For many years Spain has been an abundant source of talent in the world of street art and Graffiti. Here’s my selection of 20 of the most prominent Spanish street artists that you must absolutely know!
You can imagine the difficulty of comprising a “best of street artist list”, as it’s obviously subjective. Although my list is not complete of the vast amount of talent there is in Spain, however i have chosen these artists from a mix of established street art “stars” and also up and coming new artists who will undoubtedly become “stars” in the very near future. Enjoy!
Aryz was born in Palo Alto but moved back to Spain when he was just three. He prefers to create very large character murals. He often includes gigantic creatures expressing both rawness and tenderness. You can discover his artwork all around the world. He’s one of the most famous street artists from Spain. Discover his artwork on his blog: Aryz
Sabek is a Spanish street artist from Madrid. He belongs to the most purist branch of the graffiti art scene. In his work, he represents an incredible imaginary world with a very personal, open and free style. He especially likes to play with elements and figures inspired by nature. His artwork is always perfectly integrated in the urban environment, which is his natural element. Discover his artwork on Instagram
Btoy, Andrea Michaelsson is a multi-faceted Spanish urban artist born in 1977 in Barcelona. Btoy presents beautiful art from iconic images. Andrea is best known for her extremely fine, detailed stencils and her commitment to urban art. Have a look to her Facebook Page
Borondo is a very talented Spanish artist who paints walls with an unique expressionistic style. He use the human bodies as a mean of communicating to viewers. Have a look to his Blog
Pejac is the pseudonym of a Spanish artist who creates artworks on walls that combine elements of surrealism and fantasy. He uses a very minimalist style and a large sense of humour. You can discover his artwork in Spain, France, Russia, Italy … Visit his blog
Pichi & Avo is a very famous street artist duo from Valencia in Spain. Internationally renowned for their ability to create relationships between art, architecture, sculpture, space and social contexts. You can discover Pichi & Avo street art masterpieces here
Carlos Callizo Very talented street artist from Murcia in Spain.It has not been long since this painter has moved on to street art. You can read my “Interview with Carlos Callizo”
Mesa is a young Spanish street artist who creates absolutely fantastic photo-realistic and surrealistic murals. He depicts emotional portraits , animals, objects that take viewers by suprise. Have a look to his Flickr feed.
Lily Brick. A very young street artist based in Lerida. A real true discovery! I’m sure she’ll be a street art celebrity in a very close future. Soon an interview with lily on Streetart360.
ManOMatic , the Spanish master of Hyperrealism. For ManOMatic it means more than photorealism, by adding the subversive and divergent message to the figuration. Read my article “ManoMatic, master of hyper-realistic street art”
Sfhir I invite you to read my article “Sfhir an exeptionnal artist” . Sfhir is probably one of the most talented street artist in Europe .
Victoriano read my article “Spain coloured Murals”
Wild Welva Discover his artwork in my article “Wild Welva a committed artist”
Xolaka read my article “Xolaka colouring Spain”
Sr. X (Señor X) is a very talented muralist from the small Spanish town of Gijon. Have a look to his blog
VinZ is an extremely gifted creative street artist from Valencia . His Facebook Page
Sebas Velasco The Spanish muralist Sebas Velasco is famous for his enviable technique imbued with naturalism. His website
Isaac Cordal is famous for his minuscule sculptures placed in public places. His Blog
Axel Void Alejandro Hugo Dorda Mevs, also known as Axel Void, was born in Miami in 1986. His mother was Haitian and his father Spanish.He raised in Spain from the age of three. Today, he is part of a generation of painters who derive their dynamics from graffiti culture and urban art but are also strongly influenced by classical painting. Visit his website
Mr Trazo is a graffiti and street artist from Cuenca in Spain. Here’s his Blog
All Pictures by courtesy of the artists