Digital Graffiti Returns to Alys Beach: May 13 – 14, 2022 - 30A


Digital Graffiti Returns to Alys Beach: May 13 – 14, 2022

The 15th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach is scheduled to be held May 13-14, 2022.

The 2022 awards include Best of Show ($5,000 prize), Curator’s Choice ($2,000 prize), and three Special Recognition honors (at $1,000 prize each), selected by the festival’s curator, John Colette, and an esteemed panel of judges.

The Alys Foundation has donated more than $200,000 in awards and artist stipends over the past 14 years, all to further digital work in the public realm.

The Scenic 30A community of Alys Beach, located along the northwest Florida coastline, provides the environment for the Digital Graffiti festival, the open-air, organic gallery for the projections of these original artworks.

Food will be provided by Alys Beach Food & Beverage, Edward’s Fine Food & Wine, Farm & Fire, The Grove 30A, Hokulia Shave Ice 30A, Holi Indian Kitchen, Little’s Lunches and Kitchen 30A, Marrow Private Chefs, Roux 30A, Sweet Henrietta’s, Swiftly Catered and more.

Beverages will be provided by 30A Distilling Co, Borgoluce Wine, Cat Head Old Soul Bourbon, Cathead Vodka, Cincoro Tequila, Fords Gin, Grayton Beer Company, Idyll Hounds Brewing Company, Le Monde Wine, Marrone Wine, Old Forrester Distilling Co., Rizzi Wine, St. Augustine Distillery, Tberio Wine, Vino Lauria Wine, Volley Seltzer, and more.

Staged against the elegant white walls of Alys Beach, Digital Graffiti provides a large-scale blank canvas for artists to explore the visual intersection of art and architecture. The engagement between the art, architecture, and audience is transformative, creating an immersive and interactive art projection experience that is entirely unique to the Digital Graffiti festival, named as one of the top “24 Unconventional Art Destinations Around the World” by National Geographic.

Tickets are now available and can be purchased online here.

Digital Graffiti welcomes artists from around the globe to present their work at the 2022 event and are eager to showcase their beautiful work throughout the town of Alys Beach. The list of artists and finalists who will be showing their work at the 2022 Digital Graffiti festival is below. Congratulations to the finalists!

Adriana Moya, Alex Campbell, Andy McKeownAugust BachBettina MüllerBorder WilliamsCarlos VargasChandler Williams, Chris Cameron, Christina Georgieva, David BennettEddie LohmeyerEric Homan, Fumie Matters, Irene MamiyeIsabel Clavo, Jeremy Newman, Jonah AllenKate BalsleyKatie Rolph and lo ErmoliKatina BitsicasKeaton Fox and Renee Silva, Linda Loh, Luke Hildreth, mammasONico (Artist in Residence), Maria Fernandez, Michael BetancourtMichael BurtonNick RandsNiko Tiainen, Peter Clark (Artist in Residence), Rocco HelmchenRuxandra MitacheShmody (Artist in Residence), SuiteruTracy Miller-RobbinsWilliam Bullock, Xuan Zhang, Zachary Winter, Zlatko Cosic.
As Digital Graffiti Residency Artists for the 2022 festival, the works of Peter Clark, Cody Samson ‘Shmody,’ and mammasONica will be featured throughout the festival route.

Below is the schedule of events for 2022:

Friday, May 13, 6 – 8 PM

Digital Graffiti launches the 15th annual festival at Alys Beach with a celebratory pre-party announcing the festival’s award-winning artists.

Friday, May 13, 8 – 11 PM

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach opens with an adult-only (21+), all-inclusive food and beverage experience. Stroll the festival path, lined with art installations intermixed with festive food and beverage presentations from the best local and regional chefs, restaurants, winemakers, distilleries, and breweries. This evening will be a spectacle for the senses!

Saturday, May 14, 8 – 11 PM

For the finale of the 15th Annual Digital Graffiti event, we welcome families and guests of all ages to experience the projection art installed along the festival path. Engage and interact with the artwork in the immersive festival experience, with food trucks and beverage stands positioned throughout the path with fun eats and drinks for purchase.

Food trucks on site for Saturday evening will be Henry’s Pizza Truck, My Ohana (Pan-Asian cuisine), Sports to Geaux, and Swell Pops.

For more info, visit Digital Graffiti and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.


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