Ponsonby Central ( next to Brown st entrance) 17th Feb - 17th Jun 2015
Street art meets social media. Kelsey Montague a street artist that is becoming a social media phenomenon, comes to Ponsonby to draw one of her now famous angel wings murals. Hash tagged #whatliftsyou she has done several of these artworks around the world and has recently reached instagram fame due to Taylor Swift gramming an image of herself “wearing” the angel wings. http://bit.ly/1EE1jKU
Invited by the Ponsonby Business Association, Ponsonby Central provided the location for this new work ; a 4 x 5 m black hoarding mounted on their brick wall at 6 Brown St.
Kelsey completed the work over the course of one day - Tuesday 17th February.
Get Your Wings
Take a photo of yourself Instagram with the hash tag #getyourwings #ponsonbycentral
Tell us what lifts you? The best answer wins dinner for two at Burger Burger and dessert at The Dairy.
Drawn March 2015.
A bit about Kelsey Montague.
Kelsey completed her first wing mural last year in the popular Nolita neighborhood in New York City. This piece has been featured on the Instagram accounts of Taylor Swift, Vanessa Hudgens and Refinery 29. MTV and Buzzfeed featured her work and Mashable did an in-depth video article about Kelsey’s ability to create pieces that are at the intersection of street art and social media.
Kelsey Montague has spent the last decade living and traveling around the world to collect images, gain experiences, hone her skills and share her art – from Florence and London to the past four years in Manhattan. Her work has been exhibited in both public and private shows, and is included in a number of collections. A sampling of Montague’s work and style can be viewed at http://www.kelseymontagueart.com, and http://@kelseymontagueart on Instagram.