Category Archive: London Based Street Artists

Meeting of Styles 2018 returns to the Nomadic Community Gardens

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Meeting of Styles, London’s biggest street art festival returned for 2018 and once again took over the Nomadic Community Gardens, the cool social space next just off to Brick Lane. The centrepiece of… Continue reading

An interview with Mr Cenz as he paints in the Shard

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We’ve gotten used to seeing the work of Mr Cenz on the streets of London. His work is bright and vibrant and his style is most certainly his own. Much to the extent… Continue reading

We meet Anna Jaxe the stencil artist with a passion for music

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“I think a lot of instruments are just artworks in their own right because they are just so amazing to look at” explains my latest interviewee Anna Jaxe. Sitting in the MAP cafe… Continue reading

Interview with Jerome Davenport the Australian street artist painting a giant Suffragette Mural in London

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We’ve been hanging out with Jerome Davenport a fair bit recently! Mainly on account of his recent painting of a mural on the side of the Lord Morpeth pub in Bow. A giant… Continue reading

Remi Rough the abstract artist painting murals around London

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We’ve been coming across a lot of work by Remi Rough recently. An abstract painter with a background in graffiti who has got a number of murals dotted around the city. Most recently his… Continue reading

Artist David Bray talks about his new series of Landscape Paintings

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We’ve always known David Bray as an illustrator! His delicate drawings are such that his style is instantly recognisable. Now though his work has taken a different direction, from portraiture to landscape and… Continue reading

Interview with Decolife as he prepares for his first solo exhibition in London

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We first met Andre Deco in 2013 when he first came to London. Originally from Sao Paulo in Brazil he had been wandering! Travelling Europe for two years he would follow his instinct… Continue reading

Frankie Strand the street artist adding some bright colour to the walls of London

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Walk around the canals and streets of East London and the chances are you’ll come across work from Frankie Strand. Her reptiles and flamingos in particular seem to be favourites, popping up in… Continue reading

Anna Laurini the fine artist whose abstract faces can be found all around the streets of London

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You can’t fail to notice Anna Laurini’s abstract faces. Peering out of doorways, on the sides of lampposts and on the hoardings of building sites her work is instantly recognisable. She doesn’t describe… Continue reading

Interview with Alexander Chappell as he talks about his debut show at the Stolen Space Gallery

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“I don’t think I actually deserve to be here” says my latest interviewee, Alexander Chappell, as he looks around the brick walls of London’s Stolen Space gallery. His work is hanging all around,… Continue reading

Mali Mowcka and the Mushroom put on a show in Hackney Wick

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It’s always good when artists collaborate and even better when those artists are good friends of ours here on the blog. Nestled on the lea navigation, the number 90 bar is the location… Continue reading

Interview with artist DD Regalo as he prepares to showcase at the Roys People Art Fair

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DD Regalo is a contemporary artist well used to abstract designs. He paints based on feeling, on the things around him, people, places and the emotions he feels. “There are no rules” he… Continue reading

Meet ‘Hello the Mushroom’ as she launches her first solo show in Monty’s Bar on Brick Lane

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We first got to know Sara from ‘Hello the Mushroom’ as a fellow blogging kindred spirit given that she has for sometime written the cool lifestyle blog Hello the Mushroom. Now the mushroom herself… Continue reading

ATM talks about his giant bird mural on Coppermill Lane in Walthamstow

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ATM has become well known for his giant classic paintings of birds. They’ve popped up all over London and indeed in spots around the rest of the country for the past few years… Continue reading

Carrie Reichardt’s West London house is covered from head to foot in mosaic by artists from around the World

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I’m sitting on the 3rd story of a scaffold hugging a house in the leafy suburbs of West London.  Around me mosaic artists from around the World are busy at work cutting and… Continue reading

Meet JDK the sculptor turned street artist making her mark in London

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We are surrounded by mothers and babies!  The Chesterfield coffee shop on the corner of the Grove and Roman roads has a playpen at the back, wifi and filter coffee. It seems the… Continue reading

