One United Power, better known under their almost Super Mario-esque abbreviation 1UP is an enigmatic group of graffiti artists based in Berlin. Neither the exact number of group members nor their age or education is known, what is known though is the almost superhuman scope of their art.
Artist and designer from Bristol who has his painty fingers in many pies. He is always up for projects no matter how big or small, with a self described style he calls “Goofy Nonsense”.
Dublin based Irish artist, specialising in large scale murals and Graffiti. After a decade of painting outdoors, Aches’ artistic practice is now shared in equal balance between contemporary murals and studio work.
Spawned from the misty booze pipes of the Bell and the fertile soil of Turbo Island, critics have called ADNS 'the best thing since a £6 tepid ale' and 'possibly even better'
Nottingham artist with a unique approach to letter styles.
Expect graphic style imagery and bright colours. Alex Rubes first joined Bring The Paint Festival in 2017 with his award winning tessellated wave pattern on the SoundHouse pub in Leicester. A fan of foxes, mushrooms and badgers Alex has a unique style and approach to his painting.
Visual artist, free motion embroiderer, writer and workshop facilitator experimenting with rug tufting.
A name that stands for over 30 years of quality graffiti innovation. His roots stemming from the German city of Dortmund, he is now one of the most respected graffiti writers on the globe.
Graffiti artist based out of Leipzig, Germany. His vibrant, futuristic, tech-infused, geometrical explosions of colour blur the lines between digital and physical space, and can range from giant murals that span the facades of multi-story buildings, to more subtle writing hiding in obscure abandoned lots, to portrait pieces fit for galleries and has recently entered the realm of augmented reality.
Paints playful and bouncing letterforms that are bound to make you smile. Based in Basel Switzerland he travels the world creating bright and fun graffiti pieces
Italian king of letter styles BRUS is a traditionalist with flowing and stylish letterforms. A style master BRUS showcases everything that is great about the letterform.
Comic book hero nodding to your favourite superheroes with his distinctive comic book approach to graffiti.
CHURCH OF BESTEVER
Since meeting in late 2008, the pair have developed a style that combines traditional painterly techniques with intricate aerosol realism. Influenced as much by Schiele and Klimt as by their combined experience as graffiti writers, BEST | EVER execute sensitive subject matters such as death, disease and mental illness with soul and wisdom that belies their youth.
Spanish artist based in London, focusing on painting techniques mixed with digital media, from murals around the world to canvases and computer illustrations.
DFN x SRW x WGS
The three crews have teamed up to paint a monster wall together. All 3 crews are good mates who enjoy painting together and having a good time. A mix of London and Bristol heads will come together to paint and party.
General nuisance from Peterborough creating big letter pieces that are fun to see develop. A master of fills and thrills.
Leicester based graffiti writer and extremely talented emerging artist who focuses on loose letter structures.
International man of mystery DVIZE is an old school UK graffiti writer. Ask to see his photo collection.
Old school throw up king and traveller of the world DRAX is a man with plenty of stories to tell.
Local Leicester writer with great letters.
German graffiti artist, designer and illustrator, working in several techniques, whose hallmark is the well-known Teddy Trooper figure.
Polish artist with a preference for grassroots letter based graffiti.
Birmingham character master GENT has an identifiable style.
Outstanding Leicester graffiti artist taking inspiration from graffiti's early years, as well as British comics. Leading to an unusual but easily distinguishable character style. Expect bold confident lines combined with often niche cultural references.
HOW and NOSM
Identical twin brothers known for their large scale murals and fine art that adorn city and galleries’ walls around the globe. Their initial signature style of red, black, and white-based imagery with the addition of grey and pink gradients is instantly recognisable and commands attention through the impressive size and the intricate detail. Initially the colour palette was limited for practicality but instead became a distinct calling card and formal choice that has allowed these artists to push their style to a new level. In recent years the brothers have experimented and have added a few more colours to their palette.
London-based painter and street artist, originally from Clifton, Bristol. He is cited as being part of Bristol's graffiti heritage, along with Banksy, 3D and Nick Walker.
Belgian artist, living in Brussels. Her current work finds its inspiration in painting classical figurative and art nouveau. She works on the representation of the human soul in all its forms. By mixing bodies, textures and materials to bring us into a world where the unconscious merges with reality and modelling it to infinity.
LESSER THAN THREE
Sign painter using traditional methods to paint signs for a living considering herself part service and part artist.
Diverse graffiti artist and mural painter who is capable of the unexpected.
Midlands based spray paint artist who enjoys creating stunning figurative artwork that is made up of intricate textures and double exposed images
Spreading the beauty of street painting worldwide for over a decade, in different forms and shapes, through pavement art experiences, live performances and storytelling.
Portuguese artist and founder of the Policromia Crew art collective. His work presents us with a contrast between the visually aggressive and sometimes dirty reality of traditional graffiti, and his own peaceful and clean representation of that same reality. The approach to this theme stands as a continuous tribute to all those who dedicate part of their lives to this art form: graffiti writers who keep tradition alive in a time where the definition of graffiti tends to be blurred and mixed with street art.
Collective of writers originally rooted in the Midlands.
Known for her thick clean lines that shape her humorous and original characters.
Nottingham based letter and realism artist.
Working across a variety of mediums from his Bristol based studio. Chosen fields range from explorative, abstract paintings and screen printing to bold, large scale murals and immersive installations.
Combining the best of illustration, graphic design, beauty and large scale murals to create a unique and distinctive style.
A graphic designer and illustrator by day Sam brings these influences into his mural work that incorporates playful monsters and characters that are fun for all the family to enjoy.
Slovakian artist who can do it all with style.
RCLS x MUTANTS
Legendary crews behind the boundary pushing Show Must Go On series these guys combine the best of everything.
The infamous UK crew SMT have received plenty of press coverage for their escapades. This crew has a range of styles. Expect something raw.
Has a distinct letter style and creates beautiful photo-realistic animals to sit alongside them.
Born and raised in South-Germany, working largely within the disciplines of contemporary typography, graphic-design and aerosol generated art, RUSL has been making a restless contribution to the international graffiti movement since 1993.
An absolute legend of Dutch graffiti TRIPL has been impressing the world recently with his innovative paintings that he animates. A crucial artist in the story of Dutch graffiti.
Multi-disciplinary artist, a self-taught painter with roots in graffiti and oil painting. His work currently explores the juxtaposition of classical painting with the most primitive form of leaving one's mark on the world.
Swiss street artist, best known for his use of letters and typography in works.
Recognised as one of the most versatile muralists working in the capital today, his style is informed by the diversity of the city he grew up in and enhanced by a busy graffiti lifestyle.
Led by the meme thief PHAT16 are the Vanilla Ice of the graffiti world. No one knows who what or why they are there. They promised us beers.
German graffiti-writing artist, comic author , graphic designer and performance artist.
Dutch artist who uses traditional painting technique and a knack for design to create compositions that manipulate familiar iconography into mind-bending and inquisitive pieces.
International mysteries the YARD WARRIORS will be coming together to showcase their wide ranging approaches. From the most underground of graffiti to stunning realism expect a combination of all the reasons graffiti is great.
Birmingham based master of letters ZINER is a great artist and will be collaborating with GENT. When together this duo create awesomeness
UK legend ZOMBY of DDS crew is a key piece of the story that is UK graffiti.