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STIK, Street Art Mural, Avenue of the Immigrants, New York 2017. Photo credit @just_a_spectator

Street Artist STIK Paints new Mural on Avenue of the Immigrants, New York City 2017

June 27, 2017

East London based street artist Stik is back in the Big Apple to grace the streets with another huge Stik mural. The new Stik mural, can be found on the corner of Allen St. and Delancey, New York. Since 2004, Allen street was co-named as “Avenue of the Immigrants” and the area used to be a big […]

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STIK waves the Rainbow Flag of Pride at Christies Auction, 2017

March 29, 2017

The official ‘Pride’ banner for the borough of Hackney made by International artist Stik is to be sold at Christies auction house to raise funds for the LGBTQ+ charity. The banner was paraded through London mounted on a London taxi at the 2016 ‘Pride is London’ parade and has been on loan to Hackney Museum, […]

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Stik, Street art piece 'Magpie', Phillips auction 2016

Street artist Stik helps to rehouse ‘Magpie’ social centre in Bristol, England 2016

December 1, 2016

Generous street artist Stik has agreed to authenticate and approve the sale of a street art piece he once painted on the front of the Magpie Social Centre in Stokes Croft, Bristol. This piece appeared in 2009 on the front wall of the not-for-profit social centre which had to leave their premises earlier this year and […]

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Street artist Stik, Pride in London 2016. Photo © Stik

STIK Banner Represents Hackney at ‘Pride in London’ 2016

June 27, 2016

Stik and a large crowd from Hackney joined the party as thousands of people of all genders, sexualities, race and faith came together for Pride in London on Saturday 25th June. The festival celebrates London’s LGBTQ+(lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Queer +) community with theatre, dance, art, talks, parties, cinema, events and activities across the city. […]

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Stik auctions full set of Sleeping Baby Prints at Christies to raise money for NHS

Stik auctions full set of Sleeping Baby Prints at Christies to raise money for NHS

May 13, 2016

A full set of STIK’s ‘Sleeping Baby’ print, artist’s proofs in all four colour-ways are going to be auctioned at Christie Auction house on the 19th May 2016. The full set have been donated by big hearted STIK in aid of the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Art Charitable Fund adding to the £50,000 […]

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STIK Designs New Currency To Help Hackney Homeless

February 27, 2016

Much loved Stik is an active contributor to his local community of Hackney, in which he once lived homeless. Stik doesn’t forget the kindness and support of his local community through his hard times. He has raised a considerable amount of money, fifty thousand pounds, for his local Homerton NHS hospital, (more here), whom he says […]

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Stik supports Junior Doctors’ strike at Homerton Hospital

January 12, 2016

Street artist Stik showed his solidarity with striking Junior NHS Doctors today at a protest outside Homerton Hospital. Stik was at Homerton Hospital in September where he raised a staggering £50,000 from prints of ‘Sleeping Baby’, the artwork he has also painted on a wall within the Hospital grounds. All funds went to Homerton’s art therapy room. Read […]

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STIK ‘Sleeping Baby’ Fundraiser Homerton Hospital

September 8, 2015

Stik is londons most treasured street artist. From living on the cold streets, Stik found comfort and then fame, with his street art work, painting his Stik figures on the streets of london. Stik started off in Hackney wick and made his way to the street art mecca of Shoreditch. These stik figures are simple, only […]

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Love for the streets (Valentine’s Special)

February 14, 2015

Street artists all over the world use love as the basis for their artwork. Lets share the love and celebrate Valentines day by looking at some of the most heart felt street murals out there … Committed by Nils Westergard can be found in the romantic city of Paris. This beautiful mural reminds us that […]

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‘Big Mother’ by Stik HIGHLIGHTING SOCIAL HOUSING ISSUE

November 25, 2014

A newly completed 125 ft (38.2 metre) high mural painted on a condemned council owned tower block in Acton, West London is the tallest street artwork in the UK. The new mural highlights social housing issues and is the tallest mural in Britain, painted by East Londons much loved street artist ‘Stik‘, known for his […]

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Utsirart Event, Utsira Norway

August 18, 2014

For this week’s blog post we are taking you to a very quaint but picturesque island called Utsira where very recently artists from UK, Spain and Norway were invited to take part at the Utsirart event. Utsirart is the brainchild of  graffiti and street art photographer and enthusiast toris64, who together with one other UK street artist (who remains unknown) treated the residents to their […]

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