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352walls. Video
February 4, 2016

Downtown Gainesville has been transformed by the 352walls Urban Art Initiative through the work of eleven renowned international muralists and 13 of the region’s best artists. This initiative is part of an international urban art movement that will strengthen our cultural stature and change the nature of our community with creativity. For more information  352walls.org. […]

352walls. Pastel. Interview with the artist
January 18, 2016

How did you find those flowers, how did you choose the colors? As always, I work with local identity, with history, the geography, the society, how the city grows and all what is going on around and then try to use all this information about plants through local nature, as a symbol of identity. So […]

Six years ago, Iryna Kanishcheva knew nothing about street art. She studied business and pharmaceutical sciences, unaware of the murals she would soon come to love after traveling Europe. After moving from Ukraine to the U.S. three years ago, she wanted to share her newfound passion with the residents of her new hometown: Gainesville. Kanishcheva […]

352walls. Clea Lauriault. Stencil technique
December 27, 2015

Clea is one of the selected regional artists of 352walls. She created the first in her life mural using stencils and layers of spray paint. Read about stencil art form here. There is a performance aspect of painting in a public space that is very exciting. When creating a work for a commission or for […]

352Creates: Yarn Bombing
December 19, 2015

352Creates is a single day on February 26, 2016 of community-wide art making, demonstrating that creativity can be fun for everyone, and can make our communities stronger and healthier. It is energetic pop-up style art-making opportunities inside every open door and in every public place, reaching everyone in the 352 community. If you do not […]

352walls. Carrie and Jesus. Interview with the artists
December 14, 2015

I know you both are self-taught artists, you do not have any formal art education? How is it possible? Neither of us has gone to school for art nor taken a single workshop, but we have spent thousands of hours creating art and challenging ourselves to learn new techniques and master our skill. Anything can […]

352walls. Blake Harrison. Mural Summary 
December 8, 2015

  Blake Harrison, one of the selected regional artists of 352walls, tells us about his mural: The passing cars carried the happy sounds of support around the traffic circle on Depot and South Main. I turned and looked over my specs and waved back in agreement and smiled. I knew everyone who saw us all […]

The project, also known as The Gainesville Urban Art Initiative, bringing artists from all over the world to Gainesville at the end of October for the first phase of artwork. The project began with Iryna Kanishcheva, the project curator, who proposed the idea after photographing and studying murals around the world. I think the 352walls […]

Star Wars production on the 34th St Wall
December 7, 2015

A new Star Wars production on The 34th St Wall. Point108, one of the selected regional artists of 352walls, tells us about the project: Nothing in our American pop culture has been referenced more in films, books , and TV shows than the worldwide science fiction phenomenon known as Star Wars. Ever since it’s debut in […]