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.

Ali Duggan at work on her mural in Baltimore's Harlem Park neighborhood

Ali Duggan at work on her mural in Baltimore’s Harlem Park neighborhood

Steppin' down

Steppin’ down

A closer view

A closer view

A Step Forward

A Step Forward

Gaia along with artists Pablo Machioli and Will Brown created a new mural at the Open Works building on Greenmount Avenue. You can see Charm City Streets’ full report on the Open Works mural here.

Gaia's design for the Open Works mural

Gaia’s design for the Open Works mural

Well-known graffiti artist/writer Adam Stab has been particularly busy this month. As described in a previous post, he created a stunning mural for the newly renovated Skatepark of Baltimore. The mural lines the Bowl and features a unique tattoo-theme. In addition, he and graffiti writer Later collaborated on a spectacular piece on the west side of town.

Adam Stab painting the Bowl at the Skatepark of Baltimore

Adam Stab painting the Bowl at the Skatepark of Baltimore

A closer look at the unique tattoo-themed mural by Stab

A closer look at the unique tattoo-themed mural by Stab

Stab - collaborative artwork with Later

Stab – collaborative artwork with Later

Later - collaborative artwork with Stab

Later – collaborative artwork with Stab

Charm City Streets spent several weekends this month unearthing significant historic artwork from the early part of this decade: rollers by Avoid, Gaia, Reverend, Tence, and Ugz; cool pieces by Nanook, Overunder, and Ways; plus, a mix of old and new artwork by such graff writers as Caspa, Cedar, Gauz, Later, Mawk, Meca, Ryke, Soviet, Wake, and more.

Absto

Absto

Absurd

Absurd

Achue

Achue

Avoid

Avoid

Avoid, Gaia, HVT and Meca

Avoid, Gaia, HVT and Meca

Caspa

Caspa

Cedar

Cedar

Gaia

Gaia

Gauz

Gauz

Gropes

Gropes

Ice cold!

Ice cold!

Jekl

Jekl

Kevin

Kevin

Later

Later

Later

Later

Mawk

Mawk, Bogus and Donut

Mawk

Mawk

Meca

Meca

Meca

Meca

Overunder and Tsek

Overunder and Tsek

Hog by Pen

Hog by Pen

Reverend, Ugz, Tence, and Ways

Reverend, Ugz, Tence, and Ways

Looking through

Looking through

Random

Random

Ryke

Ryke

Soviet

Soviet

Stab HOD

Stab HOD

Stab

Stab

Star

Star

Tence

Tence

Tencer

Tencer

Wake

Wake

Ways - The Blue Dream

Ways – The Blue Dream

Ways - Open Your Mind

Ways – Open Your Mind

Coffee break

Coffee break

Through and through

Through and through

In Graffiti Alley, among other things artists celebrated the Mexican Day of the Dead, called attention to politics and the police, and fashioned an ogre in need of some dental work.

AH - artistic heart & always hittin'

AH – artistic heart & always hittin’

Dia de los Valor

Dia de los Valor

Bean

Bean

Know the difference - by West

Know the difference – by West

Love Trumps Hate

Love Trumps Hate

Skull by Snare

Skull by Snare

Smoker by West

Smoker by West

Last but not least, a freight car with a cheerful holiday greeting.

The winter holidays draw nigh.

The winter holidays draw nigh.

 


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