CANADA: Streetart Montréal – Vieux-Rosemont – Canettes de Ruelle – Festival Gallery

The adventure of the Canettes de Ruelle began in 2017 in an alley in the Montreal neighbourhood of Rosemont where a special street artist lived a few years ago. It started with a little artistic jam with a few friends and a few beers. Since then, the event has continued to grow and mature. It is helt at an alley south of Masson Street between 6e and 9e Avenue in Rosemont-La Petite Patrie borough. Indeed, the alley in question is in the Vieux-Rosemont part of the district. More beautiful editions are going to come in the next few years! Here we have a gallery of some of the artworks sorted by artists.

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CANADA: Streetart Vancouver – Vancouver Mural Festival – Annual Artist Gallery

The Vancouver Mural Festival, or short VMF started in 2016 with demonstrating the transformative power of art in the city. Meanwhile they cover nine neighbourhoods not only every year during the event, but also have several creative and colorful side projects running. In 2020 during the Corona pandemic they started the initiative #MakeArtWhileApart and curated murals on boarded-up storefronts. In summer of the same year artists contributed on that festival edition about 60 new murals plus three weeks of live performances. Check out the huge gallery!

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USA: Photographer, Digital Collagist and Streetart Hunter Caley Costley aka Bob Bleu

Caley Costley aka Bob Bleu is a street art photographer and art lover from Los Angeles who also creates wonderful works of art herself as a digital artist. The creative artist is part of the Vagabundler Collective and works on the map for the Californian city Los Angeles. but as well she creaties beautiful collages in her own comic style. In doing so, she often makes herself a comic figure and combines photographs that have been taken with these digital gimmicks. The result is interesting, colorful and warm-hearted, as well she often tries to draw attention to socially relevant issues through those creative messages.

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USA: Streetart Miami – Wynwood Disctict – Creators Hot Spot – Urban Art Collection

The whole city of Miami is covered with awesome graffiti and streetart. But if you really want to see the hot spots you should go the Wynwood district. There is just one magnificent creation next to each other. It is the artists neighbourhood. The locals are just phenomenal and meanwhile artists from all over the world left their marks there. Here we have a great collection of the best pieces from Wynwood.

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CANADA: Streetart Montréal – Colourful Art Duo – JASMIN GUÉRARD ALIE & SIMON BACHAND – ART DU COMMUN

Since many years the two muralists JASMIN GUÉRARD ALIE and SIMON BACHAND are colourfully decorating the streets of Montréal. Together they form the artist duo called ART DU COMMUN and create fantastic artworks often with a special meaning to the neighbourhood and to the history of the place. In their murals the two artists combine in an interersting way history with modern art and urbanism, as well they usually involve other artists. Besides the art stuff, they are connectors and supporters of the communities, they do projects with locals and they make memorial murals to preserve the past for the future.

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MEXICO: Streetart Isla Holbox – Magnificent Island Graffiti and Open Air Portraits

The island Holbox is located on the north coast of the Yucatán peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The area was once populated by the Maya, who also gave the island its name in their language. Holbox means “black hole” and it´s called this way because of the dark water caused by mangroves in the lagoon Yalahao. Here we have a photo collection about the amazing graffiti and streetart on the island Holbox.

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USA: Streetart Asheville – North-Carolina – Graffiti and Urban Art Collection

Mighty Murals, creative characters and wildstyle graffiti. Here we have a photo gallery with awesome urban artworks from the city of Asheville in North Carolina.  The city is home to a large number of creative artists, so obviously the streets are full of stunning colorful works. From large murals and well-designed graffiti to smaller sketches, every kind of urban art is provided. The great images were taken by photographer and creative painter Charles Samuel Wait especially in the River Arts District, which is a hot spot for urban art, galleries and museums.

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CANADA: Artist Maxilie Martel – MONO SOURCIL – Lovely Monster Murals and Diverse Character Universe

The fantastic artist MAXILIE MARTEL aka MONO SOURCIL from Montreal embellishes huge walls and facades in urban areas with her colorful and comiclike murals filled with weird and funny-scary characters. She started with small stickers and initially drew mainly business people in stress mode. At some point the figures became more and more oblique, the works of art bigger and bigger. Still her trademark is the “uni-brow”, which appears continously on her artworks and also reflects the meaning of the name. Mono Sourcil means uni-brow.

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USA: Marc Kennedy, Crumb Catcher & The Thick Un’s – News October 2021

Since the last interview with fantastic artist Marc Kennedy here on Vagabundler the founder of Crumb Catcher and The Thick Un’s continued to develop and grow. He definitely has done many more of his special creative and funny collages. As well he adapted his art on canvas prints and posters, he started doing cool pop-up markets with full tables, released a concept album with corresponding lyric book and added three new words to the English language! Check out the news from Marc Kennedy!

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