street artist


Street artists create visual art such as graffiti art or sticker art in urban environments' public spaces, on the streets, typically expressing feelings or political views and ideas, opting for non-traditional art venues.

Scope notes

Excludes outdoors performing artists.

Alternative label

  • paste-up street artist

  • graffiti artist

  • street visual artist

  • stencil artist

  • street caricaturist

  • urban artist

  • pictorial muralist

  • muralist

  • light street artist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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