City gets a Rise out of the ROA moa

19:52, Jan 01 2014
Rise Teresa Oman
SEPIA HUES: This striking large portrait of model Teresa Oman was created by Australian artist Rone on Worcester St.
Rise Daek William
BLUE ON BLUE: Australian artist Daek William produced this evocative image on Durham St.
Rise Beastman
TEXTURE AND TONE: Beastman and Vans the Omega collaborated on this artwork at The Colombo mall in Sydenham.
Rise BMD
CONCERTINA EFFECT: Wellington street artists BMD created this large artwork on the side of the old Kathmandu store in Cashel St.
Rise Eno
THOUGHT-PROVOKING: Work by street artist Eno on the side of The Colombo mall in Sydenham.
Rise Askew
BIG IMPACT: This work near Cathedral Junction by artist Askew was modelled on 17-year-old Kristen Apollos.
Rise Ghstie
MODERN FOCUS: Works by street artists Ghstie and Paulie on the side of the YMCA building on Hereford St.
Roa
WORLD-RENOWNED: Street artist ROA has completed his large painting of a moa on the side of the Canterbury Museum.

World-renowned street artist ROA has completed his large painting of a moa on the side of the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch.

The big black and white artwork on the northern wall of the museum was finished this week by the Belgian artist, who is known for his large pictures of animals.

ROA is one of about a dozen artists who have been commissioned to create works as part of the Rise street art festival.

The festival also features an exhibition at the Canterbury Museum of international and Kiwi street artists, work by British street artist Banksy and new work by Australian artist Ian Strange.

The exhibition has already proved to be one of the most popular in the museum's history.

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