Category: Street art

14 Aug

Scenes From Vancouver Mural Festival 2017

Year two of Vancouver Mural Festival wrapped up this past weekend with the addition to the city of fifty plus new murals around town. Boris and I spent a bit of time on Saturday visiting the new mural alley that runs parallel to Main Street and is the location of most of the new work. […]

02 Aug

Public Art Murals on The Streets of Seattle

Over the last few years Seattle has been developing their local mural scene just like Vancouver has with our Mural Festival. I came across two new (to me) murals in Belltown and I really like the use of pattern, colour, layers, and the use of stencils. There’s also a brand new section thats been added […]

19 Apr

Collecting Art on the Streets of Toronto

It’s been three years since my previous visit to Toronto, and of course there are even more murals and pieces of street art tucked along side streets and laneways everywhere. Many pieces I saw previously in Kensington Market and along Queen Street West are still there, and there was plenty of new stuff as well. […]

16 Apr

Garage Door Murals in Toronto

Murals on garage doors is a thing in Toronto and I am a fan. These were all taken in back laneways where most garages downtown in the city are located. I would love to see this trend make its way to Vancouver. Kensington Market garage door murals: Harbord Village garage door murals: Each grouping from […]

16 Mar

Finding Rainbows on Granville Street

Boris and I were over on South Granville earlier this week in a rare moment between rain showers when the sun was out. I needed that break in the rain because the constant state of grey has been bringing me down (please do not read that as depressed). It was the perfect time to visit […]

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