martin2021

Jason Harvin2021

Miss Crit2021

Michael Fatutoa2021

Emily Ding2021

Reid Jenkins2021

Aurailieus Artist2021


Leo Gomez2021

Ya La'Ford2021


Chad Mize 2021

Brain Storm2020

Brian Butler2020

Lili Yuan2020

Happy Mural Project2020


Tatiana Suarez2020

Elle LeBlanc2020

Mason Schwacke2020

Alex Yanes2020

Kenny Coil and Marc Berenguer2020

Nneka Jones and Bianca Burrows2020


Cecilia Lueza2019

George Rose2019

Morning Breath2019

Vitale Brothers2019

Cory Robinson-CLEAN Campaign2019


Taylor White2019


Princess Smith2019

Brian McAlister, Gibbs High Mural Club and Boys & Girls Club Members2019

JR-Inside Out2019

Paola Delfin2019

Jimmy Breen and Anthony Freese2019

Drew Merritt2019

Low Bros2019

Jay Hoff2019

Taj Tenfold2019

Leo Gomez2019


Blaine Fontana and Plastic Birdie2019

David Charlton2019

Todd Frain and Creative Clay2019

Haider Ali2018

Ya La Ford2018

Gibbs Rounsavall2018

Angela Faustina2018

Bekky Beukes2018

LOOK The Weird2018


Melanie Posner2018


J and S Signs2018

Sarah Page2018

Nomad Clan2018


Cecilia Lueza2018

Matt Kress2018

Michael Vahl2018

Noirs One2018


Justin Wagher2018


Matthew Hoffman2018


Joram Roukes2017

Jose Mertz2017

Stephen Palladino2017

Yok and Shero2017

Herbert Scott Davis2017


Lauren YS2017

Mikael B2017

ZuluPainter and Thirst2017

Axel Void and L.E.O.2017

Suarez Art2017


Daniel "R5" Barojas2017

Sam Yong2017

Ali Vasquez and Todd Frain2016

Angela Delaplane2016


Arlin Graff2016

Pep Rally Inc.-The CLEAN Campaign2016

Daniel Mrgan2016

Pixel Pancho2016

Michael Reeder2016

Alex Pardee2016

Cecilia Lueza2016





Dasic Fernandez2016


Mark Gmehling2016

Ya La Ford2016

Ink Werkz Crew2016

Andrew Spear2015

Chad Mize, James Oleson and Pinellas County Center for the Arts2015

Erik Jones2015



Michael Vasquez2015

Shark Toof2015

Morning Breath2015

Ricky Watts2015


Carrie Jadus2015


Greg Mike2015

Tes One and Palehorse2015


Ya La Ford2015

Carrie Jadus2015

Vitale Brothers2015

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