LA (Latin American) Dreams

Many poems, songs, and conversations are about having a sense of belonging, or not belonging. I usually felt alien to this concept since I had never felt a sense of belonging - and this didn’t really matter to me. Recently,...

  • Author: Lorena Endara

Climbing Acatenango – Part 2

In our previous instalment, our heroes were about to brave a volcano until  they got a call from their (spirit) guide. What happens next? Find out, as  'Goddamned volcanoes' continues! Just when we were all prepared and hyped up to...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Climbing Acatenango – Part 1

If you would've told me I'd be hiking up a volcano over a year ago, I would've laughed in your face. Not just because I'm lazy but also because while sitting behind my desk in the Netherlands, going up a...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

The Flowers of Therese O’Keeffe

Let us introduce you to the vibrant work of Therese. The bright, yet soothing colours are a feast for the eye. Her paintings have the Irish countryside written all over it. With great pleasure we bring you a few words...

  • Author: Kaymir Stark

Shok1 – X-Fly

You might know that we're big fans of London based (graffiti) artist. Over time we gathered two fantastic prints of his, and recently he released one of his flyest (excuse the pun) print yet! They're released in three different versions...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Drew Leshko – Home is where you park it

Very few would consider an 'ordinary' garbage dumpster as art. Yet Philadelphia based artist Drew Leshko has the skill to make you look at your surroundings and every day buildings in a new, appreciative way. Drew takes the time out...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Mark Kirkpatrick and his liking for barren landscapes

We at CFYE are all about exploring, whether that be physically in the field or mentally in the mind. We salute the hikers, the sailors, the cosplayers, the wonderers, the scientists and everything else in between. For me personally I am...

  • Author: Kaymir Stark

Pahnl – A little art

The last decade we've seen stencil art changing from something simple and reproducible to rocket-surgery work with 15 layers of stencils and 25 colours depicting an ironic post-modern interpretations of 90's graffiti. Pahnl takes a different approach. The Oxford (England) based street artists...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Fashion photography with Gennadiy Chernomashintsev

Ukrainian fashion photographer Gennadiy Chernomashintsev was born in the USSR in 1968 and currently works as an art-director for the Ukrainian magazine DOMINO. His love for photography started at an early age, and he developed a special love for fashion...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Martin Ron – Bigger than life

At the most recent Upfest, some amazing murals were erected! Amongst all the visual violence, works still stood out, like the ones from Martin Ron. Martin Ron is an amazing muralist hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He's been responsible for...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Etnik – Upside down city

Etnik (Florence, Italy) has been doing graffiti since the early 90's. Over time he has developed a signature style, transforming his letters from graffiti to what he calls an 'upside-down city landscape' with geometrical and architectural figures. Responsible for tons...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

My Dog Sighs – Free as in artist

UK based artist My Dog Sighs has been around for quite a while! He's well known for being a generous soul with his FreeArtFriday's project and of course, for his beautiful eyes (the painted ones, we can't comment on his...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Boxhead and Matthew Knight – Keeping busy

Being based in Amsterdam, we've had the honour to meet some amazing artists like Boxhead, who has lived in Amsterdam for a couple of years and Matthew Knight whom we met at his show in the Go Gallery, Amsterdam. What...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Scott Albrecht – Zero tolerance

Recently we got in touch with artist and designer Scott Albrecht(1983), based in Brooklyn, NY. It turned out his exhibition 'HERE AND NOW' opened in the Andenken / Batallion gallery right in our hometown Amsterdam. Of course, we missed the exhibition, but...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Chris Frank – A great creative compensation

Chris is a 42 years old guy, who’s living with his wife and two kids (girls) in Zürich, Switzerland. He likes loud music, John Irving, SpongeBob, National Geographic, computer games and bad jokes. Seems like our kind of guy on the CFYE...

  • Author: Kaymir Stark

Loes van Delft – Pursuing dreams

Loes van Delft(1991) has been working hard to pursue her dream of being an professional artist, and it’s paying off! Her works, often bright and positive, bring out the best in people and with her signature, painting style, her happy character...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Catching up with C215

We can't stay away from the works of Christian Guemy aka C215. We've interviewed and featured him on multiple occasions and this certainly won't be the last time we show you his work. His impeccable stencil art with his unique...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij

Jakub Rozalski – The art of Mr.Werewolf

Epic might be one of the most misused words in the English language, but it's certainly in its place when describing the works of artist Jakub Rozalski(34), hailing from Krakow, Poland. Inspired by classical paintings and modern techniques and armed...

  • Author: Arden de Raaij