Street Art Top Picks

Street Art has changed not only the way the city looks, but also people’s perception about large scale graffiti art in public spaces. With so many murals around Christchurch, the scale and skill of the works have to be seen to be believed. We thought we would share some of our favourites.

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Tilt (French Street Artist)

Best viewed for the Christchurch Casinos car park lot - Tilt's style in this artwork is best described as bubble letter figurative accumulation. 

Owen Dippie (Hawkes Bay Street Artist)

Dippie is an internationally successful New Zealand artist - and it is easy to see why when you view this elephant street art. Located on Manchester Street (between Tuam & St Asaph). 

Telmo and Mel (Dutch Street Artists)

"The Hectors Dive" was created by imagemakers Telmo & Mel worked together to create this kiwi inspired artwork. Located on Hereford Street, between Rolleston Ave and Montreal Street.

Rone (Australian street artist)

Located on Worcester Street (near Cathedral Square) - this is a must see artwork in Christchurch. Rone's Work is described as "locat(ing) the friction point between beauty and decay, the lavish and despoiled, creating an iconic form of urban art." 

Joel Hart (Christchurch Street Artist)

Joel is one incredibly talented local designer and artist. This artistic beauty is in New Brighton mall above Ikarus. This piece stays true to the style of Joel Hart by incorporating the female face in his work. 

Seth (French Street artist) 

Located on Falsgrave Street, between Stevens Street and Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch- this artwork is Instagram worthy! Seth Land is the director of "Les nouveaux explorateur", a French show on artists and murals. 

Deow (Dunedin Street Artist) 

New Zealand based street artist Deow works portray figurative characters/portraits merged with the fundamental elements of his graffiti style. This artwork is located on Buchan Street, between Byron Street and Carlyle Street.

 

AskewOne (Auckland Street Artist)

Check out another talented kiwi artists work located on Gloucester Street, between Manchester Street and Colombo Street. AskewOne is a multi-disciplinary artist, but it most well known for his street art. 

If you’re a street art fan – make sure you check out this interactive map by Christchurch local Lindsay Chan. Take yourself on a street art tour and get some great pics for your ‘gram.