Entries by Kate Keehan

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A Portrait of the Artist: Thiago Ritual

Thiago Ritual is an artist, photographer, activist and free skater from São Paulo, Brasil. Having spent some years in Dublin, he became a notable regular on the Irish art scene, working with the Little Green Street Gallery, Abbey Gallery, Cabra Park Urban Gallery and numerous festivals and regeneration projects.

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A Portrait of the Artist: Louis Masai

Louis Masai is a London-based painter and street artist with a passion for nature – particularly endangered species. Louis painted the patchwork hammerhead sharks on Barrack Street at Waterford Walls 2015, with the astonishing statistic that, ‘By 2030, 90% of marine life will be endangered’. This year, Louis painted the elephants on Barker Street, which have fast become a favourite of locals and visitors to Waterford alike.

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T-Walls

Waterford Walls are thrilled to introduce our little sister, T-Walls. Five new murals will grace Tramore town as the Waterford Walls project expands its reach to one of Ireland’s favourite seaside spots.

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A Portrait of the Artist: Le Bas

Le Bas is a Dublin-based visual artist who divides his time between painting walls and producing studio work. A background in architecture and graffiti has influenced his approach to painting. Le Bas’ art infuses painterly abstraction with digitally produced images, which are meticulously hand-rendered to form a collage-like aesthetic.

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Waterford Walls 2016

Waterford Walls 2016 is fast approaching and promises to be even bigger and better than last year, with 40 local, national and international artists set to descend on the city over the main festival weekend in August. We have broadened our scope with a jam-packed arts programme which has already started in earnest with the launch of T-Walls in Tramore…