Wynwood Walls: Navigating Street Art

The murals at Wynwood Walls aren’t your average street graffiti. They’re top-notch artwork, visually striking and often carrying deep messages.

Some are political, while others are more playful. Walking through Wynwood Walls gives you a break from the daily grind, immersing you in a world of creativity.

People seem happy as they walk around, probably because the art has that effect on them. It’s a nice change of pace, especially after the past year we’ve had.

When you’re done, take some time to explore the rest of Wynwood. There’s a lot to see and do in the area, just like at Wynwood Walls.

Artists Featuring on Wynwood Walls

1. Sheryo


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Originally from Singapore but based in Brooklyn, Sheryo collaborates with The Yok to create vibrant murals around the world. Their pieces, often described as “gnarly,” were showcased at Art Basel 2013.

2. Fábio Panone Lopes (FPLO)

With a background in both art and architecture, FPLO has been active for fifteen years across the US, Europe, and South America. His style, reminiscent of stained glass, features colorful blocks forming outlined figures of animals and mythical beings.

3. Jules Muck


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Born in England and now residing in Venice, Jules Muck brought her “Cakes, Kitties N Cars” mural to Wynwood during her #MuckTour. Her intricate artworks have gained recognition from publications like the LA Times and Rolling Stone Magazine.

4. David ‘MEGGS’ Hooke

Originally from Australia, MEGGS has left his mark with vibrant red and cyan murals across the U.S. and globally, particularly in California and the West Coast. Despite the ever-changing Wynwood walls, his piece “No Sea No Life” has endured since Art Basel 2014.

5. Haas & Hahn


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Jeroen Koolhaas (HAAS) and Dre Urhahn (HAHN) focus on community activism through art, particularly in underserved areas. Their renowned project involved painting the Favelas of Brazil and garnered attention, including a TED Talk. That particular mural is from Wynwood Walls’ 2014 program, The Art of Collaboration.

6. King Raptuz

An Italian graffiti artist and founding member of TDK Crew and The Spaghetti Funk Crew, known for his geometric style. They created a piece for Art Basel 2015 at the Hausammann Gallery.

7. Miss Van


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Hailing from Toulouse, France, Miss Van is renowned for her unique blend of graffiti and feminine aesthetics. Her signature “Poupes” figures feature prominently in her work, challenging the male-dominated graffiti scene. You can find one of her pieces at Wynwood Walls, a showcase of prominent street artists.

8. Brusk

A French artist recognized for his eerie, melting rainbow figures that adorn both gallery interiors and exteriors. This mural is another example of the impactful works featured in “Big Walls, Big Dreams.”

Murals You Can’t-Miss Out On

The Favela Painting

The Favela Painting Mural

This mural is on the side of Zak the Baker in the center of Wynwood. It enhances the neighborhood’s appeal and is a key attraction for visitors.

The Shepard Fairey Piece

The Shepard Fairey Mural at Wynwood Walls

You can find this mural by Shepard Fairey at 2520 Northwest 2nd Avenue. It uses bright red and yellow colors and features figures like the Dalai Lama, reflecting Fairey’s unique style and his approach to social issues through art.

The Kobra Murals

The Kobra Murals at Wynwood Walls

Brazilian artist Kobra painted these murals. They display faces from various cultures, including Karen tribespeople from Northern Thailand and Native Americans in traditional clothes. The detailed and colorful artworks celebrate cultural diversity and heritage.

Clandestinos’ #FreeLolita’ Mural

Clandestinos' #FreeLolita' Mural at Wynwood Walls

Artists Shalak Attack and Bruno Smoky created this piece for Art Basel, displayed at Wynwood Walls. It shows the Seaquarium Orca and highlights concerns about environmental and animal welfare.

Tickets and Tours

You can buy tickets for Wynwood Walls online, with free admission for children under 12 who still need a ticket.

Apart from regular entry to see the artwork on your own, there are different packages available, including guided tours, early access tours, tours with artists, and private tours.

They also offer spray paint courses for those interested in trying their hand at mural painting.

Wynwood Walls and The Wynwood Walls Shop are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

The doors to Wynwood Walls close 30 minutes before closing time.

Brief History of Wynwood

In the 1970s, Wynwood was characterized by aging warehouses, offering little in terms of cultural appeal. However, in the early 2000s, entrepreneur and visionary Tony Goldman recognized its potential. Known for revitalizing areas like SoHo in New York City and South Beach, Goldman set his sights on transforming Wynwood.

Through his company, Goldman Properties, he aimed to turn the struggling neighborhood into a vibrant cultural hub. The culmination of his vision came with the opening of Wynwood Walls during Art Basel 2009, establishing an outdoor art gallery in the heart of Wynwood.

What began as a single project blossomed into a thriving community of art enthusiasts. Monthly art walks became a staple, confirming Goldman’s vision of Wynwood as a canvas for urban street art.

Today, Wynwood is a pedestrian-friendly district where art permeates every corner. In addition to the iconic Wynwood Walls, visitors can explore buildings adorned with ever-changing murals, reflecting the neighborhood’s dynamic and creative spirit.