Boris Johnsoned

As the country recovers and takes stock after the decision to leave the European Union – some artists have not stayed in and left to add some political artwork to the walls of Cardiff. Local artist Spk has pasted this amazing picture of Brexiter Boris Johnson in all his glory. The Tory twerp is depicted…

Back to Nature Paint Jam Pt1

The latest street art event to be held in Cardiff took place right next to the Millennium Stadium over the weekend. The two day event was called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ and was organised by local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas. It was held to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th and…

Blues Dragon

Nestled in the student suburb of Cathays and located on the side of The Cathays Conservative Club is another creation from local artist Spk. Set on Wyeverne Street Spk has created an undercover dragon in bright blue sporting a Colombo type raincoat complete with cheeky grin! He’s definately upto no good! Complete with the title…

Made in Roath 2015

Made in Roath is an annual arts festival that takes place each October showcasing various forms of art, music, performance, literature and food across the district of Roath. Art, and more importantly street art, plays a vital role here with local artists joining in the festival and providing street art and other works around the…

Fish ‘n drips

It seems customary in Cardiff now that tattoo parlours, restaurants and takeaways to feature some element of street art either inside or outside of their premises. Local artists Rmer and Spk seem to have the local Cardiff contract shared between them with a few previous pieces featured below. (click on any image to view more…

Game of two halves

Now the 2015 Rugby World Cup tournament has kicked off some finishing touches are still being been made to the artwork on display along the Millennium Walkway. Cardiff City Council in conjunction with the WRU have commissioned local artists to bring the Millennium Walkway back to life and feature Rugby World Cup related art along…

Taff trails

As the transformation of Central Square gathers pace with old buildings disappearing and resulting in new mammoth structures rising like a phoenix in it’s place. The new buildings have resulted in loads of hoardings segregating areas and here, construction giant Willmot Dixon, have allowed a host of local artists to paint on some of them…

Mt Wlls so to Spk

The Empty Walls Street Jam invited a host of local street artists to paint on some hoardings near the Millennium Stadium as part of the larger Empty Walls festival held in 2014. Nearly every inch of the rotting hoardings were painted on apart from one section that never got much attention at the official event…

Woking all over The ‘Diff

Many businesses in Cardiff are now commissioning street artists to promote their company with Mocka Lounge and Wiwo being two recent examples. (Click each image below to see more from each location.) Wok to Walk in St Mary Street is the next to get the street artist treatment with assistance from SPK aka Spike Clark…

Trackside in Cathays

Nestling behind Richmond Road and just off Fitzroy Street are the Trackside Studios in Cathays, Cardiff. Trackside are a graffiti and aerosol art studio and gallery featuring original aerosol art canvas and screen prints. A back lane runs between Richmond Road and the railway line (hence the name) and this drab back lane has been…

Can you tell me how to get to Womanby Street

Nestling just a few metres away from Cardiff Castle is one of Cardiff’s thinnest but most interesting streets – also it’s one of the most incorrectly pronounced street names in Cardiff – Womanby Street! Housing numerous pubs, offices, Clwb Ifor Bach and now The Cardiff Fashion Quarter. The north end of Womanby Street has always…

Cardiff Fashion Quarter on Womanby Street

Nestling just a few metres away from Cardiff Castle it’s one of Cardiff’s thinnest but most interesting streets – also it’s one of the most incorrectly pronounced street names in Cardiff – Womanby Street! Housing numerous pubs, offices, Clwb Ifor Bach and now The Cardiff Fashion Quarter. This north end of Womanby Street has always…