Mural Madness: SHINE unveils international artist lineup

The Burg’s beloved and internationally acclaimed SHINE Mural Fest returns for its fourth year. The buzz for the artists set to descend on St. Pete this fall is at an all-time high.

When does Shine Mural Fest take place? October 6-14.

Mural Fest will live up to the hype

You better believe this event will live up to the enormous hype.

The best local artists in the area will rub shoulders with muralists from around the world. Their perspectives, aesthetics and creativity will fit into a parabolic equation equalling unrivaled beauty.

It’s a melting pot of ambitious ideas

The roster includes 6 international, 5 national and 26 local artists, including 9 wall artists, five Coast Bike Murals and 12 Corner Canvas murals.

Here is a full list of visiting artists to whet your appetite for the event that grows the soul of the Sunshine City.

In addition to the artists listed below, three additional aspiring muralists will also be selected as part of SHINE’s Open Wall Call.

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

Nomad Clan — England

LOOK the Weird — Germany

DAAS — Japan

Haider Ali — Pakistan

Belin — Spain

 

NATIONAL ARISTS

Angela Faustina — Georgia

Matthew Hoffman — Illinois

Gibbs Rousavall — Kentucky

J&S Signs — Oregon

 

LOCAL ARTISTS

Bekky Beukes

Cecilia Lueza

Vitale Brothers with Noirs One

Ya La’Ford

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is in his third year as Writer/Editor of iLovetheBurg.com. New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III has said of him, “Andrew Harlan has a sharp and discerning eye for detail that deftly captures character and landscape." He has published fiction and poetry in Sabal and Prime Number Literary Magazine. He graduated with honors from Eckerd College in 2013 with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Literature. He can be reached by phone: (727) 896-3435 or email: andrew@rkc.me