This street art festival saw large scale murals painted in and around the central city, New Brighton and Lyttelton – bolstered and complimented by a diverse range of events and activities for all ages, between 21 December and 29 December 2017.
PAINT is a charitable trust whose purpose is to create opportunities to promote and support street art for urban beautification, creativity and positive economic outcomes for New Zealand. Together, YMCA Christchurch and PAINT, delivered a street art festival celebrated all forms of street art including street dance, theatre and music as well as adding to Christchurch’s already impressive collection of large scale street murals.
Street Prints Ōtautahi 2017 selected ten aspiring young artists to be involved – creating their own art and learning from the amazing line up of local and international artists involved. This ambitious apprenticeship programme offered a chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity to work closely with some of the best artists in the world.
Our stunning line up of international and national artists tackled 10 huge walls around Christchurch, New Brighton and Lyttelton, working with the key theme of Street Prints Otautahi 2017 Care for the People – Kia Atawhai Ki Te Iwi.
12 Hereford St, Christchurch
764 Colombo Street, Christchurch
Norman Kirk Memorial Pool
54 Oxford Street, Lyttelton
Ara Campus New Brighton
175 Shaw Avenue, New Brighton
Public Life Building
156 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
26 London Street, Lyttelton
Gooses Screen Design
10a Allen Street, Christchurch
Foley Building (rear)
30 Allen Street, Christchurch
1 Cashel Street, Christchurch
85 Hereford Street, Christchurch
Street Prints Ōtautahi Festival is delighted to show the incredible canvases the apprentices created:
There are lots of ways you or your business can get involved with Street Prints Ōtautahi – be a Youth Champion or a Wall Sponsor, or provide support in other ways by providing “in kind” services.