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Jump into the 3D street artin Joplin

Joplin has transformed into a mesmerizing canvas of 3D street art, and it was fantastic. Our three international artists, Chris, Nate, and Naomi, have created some incredible masterpieces that have captivated the city. And this is just the beginning of a three-year journey led by World Street Painting.

Chris: “My painting is about the freedom of the open road. The people can reach forward and grab the handlebars and have an American adventure.”

Nate: “My painting is about the connections you make with others on a road trip. You are friends with the rider and with man’s best friend, the dog riding with you. The sidecar is also a fun (and funny) addition to a motorcycle that prioritizes riding with a friend!”

Naomi: “When I heard about the ‘Route 66’ theme, I knew I wanted to include imagery of a nostalgic automobile. Eventually, I decided on a VW bug because I’ve always thought it was the cutest car. Then I decided to give it wings so it could fly because I always like my 3D street paintings to be magical in some way. I hope that my image combines the Route 66 theme with my distinct art style in a way that people will want to interact with.”

You can visit, take photos, and interact with these stunning pieces of art, making it a truly immersive experience.

In 2025, Joplin will host its first-ever international festival, welcoming ten of the world’s best street artists. By 2026, marking the 100th anniversary of Route 66, Joplin will be the center of attention with a mind-blowing 3D experience inspired by the Mother Road.

Working alongside the local government and Visit Joplin, the World Street Painting Foundation will lead this three-year journey, transforming Joplin into a globally recognized center of artistic innovation. This promises a spectacular transformation of the city, inviting everyone to partake in this artistic adventure.

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