Backwoods Gallery First Annual Fundraiser

Backwoods Gallery is an independently run commercial gallery that began as an Artist Run Initiative in 2010. From humble beginnings as a platform for its artist owners to exhibit artwork of their own, Backwoods has grown to become world recognised, working with the likes of MONA and The Japan Foundation. As a small commercial gallery,

Fintan Magee in Dubai, UAE

Aussie Artist Fintan Magee quickly stopped by the Middle-East where he was invited as part of the latest edition of the Dubai Street Museum Festival in the United Arab Emirates. Painting in the beach district of Jumeirah, Fintan worked his way through two large murals which are inspired by the neighborhood. The first one shows

“Four Men Holding Roman column” by Fintan Magee in Goa, India

India has more foreign workers than any other country with over 16 million people living and working outside of the country. While many workers contribute to Health, technology, education and other highly skilled service industries many workers end up in low paid, labour intensive jobs in the construction industry. In countries on the Arabian Peninsula

Fintan Magee & Guido Van Helten in Tehran, Iran

In November Guido Van Helten and Fintan Magee travelled to Tehran, the capital city of Iran. This was the first time foreign artists had been commissioned to work in the country. The work marks the 50th year anniversary of the opening of the Australian Embassy in Iran and the project unfortunately started on the day

Recap: MURAL International Public Art Festival 2017 in Montreal, Canada

For the fifth time, MURAL International Public Art Festival has just wrapped up and we are very happy to bring you a quick recap! Festival that started on June 8th and finished 18th of June brought us some marvellous murals took place and enhanced an already impressive and well-rounded route of artwork from the Quartier des spectacles

Mural 2017: Work in progress by Fintan Magee in Montreal

Australian artist Fintan Magee who has been featured on Streetartnews countless times is one of the artists participating for the fifth edition of MURAL International Public Art Festival and here is his work in progress update… In the pictures you are able to see the mural starting to go up covering already done outlines with two of artists signature characters, one of

“Head in the clouds” by Fintan Magee in Brisbane, Australia

Australian superstar Fintan Magee just wrapped up yet another beautiful piece of street art which is located somewhere on the streets of Brisbane in Australia. Born in Lismore NSW, the Australian artist moved to Brisbane at a young age and began drawing shortly after. Later on, he was exposed to the graffiti culture and began tagging on walls. Moving

Recap: Nuart Aberdeen

Easter Weekend marked the official opening of the inaugural Nuart Aberdeen event. After successfully beautifying the streets of Stavanger in Norway for over 15 years now, the organizers partnered with Aberdeen Inspired and Aberdeen City Council in order to bring their vision to the streets of Granite City. The 1st edition of the event produced