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Represented by numerous of independent galleries and museums devoted to such big artists as surrealist Salvador Dalí and glass artist Dale Chihuly, rank St. Petersburg, FL as one of the most attractive art destinations. Museum on the streets where everybody can see work of Internationally accomplished artists for free, SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival, even …

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Iryna Kanishcheva was born and raised in Ukraine where she had a successful career working in the pharmaceutical sector. She completely changed her focus when she moved to the USA in 2013. Iryna founded and curated the first urban art project in North Florida, 352walls, and was awarded the 2015 “Public Art Award”. IN 2016 she co-founded and …

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Shadow by Rachel Sommer

American artist Rachel Sommer just finished her last piece in Gainesville, Florida, for the Grove Street Neighborhood. About The Mural “Shadow” is the title of the last piece realized by the artist Rachel Sommer. The mural depicts a dancer with a cage as a head surrounded by two birds flying around. The meaning of this …

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Jacksonville-based artist Nicole Holderbaum aka Nico just realized a new piece for the Grove Street Neighborhood in Gainesville, Florida. About The Mural “Soulful Words: Speak Now!” is the title of the new mural painted by Nicole “Nico” Holderbaum and her collaborator, Martin Torres. The theme is Love, as it relates to every one of us …

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Miami-based artist Ruben Ubiera was invited last month by Iryna Kanishcheva to paint a life-size whale mural for the Grove Street Neighborhood in Gainesville, Florida. About The Mural In this mural the artist depicts a life-size whale away from the ocean, apparently dead and deteriorating, with a couple of vultures feeding off of its meat and sunflowers …

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Baltimore-based artist Gaia just painted a new mural in Gainesville for the Grove Street Neighborhood, a community project that aims to beautify and revitalize the historic city of Gainesville, Florida. ABOUT THE MURAL Gaia was invited to paint in virtual reality for Changeville: Gainesville’s Social Change Festival. Once there, he accept the opportunity, given by the …

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In November of 2016, UK artist Phlegm created a new black-and-white mural for the first edition of Art (Re)Public street art festival in Jacksonville, Florida. About The Mural  All black and white and richly detailed, Phlegm’s mural is highly representative of his signature style. The mural was painted on a wide wall where only a …

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French artist Astro completed a twin-mural in Jacksonville (Florida) for Art(Re)Public 2016 art program.   About The Mural The artist said: “Art(Re)Public selected a very interesting size of wall, a rather large one, which is one of my favorite size. I have adapted my self to the shape of these 2 walls in order to …

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Spanish artist Borondo was recently in the US. He painted a mural in Jacksonville (Florida), organized by the Art(Re)Public mural project.  About The Mural Entitled “Show”, the mural is based on a 1967 work of philosophy and critical theory book “The Society of Spectacle” (La société du spectacle) by French philosopher Guy Debord, in which the …

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Rachel Sommer was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida. She got into street art after taking a gap year right after high school to travel around Australia. It was in Melbourne, Australia, where she started practicing in some of the lane-ways there and happened to stumble upon a Street Art Festival one day where she met a …

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INTERESNI KAZKI IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA Interesni Kazki, the talented duo from Kiev, Ukraine were in Gainsville, Florida last month to participate in the second phase of the 352walls urban art project that began in October of last year. The 352walls which is founded and curated by  Iryna Kanishcheva, is a visionary multi-site project aiming to transform several existing …

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Mark Gmehling started on the graffiti scene in the late 80s. At some stage, he became tired of graffiti and started experimenting with different kinds of media and technologies to create his visual statements. The paint-brush became a spray can then a Wacom tablet. He studied art and communications design, worked in advertising and now …

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