Any Colour You Like Paint Jam

Over the course of the weekend (Feb 11th-12th) almost all of the Current street art was changed.  A paint jam that was organised by Rise Gallery and London_Calling_Blog (a excellent blog depicting not just Croydon but other street art from around London) about 32 works were created in freezing conditions (even snow!) some of which … Continue reading Any Colour You Like Paint Jam

Legal Graffiti Wall No. 2

Legal Graffiti Wall and Bernard Weatherill

Croydon's second Legal Graffiti Wall has proved popular with local writers and is updated on a regular basis. Many local experienced writers and taggers have made their mark and lesser skilled writers have used it to practice and hone their can skills. Without the fear of being fined, arrested or community interference it has evolved to be a mixed bag … Continue reading Legal Graffiti Wall No. 2

Ben Eine

Ben Eine has been busy painting in Croydon this week on the walls of Green Dragon House, on the South End of Surrey Street Market on the High Street. The old office building is currently being converted into flats and is covered in scaffolding, 10 stories high, perfect for Eines' huge circus font. The mural will kit off … Continue reading Ben Eine

New Dan Kitchener work

A new work has appeared yesterday courtesy of Dan Kitchener in preparation for the Pearl Izumi Tour Series return to Croydon which is a massive 136ft long a record wall space for Dan. This incredible work was completed in one day a task made not for the faint hearted. This is the latest in the … Continue reading New Dan Kitchener work

Giacomo Run

Giacomo Run - Surrey Street Market

What a nice surprise to find Giacomo Run painting on Surrey Street Market this evening finishing up his huge bookshelf mural. You will find it underneath the footbridge that connects the High Street and Grants Car Park it isn't the most hospitable of locations but reward for the urban explorer or passing inquisitive shopper. One … Continue reading Giacomo Run

AUTONE – Blue Orchid collaboration

Autone Tag Croydon

AUTONE was in Croydon last night adding to the Blue Orchid collaboration of Ves (Vesna Parchet) & Morgazmik (Morgan Davy) Minesweeper Collective mural. AUTONE is a Polish street artist who paints graphic lines & abstract shapes some of which are reminiscent of maps & cartography. His addition to the mural is seamless and the perfect accompaniment to … Continue reading AUTONE – Blue Orchid collaboration

New Art Update #2

You know the saying "you wait for one bus and three come along" well let's apply that saying to street art around croydon recently the last 2 weekends have seen updates galore First up Artista: Her Femme Fierce piece in park street was undisturbed for over a year until about a week ago when it … Continue reading New Art Update #2

2015 a year that Croydon fell in love with art

Let's have a look back over the year of street art around the arts quarter it certainly has been a very interesting ride so here is a quick timeline of events Feb 15th-Feme fierce works were created 30 works in total see my 2 part post here and here Feb 22nd & 23rd-feme fierce works … Continue reading 2015 a year that Croydon fell in love with art

Joefur

Joefur (Joseph Furlong) is an artist, illustrator, co-founder and co-director of the Minesweeper Collective. He also co-runs the Undercurrents Gallery in Deptford, South East London. Currently perfecting freehand line drawing and live art performance at Matthews Yard painting the entrance with a highly illustrative, surrealist (and industrialist) mural. Impressively freestyle without guides or preliminary sketching! Joefur admits to … Continue reading Joefur