International Street-Art Competition at London's Shoreditch Art Wall - September 18 to October 21, 2015

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Street artists from around the world are invited visit the UK for “Behind the Curtain” London's first international open-invitation street-art competition at the Shoreditch Art Wall. Sixteen artists will be chosen to paint over a four week period from the 26th of September until the 28th of October 2015 and the winner will receive a cash prize and more.

Shoreditch Art Wall Art Contest

Behind the Curtain Flyer

The contest is called "Behind the Curtain" because the Shoreditch Art Wall will soon disappear because it's located in the upcoming Shakespeare "Curtain Theater" development area

Today, the Santa Cruz-based Art Wall Company, LLC, announced the launch of an international 'street-art' competition, in Shoreditch, London, “Behind the Curtain,” to draw the worlds finest muralists, street artists and graffiti writers to compete in a 16 artist paint-off over a 4 week period. One winner of a cash prize plus other benefits will be selected by a pre-selected panel of artists to be announced.

The Shoreditch Art Wall, which is no stranger to international artists, advertisers and charities will be the featured venue for the competition. The event is to be held on London's bustling central vein, Great Eastern Street, in the heart of the East London art scene.

The Competition:

Each week 4 artists will be allocated a panel upon the Shoreditch Art Wall (17-19 Great Eastern Street, London EC2) and be provided with materials to create their masterpieces. 1 of the 16 applicants will be chosen as winner of the competition and will receive a £1,000 cash prize, a week on all 4 panels of the Shoreditch Art Wall and a video of them working will be submitted to CNN and the BBC and the usual social networks.

Submission Dates:

The competition is currently open to application with a submission closing date of August 31, 2015

The judges selection judges are Frankie Roche, the director of ROCHEART.ME, Daniel Wood, who runs HSOL (hidden streets of London) and Ayaan, the founder of the Street Art Agency - full details are at http://www.shoreditchartwall.com/behind_the_curtain/info.html and questions should be sent to peter@londonartwalls.com in the US and jarvis@shoreditchartwall.com in London.

The Shoreditch Art Wall:

ARTISTS

Our international and local artists have included muralists, photographers and even furniture makers; Riccardo Attanasio, Ricardo Akn, Mateus Bailon, Lee Bofkin, Born, Ceres Crew, CODE FC, Cranio, M F Doom, Jack Haslehurst, Hunto, Jive, Judge Dredd, just jarvis, Carolina Maggio, Roger Molloy, David Samuel, Rachell Smith, Riot, Alex Senna, Sky High, Alison Steadman, Tizer, Zadok

COMMUNITY

The charity/community events that London Art Walls have hosted include: The Prince's Trust 'At Risk Youth Program,' Peter Gabriel's 'Witness,' 'What Are You Grateful For,' 'Lord Michael Bates' London Olympics, 'Walk for Truce' campaign, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson's 'Access All Areas,' 'International Peace Day' and the anti-child marriage campaign 'Give Rings the Finger,' in addition to, several wedding proposals.

Contacts:

website: http://www.shoreditchartwall.com

In the US:- peter(at)londonartwalls(dot)com
in the UK:- jarvis(at)shoreditchartwall(dot)com

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