Category: Street art

08 Jun

Make Art While Apart

These are a few of the awesome murals that were painted on boarded up shops along Commercial Drive, Gastown, Granville, and Robson Streets in April and early May. I’m so grateful to all the artists, the Vancouver Mural Festival, along with various neighbourhood business associations for this initiative. It brought life and positive energy to empty […]

09 Jul

Berlin Street Art and Murals

I am ridiculously behind on writing about my visit to Berlin. There is so much to write about that I need to break it down into different subjects so it doesn’t become an extremently long blog post. This one is of course about some of the street art I have seen around the streets of […]

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. […]

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