Stencil

Mr. Prvrt portrait - Photo by drewinchicago

Mr. Prvrt

Mr. Prvrt is an American street artist, best known for his stencils and murals where he manages to fuse together the diverse wildlife and the urban environment. Born in Albany, Upstate New York, Mr. Prvrt was raised on a family farm, surrounded by animals and nature. When he was six years old, he spent two […]...

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FAKE at the Stencil Masters show in Amsterdam

FAKE

What many may see as a true representation of an artist is the ability to invoke emotion with a piece. Often, the relation goes both ways and the art itself is created as a result of sentiment, forming a dialog between the artist and the viewer through the...

Kenji Nakayama - Photo by Heather McGrath

Kenji Nakayama

Kenji Nakayama is a Japanese artist, best known for his designs and sign paintings which he makes using stencils. Nakayama was born in 1979, in Tomakomai, a city on Hokkaido island. Unlike many artists today, Kenji didn’t set out to be an artist. In...

Dotmasters - photo courtesy of the artist

Dotmasters

Dotmasters is the founding member of C6.org. This is a new-media-based collective of art-pranksters, active throughout the 90’s. The collective’s aim was to bridge the gap between art and activism with events that would catch all the attention. In 1997...

street art, urban art, Berlin, stencil, building, architecture, installation

EVOL

EVOL is a German street artist, who literally transforms streets with his art. Electric boxes, small planters and a variety of other geometric city forms turn into miniature apartment buildings and many other structures. These urban installations and...

Monstfur - portrait

Monstfur

Monstfur is a collective of artists from Poland. The art of this duo is famous for the personification of life and death, as such. The precision of doing everything by hand, allowed them to achieve the structure they want and to win numerous prizes. Their...

Monkey Bird

Monkey Bird is a duo of French contemporary artists born and working in Bordeaux. They are known for using symbolic anthropomorphism in their artworks. That means they are depicting wild animals in urban areas. The duo is active since 2010. They work in a...

Stikman working on a stencil at his studio - photo credit Jaime Rojo

stikman

stikman, sometimes referred to as Stickman or Bob, is an anonymous American graffiti artist, the mastermind behind stikman – a robot-like figure which looks as if it is made of sticks. Not much is known about this mysterious author, except that his...

Onemizer

Onemizer is an artist who colored the life in the French capital and beyond with an array of energetic, and vivid graffiti-inspired artworks. After having spent years painting on abandoned railway tracks and warehouses, Onemizer started to transfer his art to...

Urban and Street Art

Sten Lex

From Rome and Taranto in Italy, comes a duo of street artists, by the name Sten Lex. Famous for their style which can be considered as a crossroad between Op Art (Optical art), photography and stencil, their work is characterized by a highly developed...

Mobstr - A Masterpiece, mural

Mobstr

Mobstr is a London-based street artist, famous for his sarcastic and ironic typographic messages that can be seen on walls and billboards. Driven by his instinct for subversion, he found out the huge potential in using spray paint in the urban environment....

Boxi - Portrait, Reinking Collection, Ethnological Museum Hamburg

Boxi

Originally coming from the UK, since 2000 based in Berlin, Boxi has become a highly recognized artist whose multi-layered stencil artworks can be found in many galleries as well as on the streets around the globe. His ability to fit in human figures with the...

David Soukup - mural

David Soukup

David Soukup is an American artist, famous for his amazing hand-cut stencil artworks that represent the urban surroundings, expressed through a balance between graphic design and photo-realism. A variety of techniques like spray paint, acrylics, graphite...

Thomas Baumgartel in front of his artwork

Thomas Baumgaertel

Thomas Baumgärtel, also known under the pseudonym Banana Sprayer is a German street art pioneer, performance, and installation artist. He is more than just a painter in a classical sense, as his creativity includes drawings, photo-collagens, prints, and...

Dolk - Lofoten, 2009 - Copyright Dolk

Dolk

Dolk Lundgren is the most famous Norwegian stencil and graffiti artist, whose artwork is motivated by pop culture. He is better known as just Dolk, his pseudonym, which means dagger or knife when translated into English. The talent and respect this man has,...

Rich Simmons

Rich Simmons

Rich Simmons is a young British artist who combines pop art, comics and street art to create provocative murals that capture the eye and attention of the audience. The piece that catapulted him into the public eye was a 2011 mural about the upcoming royal...

Bambi - Where's the Football - Image via islingtonpeoplecom

Bambi

Taking on the name of the legendary white-tailed deer from Disney’s workshop, Bambi is the pseudonym of a female contemporary British street artist who has been painting all over the streets of North London’s suburb of Islington for years now....

Kai

Using the streets of Los Angeles as his canvas, artist Kai spreads the powerful message through his unique style always with social and political context. He is mostly known for his little Stickman-like graffiti in which the main character fights against...

Pahnl

Pahnl

As a form of artistic practice, street art definitely gives the most opportunity for a wide audience to witness the artwork, with the whole city being allowed into this “gallery in the open.” However, many of these works are put there just for the sake of...

OAK1

OAK1, Jérôme Oakone, also known as Oakone, is a French urban artist who makes interesting figurines, colored with motifs taken from pop culture, and urban culture, in general. The figurines resemble tiny human-like puppets and carry various messages that...