Roa Tag

Next stop - Komafest - Vardø, Norway! This has to be one of the most faraway places for a street art festival and so in the spirit of adventure I was very pleased to accept an invitation to attend later this July. Vardø is very faraway indeed...

April's issue of Juxtapoz is a special edition to celebrate the Art in the Streets exhibition at MOCA, Los Angeles. My small contribution to it was a piece about Belgian artist Roa who was featured in the exhibition and my last book Street Sketchbook: Journeys....

Roa is one of the artist's who appears in my latest book and one who I enjoy following - so I've been looking forward to seeing photos from his Mexican Adventures. There is a nice book connection too, as Roa was keen to paint with...

Thanks to everyone who made it to the Street Sketchbook: Journeys launch show at Pictures on Walls. It was a hard slog getting all the work on the walls, but in the end I think the results look great.Thanks also for the following favourable reviews...

Finally after two years in the making I have a copy of Street Sketchbook: Journeys. This is my favourite cover as designed by Ripo although the Italian cover is also nice. There are other covers for the American & French versions...

[gallery]I was greatly looking forward to seeing new work by Belgian artist Roa this week and his show at Pure Evil gallery did not disappoint. I love his use of found objects in these pieces - something that he began developing at his last show...