Blek le Rat is a French urban artist born in 1951 and based near Paris, France. He Studied architecture and paintings at the "Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Paris".
He started to work as a graffiti artist in 1981 and is considered as the pioneer of the stencil graffiti movement. Hugely influential to the present generation of street artists, Blek's work bridges between underground street art and the mainstream art world. His work is represented in Great Briatain by Leonard Street Gallery, London.
Blek le Rat donated a design for Deckchair Dreams 2007.