St Smurfs Day

March the 1st, 2017 and who needs an excuse to paint in the Welsh capital on St David’s Day? Here local artists Unity and Past painted along the hoardings surrounding the new construction near Hailey Park and created these colourful beauties. On a vibrant Welsh red background Unity’s glorious 3d tag is top and tailed…

Lego love

Brighton based brick artist BLM paid Cardiff a visit to help celebrate the opening of a new Lego shop. Specialising in Lego based art BLM was commissioned by the Bricks at Home shop to make 30 pieces of Lego art and release them to the city’s streets. Firstly this wonderous Welsh dragon was placed outside…

Sporting the dragon

Take an ageing 1970s block in Cardiff’s Pontcanna Fields and how do you update it, tidy up the exterior and create something amazing at the same time? Well you get Cardiff artist Peaceful Progress involved and get him to totally transform the site! The building had previously been dogged by graffiti and tags over the…

Epic Bale!

To celebrate Wales qualifying for their first major football tournament since 1958 – BBC Wales had commissioned local artist Rmer to reproduce Cardiff-born player Gareth Bale as a feature for their football build-up TV programme. On the same day that Wales were playing Andorra at the Cardiff City Stadium – Rmer was busy painting off…

Empty Walls 2014: Russ

The Empty Walls Festival is a month long street art event aiming to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff – with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Spain and France and also closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff. Each piece of work was to incorporate some elements of Welsh…

Empty Walls 2014: Phlegm & David De La Mano collab

The Empty Walls Festival is a month long street art festival aiming to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Montevideo, Spain and France and closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff too. Welsh born illustrator and street artist Phlegm has taken part in…

Empty Walls 2014: Phlegm

Welsh born illustrator and street artist Phlegm has taken part in the second Empty Walls Festival held in Cardiff. The month long festival aims to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Montevideo, Spain and France and closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff…