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Opening Night: Olek and Jet Martinez (Hi-Fructose)

whitewallssf.com February 19, 2014
Opening Night: Olek and Jet Martinez (Hi-Fructose)

Hi-Fructose online editor, Nastia Voynovskaya, attended the recent opening of Jet Martinez’s City of Eternal Springtime at White Walls alongside Olek’s I... [Read more]

Opening Photos: Jet Martinez, Olek, Kerry Miller and...

whitewallssf.com February 13, 2014
Opening Photos: Jet Martinez, Olek, Kerry Miller and Melanie Alves (Derek Macario)

This past weekend marked the opening of four new shows at White Walls s City of Eternal Springtime spans the front two rooms of the gallery and features 17... [Read more]

Olek’s Crocheted Boat Makes a Political Statement (Complex)

whitewallssf.com February 12, 2014
Olek’s Crocheted Boat Makes a Political Statement (Complex)

Complex writer Susan Cheng reviewed the recent opening of Olek’s  I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet which featured a full-size boat housed within an... [Read more]

Olek’s Crocheted Boat Makes a Political Statement (Complex)

whitewallssf.com February 12, 2014
Olek’s Crocheted Boat Makes a Political Statement (Complex)

Complex writer Susan Cheng reviewed the recent opening of Olek’s  I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet which featured a full-size boat housed within an... [Read more]

Opening Reception: Jet Martinez & Olek at White Walls...

whitewallssf.com February 12, 2014
Opening Reception: Jet Martinez & Olek at White Walls (Fecal Face)

Fecal Face writer Rachel Ralph attended the opening of the February shows this past Saturday at White Walls and reviewed two of the shows here.  After urging... [Read more]

Install Photos: Olek’s “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My...

whitewallssf.com February  8, 2014
Install Photos: Olek’s “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet”

Photo credit: Derek Macario Olek’s I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet opens tonight (RSVP) in the White Walls Project Space and features a colorful... [Read more]

Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet”...

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014
Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet” by Olek

White Walls Presents: I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet White Walls is pleased to announce I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet by Polish... [Read more]

Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

whitewallssf.com January 30, 2014
Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

Boys, Oakland, California 2013 Polish crochet artist extraordinaire, Olek will be exhibiting at White Walls February 8 through March 8. The artist who... [Read more]

Street Artist Olek Goes to Jail in Poland (Brooklyn...

whitewallssf.com January 23, 2014
Street Artist Olek Goes to Jail in Poland (Brooklyn Street Art)

Olek. Katowice, Poland. January 2014. (photo © Davido Wojtek) Brooklyn Street Art‘s most recent feature on Olek highlights her completion of an inspiring... [Read more]

Street Artist Olek Goes To Jail in Poland

brooklynstreetart.com January 18, 2014
Street Artist Olek Goes To Jail in Poland

Street Artist Olek went to jail this week. We’re pleased to report that she made quick friends and crocheted a 65 foot long wall hanging. “Pocaluj... [Read more]

Olek’s tribute to Nelson Mandela

blog.vandalog.com January 12, 2014
Olek’s tribute to Nelson Mandela

Click to view large Earlier this week, Olek and her team descended upon Little Italy for The L.I.S.A. Project NYC‘s first public artwork of 2014. Olek... [Read more]

String Theory: The Art of Olek (Hi-Fructose, Vol. 29)

whitewallssf.com October 29, 2013
String Theory: The Art of Olek (Hi-Fructose, Vol. 29)

In their October issue, Vol. 29  Hi-Fructose includes a ten page feature by Nastia Voynovskaya, on  the work of Agata Oleksiak, also known as “Olek.”... [Read more]

London: Olek and the Elephant Family

butterflyartnews.com May 22, 2013
London: Olek and the Elephant Family

Currently on display in London Covent Garden are two multi-coloured crocheted elephants by NYC Street artist Olek. The  Elephant Family  – an initiative... [Read more]

Yarn Bomb brightens Sylvania - Toledo Blade

toledoblade.com February  5, 2014

Toledo Blade Yarn Bomb brightens SylvaniaToledo BladeYarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art in which knitted or crocheted yarn is used for... [Read more]

