Gabe McGuinness

Gabe McGuinness is a long term Street Art and Graffiti addict with a background in Arts & Events Management. Having photographed and documented street art around the world for many years, he saw first hand the positive effects that street art had on urban spaces and communities and was delighted to dive feet first into Waterford Walls.

Following on from completing his MA in Cultural Policy & Arts Management, Gabe has been the Assistant Project Manager since 2017 and now works with the Waterford Walls Festival’s parent organisation, the Walls Project, year round managing workshops, commissions and other projects, as well as sitting on the Board of Directors.

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A Portrait of the Artist : Magda Karol

  Tell us how you first got into street art, what was the scene like where you grew up and how many years have you been painting? I have been painting since I can remember but last year was the first time I stood in front of a wall with paint in my hand. As...

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A Portrait of the Artist : NOVICE

Tell us how you first got into street art, what was the scene like where you grew up and how many years have you been painting? I got into street art through youth work, some young people I was working with wanted to try it out, I was hooked when I first tried it. After I...

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A Portrait of the Artist : Caoilfhionn Hanton

Tell us how you first got into street art? I first pursued a debut in this very foreign world during the New Street Gardens Project, headed by Edel. I find street art is much more refreshing for me than the standard art gallery. I started taking my craft seriously in transition year. Since posting my...

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