GRAFFITI-Lembo work around Cathays and Roath

Ever walked along a street around Roath, Cathays and even the City Centre and spotted a small cat lurking on a lampost or street sign?
Well it’s probably by local street artist Lembo. I don’t actually know anything else about this character apart from to say that they predominently feature cats, stencils and the odd bit of political graffiti.
Wintry graffiti in Roath, Cardiff.Lembo grafitti
Recently Lembo has taken his cat theme a bit further and featured a lime green cat near the Elm Street lanes but also a much more fantastic full size cat-face on the side of Home Bargains on Albany Road.
Lembo graffiti
Lembo graffiti
Lembo graffiti
Lembo graffiti
Lembo graffiti
Whilst taking those photos I was getting so many strange looks for taking a photo of a giant cat face – noone else seemed to fully appreciate this purrfect piece of art adorning the wall.
Lembo graffiti
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Lembo grafitti

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5 Responses to “GRAFFITI-Lembo work around Cathays and Roath”

  1. Great, isn’t it? Have been keeping an eye out for happy cat since I saw the albany road one. Had no idea all the cats were by the same person! Great stuff 🙂

  2. Love this post – going to add a link to it 🙂 I’ll be looking out for more of these cats..

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    […] are visitng Cardiff you are likely to spot one of these on your travels. After a bit of research, DJ Leekee’s blog has sourced the work from street artist Lembo, but apart from the name I don’t have anymore […]

  2. PHOTOS-Wales Biggest Sticker Combo | DJ Leekee Online - March 9, 2012

    […] Canada and Australia of around 600 stickers. Representation from Wales including the cat-crazy Lembo, Oner, Bimbo, CMK, Ripe and Wnions to name a few. It took place on an unused garage building near […]

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