Yarn Bomb brightens Sylvania - Toledo Blade

toledoblade.com February  5, 2014

Yarn Bomb brightens SylvaniaToledo BladeYarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art in which knitted or crocheted yarn is used for displays rather than... [Read more]

15-Foot-Tall Crocheted Doilies Consume Gallery Walls

mymodernmet.com January 22, 2014

Keeping Up Appearances is an ongoing, site-specific installation project by Ashley V. Blalock in which she strings up huge crocheted, web-like doilies... [Read more]

Statue-dressing popular in Saskatoon - Edmonton Journal

edmontonjournal.com January 18, 2014

Statue-dressing popular in SaskatoonEdmonton JournalHer project marries the practice of yarn-bombing, a type of street art that employs colourful displays of... [Read more]

Statue-dressing popular in Saskatoon - Edmonton Journal

edmontonjournal.com January 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal Statue-dressing popular in SaskatoonEdmonton JournalHer project marries the practice of yarn-bombing, a type of street art that employs... [Read more]

Yarn-bombing popular in Saskatoon - Edmonton Journal

edmontonjournal.com January 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal Yarn-bombing popular in SaskatoonEdmonton JournalHer project marries the practice of yarn-bombing, a type of street art that employs... [Read more]

Yarn-bombing popular in Saskatoon - Edmonton Journal

edmontonjournal.com January 17, 2014

Yarn-bombing popular in SaskatoonEdmonton JournalHer project marries the practice of yarn-bombing, a type of street art that employs colourful displays of... [Read more]

Yarn-bombing popular in Saskatoon - Edmonton Journal

edmontonjournal.com January 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal Yarn-bombing popular in SaskatoonEdmonton JournalHer project marries the practice of yarn-bombing, a type of street art that employs... [Read more]

Scientifically Accurate Botanical Yarn Art in Brooklyn

mymodernmet.com January 14, 2014

Hurry, it's not too late to still check out Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s current exhibit, Knit, Purl, Sow, an entire show devoted to knitting! You have until... [Read more]

Domestic craft meets street art - Regina Leader-Post

leaderpost.com August 14, 2013

Domestic craft meets street artRegina Leader-PostYarnbombing is a relatively new form of street art. Bits of yarn, knitted or crocheted, splay across public... [Read more]

Domestic craft meets street art - Regina Leader-Post

leaderpost.com August 14, 2013

Regina Leader-Post Domestic craft meets street artRegina Leader-PostYarnbombing is a relatively new form of street art. Bits of yarn, knitted or... [Read more]

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nod - KOIN.com

koin.com July 22, 2013

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nodKOIN.comThe term “yarn bomb” refers to “street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth,... [Read more]

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nod - KOIN.com

koin.com July 22, 2013

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nodKOIN.comThe term “yarn bomb” refers to “street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth,... [Read more]

Mystery knitters 'bomb' town with woollen kisses -...

Staffordshire Newsletter Mystery knitters 'bomb' town with woollen kissesStaffordshire NewsletterYarn bombing is a form of street art where trees,... [Read more]

Heights yarnbombers responding to vandal with beauty -...

blog.chron.com June 20, 2013

Heights yarnbombers responding to vandal with beautyHouston Chronicle (blog)Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or... [Read more]

Busy Saturday for outdoors art in Uphams Corner and Four...

dotnews.com June 20, 2013

Busy Saturday for outdoors art in Uphams Corner and Four CornersDorchester ReporterAdding more than a dash of color will be youth yarn-storming (a form of... [Read more]

Yarn bombing in Louth - Louth Leader

louthleader.co.uk June 17, 2013

Louth Leader Yarn bombing in LouthLouth LeaderYarn bombing, also known as urban knitting, is street art using colourful displays of knitted or... [Read more]

Giant crocheted doily appears under Bristol bridge - BBC...

bbc.co.uk June 13, 2013

BBC Bristol website Giant crocheted doily appears under Bristol bridgeBBC Bristol websiteYarn bombing - also known as guerrilla knitting - is a type... [Read more]

Being a young carer since the age of eight - Warrington...

warringtonguardian.co.uk June 13, 2013

Warrington Guardian Being a young carer since the age of eightWarrington GuardianThe BBQ will also play host to a yarn bomb - a type of street art... [Read more]

Queensgate woolly mammoths 'yarn bombed' by BombShells...

