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Funding goal for artist studio space

Thu 8 October 2015, 6:11 pm

Wood Street Walls, a Waltham Forest art collective which is installing murals throughout the borough, is close to reaching its crowdfunding goal to create studio spaces for artists in the borough.

A Wood Street Walls mural in Waltham Forest

The organisation is less than £1,500 away from its target of £38,000 after securing £18,000 from the mayor of London’s High Street Fund scheme. 

Established a year ago, with the aim to make art accessible for residents and visitors to Waltham Forest, Wood Street Walls has recently worked with the council to erect a mural on the newly pedestrianised West Avenue Bridge. 

Wood Street Walls member, Mark Clack, said: “The team launched their crowdfunding campaign to establish an affordable, creative hub in Wood Street. Popularity and interest is evident with the team securing over £20,000 in donations from residents and businesses, while the list of artists wanting to move is ever growing.” 

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