UPFEST Summer Editions
Upfest Summer Editions will see South Bristol walls painted between April and October by a number of local, national and international street artists.
Renowned street artists will live paint a series of large murals across Bristol at pop-up intervals over the summer months, including some of the biggest walls in the area at the Tobacco Factory and Redpoint Climbing Centre. Accompanying the pieces will be exclusive print releases from each artist, available online and at Upfest gallery.
Upfest Summer Editions kicked off with a week-long painting collaboration between previous festival artist My Dog Sighs and Upfest newcomer Curtis Hylton on the side of the Rising Sun, Windmill Hill.
Bex Glover (13th – 17th) Souk Kitchen
Jody (16th – 24th) Tobacco Factory
Andy Council (20th – 25th) Creative Space, North Street
Upfest @ Tobacco Factory 25th Anniversary feat: Alex Lucas, Emotional Waterfall, John Curtis, Kid Crayon, Sophie Long, Stephen Quick (more tbc) (25th & 26th)
Upfest @ Bristol Tattoo Convention feat: Andy Council, Clare Hoops, David Blatch, Elaine Carr, John Curtis, Loch Ness +More tbc
Kin_dose (15th – 20th) Old Book Shop
L7matrix (7th – 9th) North Street
Dale Grimshaw (8th - 10th) North Street
Cheo (15th - 20th) Red Point Climbing Centre
Upfest at the Hen (28th July): Mini Upfest live painting event, artists TBC
Zoe Power (9th – 13th) Zara’s Chocolates
Guy Denning (18th - 20th)
With further artists due to be announced in coming weeks, Upfest Summer Editions will offer Bristol’s street art fans and city visitors the chance to witness spectacular new works of art appear across Bedminster despite the festival not taking place this year.
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