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
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
Painted on Saturday on Katharine Street by Italian artist Illustre Feccia (Illustrious Scum) whose signature is Black & White surrealism and inspired by the Avant Garde, Romantics & Post Punk cultures (according to his bio found here). I love using black and white with a base colour underneath. The mural based on sketches and the theme Life … Continue reading Illustre Feccia
Suddenly the Arts Quarter has fresh hoarding as Croydon Council move on some rough sleepers - hopefully to better sheltered conditions - around St Georges Walk and inadvertently create a fresh surface for the Street Artist, time for another take-over..? If you do happen to find a rough sleeper in Croydon please contact Croydon Reach a … Continue reading Time for another take-over?
Reports of Katherine House entrances being used by rough sleepers have resulted in the covering up of two murals one by Morgazmik (Morgan Davy) and Eska Art lets hope someone uses this chance (with permission) to create some new exciting murals before the taggers do! New artwork on Katharine House appeared over the weekend along with … Continue reading Gone But Not Forgotten
A talented and prolific illustrator and artist from Croydon, Morgan Davy has done some exceptional murals around St. Georges Walk the "Arts Quarter". The mural below can - as of 06.11.2015 - be found at Croydon Fruit & Veg (next-door to East Croydon Station) and is a good example of his naturally intuitive instinct for form and … Continue reading Morgan Davy