Banksy Underground Art

Renowned artist Banksy has targeted a London Underground tube train in his latest high profile piece of art. (Is it really street art if it’s on a train?) During the afternoon of 14th July 2020 he posted a video on his Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/banksy/ which began with footage showing the underground being deep cleaned back…

Kick Hass

Street art has been very thin on the ground in Cardiff during this lockdown period for obvious reasons but as things are eased and people are allowed out more than once a day now it seems colourful street art is starting to make a resurgence. On Cardiff’s City Road in Cathays this really colourful peacock…

Stay at Home

As the Coronavirus pandemic gets to grips with British life – it’s good to see that some people have managed to get out and provide an important message to the rest of us. Firstly someone in Cardiff has used the many billboards dotted around the city to provide a positive outlook. They have been posting…

Keep clean – stay safe

As the coronavirus grinds down normality and day to day life across the country – a few Cardiff-based artists have spruced up a wall in the capital with a very important message. Painting a very powerful plea for Cardiffians to ‘Keep clean and Stay safe’ in these distressing times. Organised by Oner Signs the street…

Reign of Kera

A regular visitor to the Capital City of Wales – Kera is a German graphic designer and street artist born and living in Berlin. You may recognise some of his geometric work already around the streets of Cardiff? Painting at both Empty Walls festivals in the city the artist has returned once again to complete…

Shepard Fairey Exhibition: 3 decades of dissent

Shepard Fairey is most known for his ‘Andre the Giant’ and President Obama ‘Hope’ artwork but his extensive range of fine art screen prints and other works have now spanned over 30 years. To mark three decades of his work he has curated a series of images chosen for their importance both aesthetically and conceptually…

High Vis Festival 2019

After launching in 2018 Birmingham’s High Vis Festival returned to the city with a host of artists and writers invited to paint at the event. Located in the streets around Digbeth’s Custard Factory it coincided with the city’s Comicon so a theme of Judge Dredd was a great idea for the event which happened on…

Cheltenham Paint Festival 2019

Around 130 artists are ready to descend on the Westcountry town of Cheltenham to paint in the latest street art festival organised by Andy ‘Dice’ Davies. The Cheltenham Paint Festival began in 2017 and has gone from strength to strength attracting a lot of high profile artists to paint around the town. The Honeybourne tunnels…

Burner on sea

Set on the Somerset coast over looking the murky Bristol Channel – Burnham on Sea hosted it’s second festival celebrating everything from music and dance to street art. Known as The BOSFest – the seaside town invited an exclusive set of artists to paint for the second time around the streets of the small Westcountry…

Breeding like rabbits

A visit to Bristol always unearths some really great street art and the latest visit wasn’t an exception. Popping up sporadically around the Westcountry city were these colourful rabbits that graced walls and doorways from near the city centre over to Bedminster and beyond. Very little is known about the artist ‘Follow My Rabbits’ but…

Upfest2019: Dale Grimshaw

Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival ‘Upfest’ was taking a year off in 2019 but the streets of Bristol still deserved attention from UK and International talent – so a much smaller, refined version of Upfest was created. The ‘Upfest Summer Edition 2019’ was where a handful of selected artists were still invited to…

My Dog Sights

Set high on a hill in the Bedminster part of Bristol is this pure gem of art which totally commands your attention as soon as you climb the steep hill and navigate around some of the hi-rise buildings – whilst also admiring the fantastic Bristol views all around. A collaboration between Portsmouth based My Dog…