Nick Walker

Bristol / United Kingdom

British artist Nick Walker has the distinction of being one of the world’s most renowned street artists. Emerging from the infamous Bristol graffiti scene in the early 80s. Summoning the energy and imagery of graffiti, he envelopes the usage of the spray can and this can be seen by his meticulous and intricate stencilling. Nick’s works are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’. […]

Biography / Nick Walker

British artist Nick Walker has the distinction of being one of the world’s most renowned street artists. Emerging from the infamous Bristol graffiti scene in the early 80s. Summoning the energy and imagery of graffiti, he envelopes the usage of the spray can and this can be seen by his meticulous and intricate stencilling. Nick’s works are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.

In the early 90’s, Nick began combining stencils with his freehand work; this allowed a comparison of images that look like photographs and the visceral sentiment associated with conventional graffiti. Nick’s works are ever-evolving pieces of art; they continue to be innovative, modern and reflective, which is why his work has become the framework for any emerging street artist.

In addition to the technique of his spray painting, another way that Nick has created impactful artwork if through the usage of stencils. The enticing aspect of stencils is the notion that it gives the artist the ability to transfer an image from anywhere and recreate that very same image on another surface of choice, and for the finished product, this has created an intricate, favoured image.