Sr. X paints the giant Village Underground and portrays an old man with pizza in his beard

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The latest artist to paint the famed Village Underground wall in Shoreditch is London based Spanish painter Sr.X.  Familiar to regular readers of this blog, we last caught up with him last year… Continue reading

Andrea Tyrimos creates ‘Bipolar Picasso’ a new show to raise awareness of Mental Health

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It was sitting in a cafe in Holborn back in February 2016 that Andrea first told me of her passion for mental health and how she felt that it didn’t get the attention… Continue reading

Spotlight on Elno the Spanish street artist making her mark on London

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It’s a couple of years since we first met Elno, the Spanish artist who first appeared on the London scene during the 2014 Femme Fierce festival. There, with her pink hair blending into… Continue reading

Interview with Dan Kitchener as he brings his art to Brick Lane

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We first met Dan Kitchener in 2012. He was one of the first artists we came across at the very start of this blog when he was painting a giant wall on the… Continue reading

Interview with Hannah Adamaszek prior to her latest exhibition at the Curious Duke Gallery

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The gallery is serene! This is perhaps not suprising given that the artist on show is Hannah Adamaszek. Someone who last showcased in the same gallery, albeit in a slightly different location, over… Continue reading

Interview with Street Artist ATM talking Birds, Acton and a Show at the Ben Oakley Gallery

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We are sitting in Mary’s Cafe!  It’s the sort of place that Alan Sugar would be proud.  The sort of place where the losing team on the Apprentice goes to lick their wounds… Continue reading

Interview with Rugman as he Prepares for Iconink his latest show at the Ben Oakley Gallery in Greenwich

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“I was just really hairy” laughs Rugman when I ask him where he got his artist name from “seriously, seriously hairy”. Hence Rugman and growing up in Glasgow he still uses his childhood… Continue reading

Interview with Andrea Tyrimos as she Paints Bricks and Prepares for The Roadz her first solo show

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Andrea likes to paint brick. Not on brick, actual brick. The more textured the surface the better. It was a technique she started to work on back in her student days studying art… Continue reading

Interview with Street Artist Artista

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The current character of choice is toast! Literally, it’s toast! Flying toast, toast with cheese, toast on cardboard, toast is everywhere and is the latest in the production line of fun cartoony characters… Continue reading

Lana Alana One Third of Street Art Trio Animaux Circus talks about going solo for Femme Fierce

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From sticking up paste ups in leafy Surrey to getting down and dirty with a spray can in the famous Leake Street tunnel, such is the upcoming journey for Lana Alana, one third… Continue reading

Interview with Steffi Bow as She Flys the Flag for Dubai Street Art and gets ready for Femme Fierce

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Put simply, Dubai is not the sort of place you would expect to see a thriving graffiti writing and street art scene. Yet against the odds this gleaming capital of excess has developed… Continue reading

Hunto brings his Cubist Colour to the Cre8 Gallery in Hackney Wick with Bella Mia

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Italian artist Hunto is quite possibly one of the most recognisable street artists currently active on the London street art scene. His cubist, Picasso inspired figures interact with the public on shutters, hoardings… Continue reading

Interview with Louis Masai as he prepares for ‘Last of My Kind’ in Bristol

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In a disused toilet block in the city of Bristol, London based artist Louis Masai will soon be holding his next solo show, ‘Last of My Kind’. With a theme of endangered birds,… Continue reading

‘The Orchid and White Foxes’ Japanese inspired art show in London by Saki & Bitches

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Silwex House on Quaker Street just off from Brick Lane is not the sort of place one would normally expect to find any sort of art exhibition. A run down former warehouse it… Continue reading

Interview with Zabou Dalstons hippest new street art talent

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The scaffolding over the entrance of the ‘Dalston Social’ bar indicates the presence of one of Londons newest street art talents.  The busy location on Stoke Newington Road is playing host to Zabou,… Continue reading