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About Wood Street Walls


[block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Our Mission" } [/block] Creating a sustainable link between the local and artistic communities of Waltham Forest through public art, affordable studio space and free workshops. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Our Goals" } [/block] * To make art accessible for the residents of and visitors to Waltham Forest through the erection and installation of outdoor public art. * To establish a new creative hub for the area: Wood Street Studios, by repurposing a disused and derelict building. * To provide free workshops to the local community lead by our resident artists in return for affordable rent. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "What We Do" } [/block] * Community led initiative by residents * Registered Community Interest Company (CIC) - company number 09577061 * Founded by Mark Clack and Tom Jackson September 2014 * 6 core members - including artists Static (www.welikestatic.com) and ATMA ([www.atma-art.com](http://www.atma-art.com)) * Ever growing network of volunteers and affiliates * Supported by local businesses - Stow Brothers, The Blitz Factory and Matthew Eyles Architects * Backed by Wood Street Ward funding with letters of support from Cllr Clare Coghill & Stella Creasy MP * 14 murals completed since launch (one still needs a home) * 11 commission walls * 4,500 Twitter followers & counting * 80+ items of media coverage