Tag Archive for Stefan Ways

HIDDEN TREASURE

Headlining today’s post … Siek and Casper the Graff Ghost

City walls are arguably the most common place to find graffiti – everything from hand styles, to burners, to masterpieces. However, graffiti writers and artists also make use of such off the beaten path locations as tunnels, highway underpasses, abandoned buildings, and more.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... A late autumn landscape

Headlining today’s post … A late autumn landscape

The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts (BOPA) awarded artist Ali Duggan the 2016 PNC Transformative Art Prize for her large-scale mural project in West Baltimore’s Harlem Park neighborhood. At the intersection of N Fulton Avenue and W Lanvale Street, Ali is creating a series of notable murals entitled A Step Forward. Charm City Streets understands that a future community garden will accompany this mural project.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... Artful Abandonment - a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Headlining today’s post … Artful Abandonment – a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Street artists Mateus Bailon, Richard Best, John Gingrich, and Stefan Ways created large-scale murals at Section 1 Project’s Creative Labs in the Clipper Mill Industrial Park. Shiva, a 3D anaglyphic collaboration by Richard Best and John Gingrich; Reclaim, Remain Antman by Stefan Ways; and, dueling waterfowl by Mateus Bailon of Urban Walls Brazil.

GRAFFITI ALLEY REDUX

Headlining today's post ... thumbs up to Graffiti Alley

Headlining today’s post … thumbs up to Graffiti Alley

In the Station North Arts District, there is an L-shaped alleyway known as Graffiti Alley. Graff writers and street artists regularly cover these brick walls with a fresh coat of paint, because it is the only place Baltimore City legally permits graffiti.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS – A YEAR IN REVIEW

Headlining today's post ... murals by Werc, Rubin 415, Billy Mode & Richard Best for Section 1 Art Park

Headlining today’s post … murals by Werc, Rubin 415, Billy Mode & Richard Best for Section 1 Art Park

With the exception of shoveling out from under the biggest snowfall in Baltimore’s history, January saw little art activity across the city during January. Thus, today’s post turns retrospective and presents the top twenty-five images Charm City Streets captured during 2015.

#SHIFTBALTIMORE

Shift Baltimore _ 37

La tierra es de quien la trabaja … The land belongs to those who work it

Last weekend Stefan Ways traveled to Baltimore from his new home in Portland, Oregon to coordinate Shift, a mural project in the Highlandtown Community Garden. Prominent artists from Baltimore and DC took part: Chelove, Ernest Shaw, Jr, Mas Paz, Nether, Pablo Machioli, Reed Bmore, Stefan Ways, and Wake.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Eyes of the tiger

Headlining today’s edition … Eyes of the Tiger … garage door artwork in Sowebo

Today’s edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the month of February, 2015. Snowstorms, sleet, ice, freezing temperatures, and severe wintry weather forced most artists to stay indoors this month.

ALBUS CAVUS OPENWALLS DC

Garfield Skatepark DC 7

Headlining today’s post … the collaborative mural in Washington, DC by MasPaz, Stefan Ways, and Nether

 

During the week before New Year’s, Nether, Sarah Sioux, and Stefan Ways spent a couple of days in DC working on a collaborative mural with MasPaz and other DC artists. Here you can see the artists at work as well as several different views of the completed mural.

To see the real thing, head to Garfield Skatepark in SW, one of several open walls sponsored by Albus Cavus.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Nether and Stefan Ways completed their mural in memory of McKenzie Elliott, killed by senseless gun violence earlier this year in Baltimore.

Headlining today’s edition … the collaborative mural by Nether and Stefan Ways

 

Today’s edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the month of December 2014 and features a new collaborative mural by Nether and Stefan Ways. Their work is in remembrance of McKenzie Elliott, a three year-old victim of senseless gun violence earlier this year in Baltimore.

You will also see two new wire sculptures by Reed Bmore, several views of Toronto artist Shayan at work; plus, work by four other artists in Graffiti Alley.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Baltimore Bicycle Works

Headlining today’s edition … Baltimore Bicycle Works by Stefan Ways

 

Today’s edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the second half of November 2014 and features a new mural by Stefan Ways; a new Red X wheatpaste by Nether; and a new wire sculpture by Reed Bmore; plus work by several artists along the Jones Falls waterway and in Graffiti Alley.