Deadboy is a Toronto graffiti artist, best known for his stencil graffiti critiquing Toronto mayor Rob Ford and brother Doug Ford, Jr., a city councilor. His real identity is unknown.
He was inspired to begin stenciling in 2010, when he saw Exit Through the Gift Shop, and was kettled during the 2010 G-20 Toronto summit protests. He has attended Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts and the Toronto Film School. He participated in a street art festival on September 24, 2011, at Toronto's Metro Hall. In February 2013, some of his work was featured at the Art Gallery of Ontario in one of their sold-out 1st Thursdays Exhibitions."Mayor Ford’s antics breathes new life into Deadboy’s graffiti art Web Site". The Star (Toronto). 15 September 2011. "Between the Lines: Deadboy Web Site". Findlay, Stephanie (15 September 2011). "Mayor Ford’s antics breathes new life into Deadboy’s graffiti art". Toronto Star. Retrieved 17 September 2011. "AGO 1st Thursdays Web Site".