fox19.com June  8, 2013

Queensgate woolly mammoths 'yarn bombed' by BombShells Yarn - FOX19.com ...FOX19Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colorful... [Read more]

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of art - Bedfordshire News

bedfordshire-news.co.uk June  2, 2013

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of artBedfordshire NewsJOIN the rest of the town in celebration of World Yarnbombing Day as local resident Liz Wright... [Read more]

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of art - Bedfordshire News

bedfordshire-news.co.uk June  2, 2013

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of artBedfordshire NewsJOIN the rest of the town in celebration of World Yarnbombing Day as local resident Liz Wright... [Read more]

Norcross Weekend Planner: Yarn Bombing, Live Theatre, Car...

norcross.patch.com May 31, 2013

Norcross Weekend Planner: Yarn Bombing, Live Theatre, Car Expo and MorePatch.comYarn Bomb: Come enjoy yarn bombing, which is a type of street art that... [Read more]

As One Mystery is Solved, Yarn Bombing Appears in...

hamlethub.com May 28, 2013

As One Mystery is Solved, Yarn Bombing Appears in RidgefieldHamletHubAccording to the Urban Dictionary, “yarn bombing or yarn tagging is a type of graffiti... [Read more]

Left Lion in Nottingham is 'yarn bombed' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk May 22, 2013

Left Lion in Nottingham is 'yarn bombed'BBC NewsYarn bombing, also known as guerrilla knitting, is a type of street art or graffiti using items made from... [Read more]

Rich history of art celebrated at Ararat gallery - Ararat...

araratadvertiser.com.au May 20, 2013

Rich history of art celebrated at Ararat galleryArarat AdvertiserYarn bombing is a form of street art involving knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre being... [Read more]

'Yarn Bomb' - The Union Leader

unionleader.com May  9, 2013

'Yarn Bomb'The Union LeaderEXPLOSION OF COLOR: More than 100 local sewing enthusiasts are collaborating on a Queen City "yarn bomb," a playful form of street... [Read more]

Cars turn into art in name of festival - Forbes Advocate

forbesadvocate.com.au May  6, 2013

Cars turn into art in name of festivalForbes Advocate... Music's Dane Millerd and Lindsay Kennedy with a couple of crocheted cars on Wednesday. Parked cars... [Read more]

When we entertained ourselves - Times Record News

timesrecordnews.com April 28, 2013

When we entertained ourselvesTimes Record NewsYarn bombing (also called guerrilla knitting or graffiti knitting), a type of street art in which artists... [Read more]

Graffiti knitting intrigues Weston hikers - The Weston Forum

thewestonforum.com April 24, 2013

The Weston Forum Graffiti knitting intrigues Weston hikersThe Weston ForumA likely explanation for the crocheted banners is that they are examples of... [Read more]

'Yarnbombing' In Wrexham Town Centre (Video!) - Wrexham.com

wrexham.com April 18, 2013

Wrexham.com 'Yarnbombing' In Wrexham Town Centre (Video!)Wrexham.comYarnbombing, also known as yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or... [Read more]

Yarnbombers strike again - Your Local Guardian

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April 12, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombers strike againYour Local GuardianThe first example of the street art was a parking sign in Bridgeman Road, Teddington,... [Read more]

Yarnbombers strike again, this time in Hampton Wick -...

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April 12, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombers strike again, this time in Hampton WickYour Local GuardianThe first example of the street art was a parking sign in... [Read more]

Giant dress to net One Way festival crowd - Gold Coast...

goldcoast.com.au April 10, 2013

Gold Coast Bulletin News Giant dress to net One Way festival crowdGold Coast Bulletin NewsInspiration for the project unraveled from street art and... [Read more]

Yarnbombing arrives in Teddington - Your Local Guardian

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April  5, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombing arrives in TeddingtonYour Local GuardianThe woolly creation is an example of yarnbombing or guerrilla knitting, which... [Read more]

Exeter Around the Town - Exeter News-Letter

seacoastonline.com March 29, 2013

Exeter Around the TownExeter News-Letter"It is street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn on things like trees, street signs,... [Read more]

Olek’s Billboard

monorex.com March 17, 2013

Olek who can make amazing art with a ball of yarn and a crochet hook has struck again in the USA.   She has redesigned the billboard taking over this one in... [Read more]