Stencil Archive News

Finally! New Photo Uploads - Mid-Summer ed.

Submitted by russell on Sun, 07/14/2019 - 15:04

Thanks for the submissions: Francis Mariani, Alicia Benoit, TXMX, Eleni, Deborah, Kellan, and Brooklyn Street Art
On the turntable: Tame Impala, Robert Plant, Femi Kuti
Photo: Alicia Benoit (Siena, IT); artist unknown

>NEW< Morocco (just one)




UK (just one, for now)

East Bay, Cal

Los Angeles (just one)

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New Late-May Uploads for the Stencil Archives

Submitted by russell on Sun, 05/19/2019 - 12:56

Submission thanks to: Kevin Caplicki (Just Seeds), Josiah, Brooklyn Street Art, and fnnch
Tunes while we work (brought to you by the letter "R"): Rush, Radiohead, Rolling Stones, and Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians
Art/Photo: Vox Romana

blek (just one)

Cuba (finally! just one)



Los Angeles, CA, USA

NeSpoon (just one)

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(FIXED) ISSUE: Thumbnails down in the Archive pages

Submitted by russell on Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:25

Thanks to Mission Web Works for the fix!

Issue has been fixed.... refresh your browser to reload thumbnails.


You may have noticed that the Stencil Archive albums are showing broken links for the thumbnails. Emails and job tickets have been put in motion to fix the broken links.

WORKAROUND: The linked text/titles still work. Clicking through will get you to the albums, where the stencil photos can still be viewed.

As always, thanks for visiting and being patient while we fix things.

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This is a Creative Commons site that is supported by other sources of income, including any donations…

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New Uploads for Pollen-filled Sunsets

Submitted by russell on Sun, 04/07/2019 - 19:48

Submission thanks to: TXMX, Josiah, Brooklyn Street Art, Mission Local, and Jeremy Novy
Vinyl backup by: Pink Floyd, Animal Collective, and Tom Waits
Photo: color snap of Bear and Bob Thomas' original Grateful Dead logo stencil (1970, WI)

The rest of the CDMX stencils

akore (just one)

A few from C215

>NEW< leni (Hamburg)



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New Pics: CDMX especial

Submitted by russell on Sat, 03/30/2019 - 15:26

Thanks for the extra set of eyes, Esmeralda.
Photo: Funky cook in Roma Norte

All styles en CDMX (Mexico City)

>NEW< Funky Cook

>NEW< Cartel del Arte

Fresh Uploads: Ides of March ed.

Submitted by russell on Sun, 03/10/2019 - 17:15

Thanks to: TXMX, Brooklyn Street Art
Photo: Jason, the Riot Cop by rumo (TXMX photo)
Music: KDVS :: Browser: Brave :: https: eff

>NEW< Cartoonneros

>NEW< Liz Art

>NEW< ork


Mr. Fahrenheit (just one)

Neal (just one)

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Pre-Rent Distractions: New Uploads

Submitted by russell on Sat, 01/26/2019 - 21:10

Thanks to: Lincoln Cushing, TXMX (the 2019 uploads begin), BSA, Nicole, Josiah, and Eleni
Music while uploading: Kamasi Washington (vinyl)
Photo: TXMX in La Paz




Italy (just one)

Hamburg, DE (the TXMX uploads begin!)

East Bay, Cal

Wynwood, FL


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20 Jan.: Stencil Making Workshop (East Bay, Cal.)

Submitted by russell on Fri, 01/11/2019 - 19:35

Do you love stencil art? Ever been curious about how they are made? Perhaps you have thought up an idea that you think would make a fun stencil. Maybe you have an art/crafts project going and think a stencil may help with the final item.

No matter what your skill level is, if you want to make a stencil while getting hands-on instruction, advice, and help…. then the Stencil Making Workshop at the Orange Room may be a great place to start!

Join Stencil Archive's very own Russell Howze for an afternoon of all-things stencils. Show up with an idea if you can and be prepared to immerse yourself in the world of negative space! Some equipment will be provided, but if you have your own paper/plastic/board (to cut out a stencil with), x-acto…

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R.I.P. Robi the Dog

Submitted by russell on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:45

TXMX in Hamburg just informed the Stencil Archive of the death of Robi the Dog (his Stencil Archive). Swiss artist Robi the Dog pasted up intriguing, surreal, and humorous stencils throughout Hamburg, Berlin and other parts of Europe. He died late August of 2016 at the age 37/38. In an interview with, Robi the Dog stated that he got into street art in 2006, and was interested in giving as much art to the people by "exercising his right to change the environment that he lived in". Stencil Archive extends its sympathies to the friends and family of Robi the Dog, as well as to all of those whole admired his…

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Fresh Uploads to Kick Off 2019

Submitted by russell on Sat, 01/05/2019 - 18:48

Let's hope that 2019 is full of negative space!
Thanks for the submissions! Cheers to: Amanda, Brooklyn Street Art, Hugh, and Josiah.
Photo: Amanda S.




Banksy (just one)

>NEW< stencil legend Peter Kuper



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