Sponsor: Georges Court Shopping Centre, Nearform, Lust for Life and WCC
We are delighted to have Georges Court Shopping Centre back as a sponsor for the project in 2016. You will find the fantastic Joe Caslin in Ferrybank this year.
Equipment Sponsored by Nearform
Sponsor: Book Centre
Thanks once again to the book centre who are sponsoring JMK . Be sure to check him out, his wall this year is in the heart of the city, it’s the wall at the back of the book centre
Sponsor: Parlour Vintage TeaRooms
We are delighted to have this wonderful partnership again of Caoilfhionn and her mum’s Sarah Janes beautiful tearooms which can be found just down the road from Caoilfhionns wall.
Sponsor: Brennan Hygiene
Sponsor: MK Brazil
Sponsor: Pip and Pear
Sponsor: Failte Ireland
New Street Gardens.
Sponsor: Sun Life
Sun life came on board this year to sponsor local artist Brendan who is in his second year with us.
Sponsor: Kazz Barbers
We are delighted that Kazz Barbers came on board with Waterford Walls this year to sponsor Emmalene. Kazz Barbers will be able to drop by with a big hello to our newcomer artist Emmalene as they are only around the corner.
Sponsor: Laurent Borla
Laurent kindly said some lovely words at our official launch on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce. He is delighted to be coming on board with us to sponsor local artist Lisa Murphy.
Sponsor: Powers Pharmacy
Powers Pharmacy kindly have come on board with us this year to sponsor this fantastic artist from Serbia.
Sponsor: Harlequin Cafe & Wine Bar / Altitude / Bodega / Billy Burkes /Nicky’s
This group of businesses are delighted to be sponsoring Danleos beautiful birdy up at our Storehouse.They are all located in the area so we hope they get as much enjoyment from this piece as we all do.
Sponsor: Geoffs Bar & Kazbar
Geoffs Bar & Kazbar are back on board with us again to sponsor Thiago-an artist from Brazil. We can’t wait for the wonderful transformation which will happen to this building from this newcomer to the festival.
Sponsor: Super Valu
Supervalu are delighted to come on board with us this year to sponsor another of our newcomer artists-Oner. They are going to have a full view of Oners work as it is located only across the road from them.
Sponsor: Mick Quinn
Mick is a proud Waterford citizen who is delighted to sponsor ADW who is painting on Stephen St this year. ADW is new to Waterford Walls, but you will know him from the beautiful piece he painted for Plunkett Train station earlier in April.
Sponsor: Blue Liberty
Liberty Blue are great supporters of the Waterford Walls Project. They are our primary accomodation providers for the week. This year they will sponsors of Le Bas work which you can find on Connell St.
Sponsor: Foxy Chopper
Old friends The Foxy Chopper and Kemp will be partnering up again this year. When the Foxy Chopper heard that Kemp was coming to town to paint his magic in 2015 they jumped at the chance of sponsoring him and are again this year. They can pop by for the chat this year as KEMP is painting only around the corner from them.
Sponsor: The Keogh Practice
Sponsor: McClearys / La Fontana / Jordans / Strand Travel
These four local businesses are new to sponsoring an artist for Waterford Walls. As soon as they saw Katrinas work they were delighted to come on board to sponsor this fantastic talent.
Smartply have been great supporters of the project since it started last year. They have supplied boards which have been used in our schools programme and art jams. This year the artist they are sponsoring is MYNE.
Sponsor: Kneisel Jewellers
We are delighted to welcome Kneisels on board with us this year. They are sponsoring DMC who is now practically an adopted Waterfordian. Here has become a second home to him. Kneisel Jewellers can pop up to him anytime as he is just around the corner from them-to the back of the Book Center.
Sponsor: St. Josephs Centre and Genesis
Anna is painting the gates and alley of the newly named Yellow Brick Road creche in Ballybricken. Her kind sponsors St. Vincent de Paul and Genesis are really looking forward to meeting Anna and what she is going to produce which will brighten the area.
Sponsor: An Siopa
An Siopa have kindly come on board with Waterford Walls in 2016 to support this local artist Sam Doyle (who is also starting with the project this year).
Sponsor: Tullys & Metalman
SMUG is our new headline artist for us this year. He is being kindly sponsored by Tully’s Bar and Metalman Brewing. We cannot wait to see his piece which is being done for Dooleys Hotel gable end. Watch for the Operation O’Connell St transformation.
Momo’s restaurant are kindly sponsoring M. Karol for 2016. You will find Magda’s work on the wall of this beautiful restaurant in the heart of the city.
Gemma and Sarah
Sponsor: Walls Lover
Sponsor: Tobin Family
Jerry Rugg just finished painting the beautiful pig on Thomas Hill this week. Jerry is a newcomer to us but something tells us he will be back he had a great time in Waterford. Jerry was sponsored by the Tobin Family who have come back on board with us this year to sponsor an artist in the project.
Waterford Walls was founded in 2015 by a small team looking to bring some much needed colour back to Waterford. The project is now in its second year and has launched a rejuvenation of the city centre and Tramore town centre.