Often hailed as London’s new home of street art, Croydon has a flourishing public art scene including murals, installations and sculptures courtesy of the Arts Quarter programme.
Developed and run by RISE Gallery, the Arts Quarter is an ever-expanding community focused project that culturally enriches and brightens up central Croydon. The project ensures that permission is granted by landowners for artists to utilise public spaces to share their work with the community.
RISE have a long term commitment on making Croydon a brighter happier place and so in addition to artists, also encourage members of the community to approach them with with visual art focused ideas and projects.
There are currently over 60 different locations across the town (see below) to host art work. These pieces are changed regularly to keep the area vibrant and interesting.
If you’re an artist, you can submit your work by clicking here. If you’re a member of the community keen to use public art to improve the neighbourhood, contact RISE on firstname.lastname@example.org.
A few current pieces are below. Check out each artist’s Instagram handle to learn more about their work.
If you’re a business and would be interested in commissioning a graffiti artist to create art for your place of work, please email us on email@example.com and we’ll introduce you to the people who can make it happen.
Street Art Tours
Spend a Saturday afternoon getting to know more about how the street art scene in Croydon started, see the incredible art work dotted around the town and learn more about the artists behind each piece. Click Here to book tickets on a RISE Gallery street art tour.