Waterford Walls 2016

waterford walls

It is too late to write about this festival, but I wasn’t in the country in August and took my pictures only last week. An artist from Toronto created a mural for this festival, and I am happy to mention one of my favorite blogs  Graffiti Lux and Murals  that belongs to amazing Resa from Canada. If you want to see breathtaking street art, please visit and follow her blog.

The first two images are the most impressive. Smug One, a Glasgow based artist, created these two photo-realistic works just a block from each other.

waterford walls

Very detailed artwork by AOW, Ireland.

waterford walls

Work by ESTR, Ireland

waterford walls

Blue Tit by Danleo, Ireland, is about to snatch a student 🙂

waterford walls

More works in the New Street Park. I am pretty sure the Fox is created by Brendan Butler, but have no clue who is the author of that Happy Girl mural. Lisa Murphy, may be? Her work was in this exact spot last year.

waterford walls

This is one of my favorite works by Serbian artist Vunik.

vunik

Two fantastic murals by London-based artist Louis Masai are dedicated to preservation of wild life. Hammer sharks in Barrack street…

waterford walls

… and Elephants in Barker street.

graffiti-072

graffiti-074

graffiti-077

graffiti-083

Around the corner, there is a dreamy work of Kathrina Rupit (KINMX) from Mexico.

kathrina rupit

Next to it is a surreal piece created by Jerry Rugg (Birdo) from Toronto, Canada (sorry for the obstructed image!).

birdo

This work of  Joe Caslin is dedicated to mental health. You can see it in the previous image, far in background, because it is on the other side of the river. I shared two of Joe Caslin’s works in my blog last year. In my next blog I will tell you what is hiding under the mural 🙂

waterford walls

I am sorry I didn’t share all the murals scattered around the city centre. There are more, and they are all beautiful. Murals often cover unattractive walls, but some buildings just have to go. We will talk about such buildings in my next blog 🙂

inesemjphotographyHave a wonderful weekend!

137 comments

Thank you for leaving a comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s