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
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
Over the course of November the 12th not one but 3 new works where placed in park street and Katherine street First up Rich Simmons So how do you top your previous work in Croydon? well you go bigger and have a glamorous assistant helping. When I spoke to Rich yesterday he quoted to me … Continue reading New Art Thursday showcase #1
Mr. Cenz (Julian Phethean) has been a Graffiti Writer since he was 10 years old, getting his first commission at the age of 11! Inspired by the graffiti writers bible "Subway Art" first published in 1984, it is this book (for many like Julian during the 80's) the introduction into graffiti art and the hip-hop culture associated with the scene in New York … Continue reading Mr Cenz
Dotmaster has been painting two murals on Davis House rooftop in Croydon which has been organised by Rise Gallery as part of the Croydon Mural Project. The first completed mural sits pride of place overlooking Croydon High Street. It's colourful, bright and can't be missed as you approach the High Street from South End. The juxtaposition of grey sky and … Continue reading Dotmaster
Hello everybody for my introduction post let's have a look at the work of these female artists that was completed in February over 25 works where created but sadly a lot of them fell victim to vandalism only a week later. This Week ST Georges Walk First up Amelia AKA Unity with dream Unity's piece … Continue reading Femme Fierce PT.1 ST Georges Walk
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?