These murals across the five boroughs were all created by female artists, whose work reflects and beautifies the culture of New York City.MoreLess
Strong female figures celebrating the beauty of Mother Nature, by Magda Love. Love is a huge supporter of her fellow female artists. She has collaborated with the Women's March, painting posters to help the feminist movement. She is working towards a kinder, more tolerant world and spreading "Love" the best way Madga knows how, through her art.
Jenna Morello is a Jersey girl who now calls Brooklyn home. Morello; ’Art is something that came naturally to me at a young age and I consider myself an artist who sometimes paints outside’. Always open to new mediums, Morello is also known for making high- quality resin sculptures that are a must see! Grab a slice and eat “al fresco” while Morello’s mural adds a beautiful backdrop to your pizza eating experience at Fazio’s Brooklyn.
This Danielle Mastrion mural is an ode to American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald, although born in Virginia, grew up in Yonkers.
LIFE, Liberty & Happiness by BK Foxx was completed in the Summer of 2020 and signed the date of July 4th during the height of the BLM protests. It’s done in partnership with East Village Walls. She’s taken her hyper realistic murals all over the globe depicting nature, women, children, pop culture, toys and so much more! BK Foxx sets a scene, photographs it, and uses it as a reference for her murals. Through a lot of practice and hard work, BK Foxx has become one of the best muralists working to
Angela China, aka Gumshoe, began using street art as a way to engage the public and to start a conversation about social issues. She is known for her signature, red-sole, Louboutin thigh high boots that are stuck in a sticky situation involving a piece of pink bubblegum. Gumshoe's flirty and sexy images grab your attention, but when you look closer, there's a deeper meaning behind her work that explores women's issues, sexuality, and their roles in media and society as a whole.
Claw Money, also known as Claudia Gold, is one of the OG Queens of the streets, active since 1989. Her signature claw became a fixture throughout the urban landscape of NYC. Claw was the first female artist to do collaborations with companies like Nike, Mountain Dew, NASCAR, Van's, and Calvin Klein. A graffiti writer turned fashion designer, you can find one-of-a-kind streetwear and accessories at Claw Money’s website: clawandco.com.
This powerful mural by Sheena Wong Shue is the result of a competition provided by The New York Aquarium and The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). She was one of three winners to paint this stunning design on the Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, NY. It was designed to promote public awareness of the effects of plastic pollution in the ocean.
Artist Judith de Leeuw -- aka JDL (@jdlstreetart) -- painted this “Pixelated Portrait” for @streetartmankind, a nonprofit organization built around the fight against child labour and trafficking.
Sometimes stumbling upon a simple phrase on the streets can have a positive impact on someone’s life. Messages like “Big City Dreams,” “Hustle Harder,” “The World is Yours,” and “Believe” are created by muralist Queen Andrea. She’s spent 20 years perfecting her graffiti and typography skills that have become her own “Super Fresh” style. Also a fine artist and graphic designer, she’s worked with brands like MTV, Converse, Rayban, Mercedes, plus more.
This expressive portrait of rapper A$AP Rocky by Venice, California-based Jules Muck, at the former Percy's Tavern, is part of a two-part series with a pirate lion. It’s close to 212 Arts street art gallery on E12th Street and Boris & Horton's dogs-permitted coffee shop, one block down Avenue A.
Alice Mizrachi’s signature faces and hair, completed in 2013, are visible across the street from the Third Street Men's Shelter. Be sure to check out Beau Stanton’s massive mural intersecting human anatomy down the street as well.
Vexta, the “Neon Nomad,” is an Australian stencil artist known for her signature, brightly colored patterns. Her work explores death, rebirth, and the duality of sexes. She caught the eye of Banksy, who invited her to show alongside him at the “Cans Festival” 2008 in London and is credited in the film, “Exit Through the Gift Shop.” Mural is located on the side of the Ziegfeld Ballroom building She is one of the leading female artists in street art today.