URBAN WALLS BRAZIL – ANNAPOLIS

Headlining today's post ... Water Is Life by Mas Paz and Miss Chelove

Headlining today’s post … Water Is Life by Mas Paz and Miss Chelove

On Saturday, September 17th, the Annapolis Design District hosted its second annual Art In Action Street Festival. Craftspeople and their handicrafts, food vendors, live music, and hundreds upon hundreds of local residents filled the festival area.

ROYAL VISIT

Headlining today's post - a September 11 memorial by Kween897 and Flip1er

Headlining today’s post … Never Forget, a September 11 memorial by Kween897 and Flip1er

Houston artists Flip1er and Kween897 visited Bmore this past weekend. Charm City Streets caught up with them in Graffiti Alley as they were painting a memorial to 9-11.

THIRD NEW MURAL AT THE CREATIVE LABS

Headlining today's post ... the lord Shiva by Richard BestRichard Best, Executive Director of Section 1 Project, completed the third large-scale mural over the Labor Day Weekend at the Section 1 Project Creative Labs in Clipper Mills. Charm City Streets reported previously on the first two murals that Baltimore artists Nether and Pablo Machioli fashioned at the Creative Labs.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama - wheatpaste by Sorta

Headlining today’s post … His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama – wheatpaste by Sorta

Section 1 Project was quite prolific this month. Three large-scale murals went up at their Creative Labs in the Clipper Mill Industrial Park. The first mural, a collaboration between Pablo Machioli and Argentinian artist Federico Segatori, headlined Section 1’s cultural exchange program Roots/Raices – an event that explored the cultural identities that shape our urban communities. Alongside the building facing the Light Rail tracks, Nether created the second mural which he named The Guardians. And, toward the end of August, Section 1 Executive Director Richard Best started work on the third mural. It will feature a new 3D painting technique.

MAMMOTH NEW MURAL NEAR SAGAMORE VENTURES’ CITY GARAGE

The long perspective

Headlining today’s post … ginormous new mural by Richard Best & Billy Mode shaping up on S Hanover Street

In South Baltimore, artists Richard Best and Billy Mode are painting a 360 foot-long mural near West Covington Park and Sagamore Ventures’ City Garage. In the image gallery below, you can see that Richard and Billy are facing head-on the unique creative challenges which the length and slope of this behemoth wall present.

ROLL DOWN GET DOWN PAINT JAM

Toka at work

Toka at work on his mural for Roll Down Get Down

This past Sunday, in cooperation with MidCity Development and Recreative Spaces, Words Beats & Life hosted a live paint jam in Northeast DC. Entitled Roll Down Get Down the paint jam redecorated the metal gates covering the storefronts at 1301 Rhode Island Ave NE. The event featured prominent graff writers and street artists from DC, Maryland, and Virginia; plus live music and a vendor bazaar.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

What's Up 7-2016 _ 01

Headlining today’s post … mural by Michael Owen

July 2016 has claimed the dubious distinction of being one of the hottest on record in Baltimore’s history. Not to be outdone, the students in the Street Art 101 class taught by Richard Best at MICA kept up the heat by

FINE LINES PAINT JAM 2016 IN DC

Headlining today's post ... Trust us, we'll paint til we die by

Headlining today’s post … Trust us, we’ll paint til we die by Kate Deciccio for Fine Lines Paint Jame 2016

On Saturday April 30th, the artist collective Albus Cavus joined forces with Words Beats & Life Inc. to present the annual Fine Lines Paint Jam in Northeast DC. Top graff writers and street artists from the Baltimore/DC Metropolitan Area and beyond painted live throughout the day-long event and covered the 900 foot-long wall with incredible artwork.

SCAPE JAM MURAL FESTIVAL AT ARTSCAPE 2016

Goodloe Byron for Section 1 - Artscape 2016

Headlining today’s post … T.Rex by Goodloe Byron for Section 1 Project

During Artscape 2016 this past weekend, Section 1 Project curated a live street art painting event in its pop-up lot on the corner of Maryland Avenue and W Lanvale Street.

Scape Jam Mural Festival 2016 showcased 18 outstanding graffiti writers and street artists. The line-up included Abner, Adam Estes, Avery Storms, Cristen Hoyt, Defy, Goodloe Byron, HKS181, John Gingrich, Jorge Santos, Joshua Hawkins, Mccabe Jemrosz, Merlet, Nevs, Osirus, Reed Bmore, Socalled, and Wake.