Waterford Walls Street Art Festival Celebrates Its Eighth Year

Waterford Walls Street Art Festival Celebrates Its Eighth Year

Considering that 2014, Waterford Walls, Ireland’s premier road art competition, has been transforming and regenerating city spaces in Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, while inspiring and connecting communities. Previously this month, Waterford Walls held its eighth street art festival with above 28 national and global artists generating big murals across Waterford Metropolis and the bordering spots.

The enchanting mural showcased higher than was painted by the London-primarily based French street artist Zabou with the Dublin-based French illustrator and muralist Juliette Viode. They are each captured right here — posing with the community boy depicted in the mural — by travel and road photographer Karin du Maire aka Road Artwork Nomad.  Numerous much more images from the the latest Waterford Walls observe:

Ukrainian artist Andrey Palval with one of the murals from the triptych “The Birds”

Portugal-based mostly Emanuel Barreira aka 50 percent Studio in front of his masterly lettering

England-based mostly self-taught artist Sophie Mess at work on her gorgeous mural

French city artist GraffMatt checking out his portrait of a youthful female

Paris-primarily based South African photorealistic muralist Mister Copy at operate

Brooklyn-primarily based Italian muralist Iena Cruz in front of his mural “Out of Sight,” depicting “two vanishing polar bears… battling to survive”

Photos by Karin du Maire aka Avenue Art Nomad