Paint & Explore with a Graffiti Artist | Austin

2 hour in-person event

Event short description

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Hosted by Color Cartel

Go beyond the gallery to experience the historic and creative street culture of East Austin. Immerse yourself into the vibrant unsanctioned murals and tags, and learn about street artist's motives and techniques from some of the most prominent local graffiti and street artists. We have a wide range of knowledge about the graffiti world so be vocal about your curiosities!

In-person event

Your guests will need to travel to the host's location to attend the event.
See Location details below for more information.

Group size

This event supports 1 - 30 participants.

Group participation level

High - Guests will be asked to perform tasks, respond to, or engage with the group.

Event duration

2 hours

Full details

How it works

Learn fundamental techniques to leave your mark on Austin’s graffiti scene from an authentic graffiti writer as you spray paint a wall — with permission. During this experience, your host will demonstrate their craft by personalizing your very own “hi my name is” T-shirt!


  • BYOB!! (Painting section - on property only)
  • This is an outdoor experience, we walk down a dirt, track-side road, dress for your comfort accordingly.
  • Great for corporate or group events, bachelorette parties, teams, and team-building experiences.
  • Shirt size is unisex.

Things you'll need

Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.

  • We will meet at our Studio located at 2511 E. 6th Street on the day and time of your event. Parking is very limited, we recommend walking or scooters!!
  • Wear comfortable shoes and bring some sunglasses or protective sun gear.

Location details

Your guests will need to travel to the host's location to attend the event.

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Your host Color Cartel

Andrew aka APSE, is a locally famous artists with colorful experience in both the underground and professional street art worlds. His emotionally stimulating murals and art works can be found both abroad and in most major cities in the United States, including Honolulu, SF, Chicago, Miami, and NYC.

APSE's works has been featured in books, magazines, and papers- and have received international accolades. He is an enthusiastic expert who loves perfecting the basics as much as he love teaching them.

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