Category Archives: StreetArtists

BMD Was Your Friend | BMD Is No More

New Zealand legendary street art collective BMD is no more. Known for their distinctive wall markings, the two Taranaki artists behind BMD parted ways back in 2015. Throughout their partnership they chose to conceal their individual identities. They once cited … Continue reading

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Is Don | Is Good

Paul ‘Don’ Smith was born in London, but lived in Borneo for about four years, from the age of eight to twelve. In total contrast to life in London, Borneo provided the young ‘Don’ with new horizons, open spaces, the … Continue reading

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Jimmy C | Jimmy Do

Street artist Jimmy C (aka James Cochran), was born in England in 1973 and grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. Cochran has been developing his own art style since he was 16, when he was living on the streets and … Continue reading

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The Artistic Skills of Stormie Mills

Street artist Stormie Mills was born in 1969, at Colwyn Bay, a seaside town on the north coast of Wales, overlooking the Irish Sea, in the United Kingdom (UK). These days, Stormie is based in Perth, Western Australia. Stormie’s whimsical … Continue reading

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I C215 is a French Street Artist

French street artist C215, is the moniker for Christian Guémy (born 1973), who lives in Vitry-sur-Seine, Paris. He has been described as “France’s answer to Banksy”. C215’s street art name, was inspired by the 1970s New York graffiti artists, who … Continue reading

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I’ve had eNufevaH | Let’s HaveFuN!

When it comes to street art there are many thousands if not millions of street artists plying their art around the walls of cities all around the world. Many become famous for their art, others come and go. Often their … Continue reading

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If I Said “I Didn’t Like It” I Would Be Telling Phibs

Phibs aka Tim De Haan, was born in a town along coastal New South Wales, Australia in 1974. Phibs began his career as a graffiti tagger. He produces detailed and intricate works across a vast variety of media using both … Continue reading

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Banksy the Existencilist

Banksy is an English-based street artist, political activist, and film director whose real name and identity remain unconfirmed and the subject of much speculation. His pieces are found on walls and streets in many cities around the world. Banksy became … Continue reading

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Rat art has spread the plague everywhere

French street artist Blek le Rat, (Xavier Prou) was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris in 1951. Blek was one of the first street artists in Paris, and the originator of stencil graffiti art. He began his artwork in 1981, painting stencils … Continue reading

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Some of Reka’s Eureka Moments

Self-taught Australian born street artist, Reka (James Reka, born 1983) is a young contemporary  artist now based in Berlin, Germany. Reka’s street art origins began in the alleyways and train lines of Melbourne’s inner-suburbs where he spent over a decade … Continue reading

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Hera + Akut = Herakut

  Herakut is a contemporary German street artist duo who began painting in 2004. Both members of Herakut live and work in Schmalkalden, Germany.”Hera“, is a painter and “Akut“, a graffiti artist, who together combine traditional techniques and spray painting … Continue reading

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A Dscreet Parliament of Owls

Dscreet the London-based street artist, is certainly that. I have not been able to find out who he is. Research indicates that originally from Australia, Dscreet (born 1979) is part of the dubl trubl Crew. Dscreet picked up his first … Continue reading

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Street Art Going AWOL

Going AWOL usually means being ‘Absent With Out Leave’, but here it could mean being a member of a well known Melbourne street art team; the AWOL Crew. The AWOL Crew is a team of well-known street artists that was … Continue reading

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TWOONE is a Hungry Animal

Contemporary artist Hiroyasu Tsuri (also known as TWOONE the Street Artist) was born on 26 February 1985 in Yokohama, Japan. His work consists of painting, sculpture, installation, performance art and sound; and in his street art he is known for … Continue reading

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When Art Imitates Street Art

One of street artist Rone’s “Jane Doe’s” pastes is featured in this work ‘Under the Arts Centre‘ by Melbourne -based artist Eolo Paul Bottoro! Eolo Paul Bottaro’s artistic career spans over 20 years of creative practice. Bottaro operates within the … Continue reading

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