Whenever I am not making art I am thinking of other art. It's fun for me. It just gets my head away from being totally in my own bubbleBrian Donnelly, better known by his pseudonym KAWS, was born on November 4, 1974, in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is an influential American artist and designer renowned for his distinctive blend of pop culture and street art. KAWS first gained recognition in the 1990s for his graffiti art, notably featuring his iconic characters with X-ed out eyes.