He made a name for himself by putting up thousands of hand-silkscreened posters across Los Angeles. Along with his paintings, he has created a range of merchandise, from prints and stickers to vinyl toys and plush. In 2012 he created a homage toGarbage Pail Kidscalled The Melty Misfits; a collection of vintage-style trading cards, complete with wax wrapper.
The color pink, a symbol of confidence, individuality and happiness, is present in everything he creates. He cites heavy metal music, ice cream and Japanese culture as major influences.His work has been shown in galleries worldwide, often accompanied by large installations. In 2010, theBristol City Museumacquired a painting of his for their permanent collection.His art has been published in a variety of magazines, websites, newspapers and books, including Juxtapoz, Paper, Nylon, Cool Hunting, Angeleno, theLos Angeles Times,LA WeeklyandThe New York Times.He was also featured inBanksy's movie:Exit Through the Gift Shop.
In 2012, Buff Monster moved from Los Angeles to live and work in New York City.