If you live in Aberdeen you probably can’t help but notice the art that has appeared on our buildings and doors the past couple of years. If you haven’t, this is a great chance for you to go exploring in Aberdeen to find the various pieces produced by Nuart and Painted Doors ABDN. So take your camera and get exploring!
This art piece is a wall of paste-up monsters created by Bortusk Leer. The wall is on the top of the St. Nicolas Rooftop Gardens. Bortusk Leer has made his name painting colourful cartoon monsters onto newspaper and then pasting them up everywhere.
Mosaics on St. Nicolas Lane featuring tributes to the victims of Aberdeen’s witch-hunting past and the Suffragettes by Carrie Reichardt. These mosaics are set to be the main feature of history tours in Aberdeen.
The Herakut mural is situated at the Green beside the Indoor Market. It reads “Don’t hide… Because you are that light” the artists also did some smaller pieces throughout Aberdeen.
This piece on Jopps Lane was created by stencil artist Elki. You might know the artist by his famous bagpiper which is right next to his newest artwork and is one of the oldest pieces of street art in Aberdeen.
Created by a street art duo Snik, this graffiti combines realism and fantasy with the theatrical play of light and shadow. The artwork is located on the wall of Pure Gym (Ship Row).
Situated on the Caledonian House, this piece of work was created by two Norway-based street artists , Nimi and RH74.
This industrial-themed mural was created by a Polish artist M-City in 2017.You can find the piece at 18 Harriet Street.
This artwork on 83B Loch Street was created by an Australian artist Fintan Magee, who is one of the leading figurative street artists in the world. His work is inspired by personal experiences and social issues like climate change or class struggle.
This piece of work at the end of Union Street was created by Sheffield-based artist Phlem.
Painted Doors ABDN Project started in 2016 as part of Aberdeen Inspired’s Summer of Art project. Local artists transformed 12 doors on The Green, Langstane Place and Windmill Brae. The project continued after the festival has ended and now there are over 24 beautiful doors around Aberdeen city centre and the number keeps growing.
David McCracken – Abroad
Catherine Ross- A wish in the water
Kelly Anne Cairns – Migration
Julie-Ann Simpson – Leaf dance
Caitlin Hynes – Dreamcoats
Cosmic Nuggets – Space bear
Ade Adesina – Baobab Tree
Kilo Alpha Editions – High sign
David Iain Brown
‘Trick or Eat’ by KMG
Mary Butterworth – A way out
Let us know if you see any art around Aberdeen! Tag RGU in your photos @robertgordonuni on Twitter and Instagram!