6 Local Artists You Should Be Keeping An Eye Out For

 

Every year, on October 25, we celebrate International Artists’ Day – so today, we’re celebrating some of our most iconic local artists! Here are 6 Maltese artists who are absolutely killing it at their art right now…

 

LittleBlueWhale

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Say hello to LittleBlueWhale, a whimsical artist who makes handmade items, such as wall hangings and clay jewellery, as well as original artworks – all of which are ‘made with love, patience, and magic’.

 

Steffi Venturi

 

Meet Steffi, a Maltese freelance illustrator who creates anything from stunningly detailed wedding invitations to vibrant tote bags, adorable animal illustrations, and some cute doodles in between!

 

Rad_clay

With clay as her preferred medium, @rad­­­_clay makes, well… the raddest of clay that’s painted and glazed to perfection.

 

 

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From vibrant colours and groovy patterns to some rather peculiar shapes, rad­_clay makes a lot of creative trinkets, incense holders, and ashtrays!

 

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Next up is @Becks_art.jpg, a Maltese illustrator and a current X-Factor contestant (yup! Pretty impressive… right?)

 

Rebecca creates the most wholesome of illustrations, and some loveable drawings too! She even created a graphic novel on the local legend ‘Is-Sirena tal-Isla’ through sequential art!

 

Franxlongo

If you’re looking for some artsy, handmade birthday cards – we’ve got you covered!

 

 

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Check out @Franxlongo, a local illustrator and aspiring tattoo artist who makes the most adorable customised cards and tiny, comical watercolour illustrations!

 

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Last but not least is @littletreasures_bygabriella, who specialises in resin homeware and gifts (which I’m pretty sure you’ve heard about, given the resin art TikTok trend)…

 

And we’re not kidding when we say resin art is Gabriella’s speciality – I mean, this girl does everything from beautiful resin keychains, bookmarks, and notebooks to spectacular resin coasters and jewellery!

 

Was there a killer, local artist that we missed? Tag them in the comments!

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