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

Unexpected ’15: ROA paints a new mural in Fort Smith, Arkansas

While you discovered some exclusive progress shots a few days ago, ROA has now wrapped up his first piece on the streets of Fort Smith in Arkansas.In town for the Unexpected Street Art Festival curated by JustKids, the globe-trotting Belgian street artist brought to life another one of his lovely monochrome creatures. This time around,

Unexpected ’15: Work in progress by ROA in Fort Smith, Arkansas

While we last heard from him in San Juan, Puerto Rico, ROA has now reached Arkansas and the lovely city of Fort Smith for the Unexpected Festival which is curated by JustKids. After just two days of work under the intense heat, the globe-trotting Belgian street artist is almost done with another of his lovely

ROA paints a large mural with JustKids in San Juan, Puerto Rico

After several pieces in Vieques, ROA is now in San Juan, Puerto Rico where he spent the last month for his artist residency with JustKids.The Belgian street artist spent a few days working on this brand new mural on the streets of San Juan where he created this hybrid snake passing through some kind of

ROA creates a series of new pieces with JustKids in Vieques, Puerto Rico

While we last heard from him in Townsville, Australia, ROA has now landed in Puerto Rico for his month-long residency at the JustKids studio in San Juan.The Belgian artist was first brought over to the island of Vieques where he worked on two of his lovely skeleton creatures for the locals to enjoy. The end result is

ROA creates a series of new pieces in Townsville, Australia

Our friend ROA recently spent some time in Australia where he was invited by Townville’s city council as part of an interesting initiative to develop street art in the city.After a few days of hard work under the intense heat, the Belgian muralist created three large scale pieces showing some of his adorable monochrome creatures.

ROA creates a new piece in Sadali, Sardinia

Our friend ROA is currently on the beautiful island of Sardnia where he just finished working on yet another powerful piece in the town of Sadali.In town for the Murartista Street Art Festival organized by Look-Out, the Belgian artist quickly worked his way through this monochrome piece showing a boar which is attached to one

A Travelers’s Guide to Chicago’s Street Art & More

If you’re coming to Chicago to paint on walls, be warned. In 2014 the City of Chicago spent almost 5 million dollars on graffiti removal, and over a dozen crews were out on the streets painting over or washing spray paint off of walls. The fines for graffiti related vandalism doubled, first time offenses start