5 suburbs in Sydney to appreciate street art

The acceptance of street art has risen over the years, with some Street Artists winning coveted prizes for their work. And even though it’s been controversial in times gone by, it’s now becoming a recognised – and often beautiful – form of artistic expression. 

We’re proud to say that Sydney has their own style of street art. One that is witty and carefree but also daring and edgy. A lot of the time, it makes a point – in an extremely beautiful and eye-catching way.

This street art is scattered throughout various suburbs. And we’ve put together a list of our favourite five. So, the next time you’re out and about in Sydney, make sure you keep an eye out for these.



The suburb is well-known for their artistic take on political subjects as well as reflective murals on life itself. A stroll through the streets of Redfern is never boring, with creativity  bouncing from the walls. 

Fintan Magee


You’ll find lots of Instagrammable pieces on the walls around this suburb. 

The Ox King


This edgy suburb is packed full of murals and street art that inspires and sings a meaningful song. 

St Peters

There’s one particular street to head to in the suburb of St Peters and that street is May Lane. Tugi Balog started the trend in 2010 when he invited artists to paint the back alley of his framing business. This trend has now spread and there are pieces to admire from artists around the world. 

Sophi Odling


Home to some of our city’s most popular art galleries, this suburb is the place to go when you’re craving creativity. With many artists sharing their incredible work throughout the streets for you to admire