ROA Paints a New Mural In Kiev, Ukraine

Right before flying to Bali for the inaugural TropicaFestival, our friend ROA spent some time in Kiev. Invited by the curators Geo Leros, Iryna Kanishcheva and Waone Interesni Kazki, the Belgian artist painted this large new mural on a side facade of a 5 storey building for the ongoing ArtUnitedUs  project. Using a lot of negative space to emphasize

ROA in Bali, Indonesia

For the past two weeks, I spent some time with ROA in Indonesia where we travelled around the island of Bali to Canggu, Ubud and Sanur. Invited for the first edition of TropicaFestival, the Belgian artist started his trip by painting one of his signature monochrome pieces which is showing a detailed X-Ray view of a bird’s skeleton inside

ROA – Hic Svnt Dracones (Here Be Dragons) – Melbourne 2016

I first actually met ROA at the Outpost Project in Sydney back in 2011. We had a brief exchange as he was up high on a scissor lift painting a large mural across the whole side of a building. In 2012, he came to Melbourne, created the controversial solo exhibition Carrion, visited Healesville Sanctuary and painted a few incredible pieces (video here) and before

The Crystal Ship: ROA in Oostende, Belgium

The Crystal Ship Festival is kicking off on the streets of Ostend, Belgium where our buddy ROA just finished working on a rad new piece. The famed Belgian muralist spent a few days up high on his cherry picker to create this beautiful and impressive artwork showing some of his adorable monochrome creatures. The piece shows a

“Elephants” by ROA in Bangkok, Thailand

While we last heard from him in Puerto Rico a few weeks ago, ROA is now in Southern Asia where he was invited to create new pieces on the streets of Bangkok in Thailand. After a few days of work, the globe-trotting Belgian street artist created two of his lovely monochrome creatures with these upside-down elephants. In Thailand,

ROA paints a large shark in La Perla, Puerto Rico

As a wrap up of his productive residency in Puerto Rico with JUSTKIDS, ROA dropped one last piece at the iconic bowl of La Perla. La Perla is a historical community astride the northern historic city wall of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, stretching about 650 yards along the rocky Atlantic coast. It took ROA

ROA paints a massive mural in Harlem, NYC for Monument Art

While we last heard from him in Fort Smith, Arkansas ROA was just in New York City painting a massive new piece with the good folks over at the Monument Art. The eternally traveling street artist spent about a week up on a boom lift painting four different animals on the streets of East Harlem. The end-result

Unexpected ’15: “The Otter”, a new mural by ROA in Fort Smith, Arkansas

After a cute mole a few days ago, ROA just finished working on a massive otter on the streets of Fort Smith, Arkansas.In town for the excellent Unexpected Street Art Festival, the globe-trotting Belgian artist spent three days up high on his cherry picker to create another one of his adorable monochrome creatures. As usual