Category: Art in Medellin

Graffiti in Medellin

I grew up in Southern California, a place no stranger to graffiti. I have personally seen the evolution of this art form. I remember as a kid, in the 80’s, graffiti was not considered an art. This is due to the association of graffiti with gangs. In Southern California graffiti is still very heavily associated with gangs, and is still a very heavily punished crime, but in Medellin graffiti is art.

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Hello, I’m Andrew Macia, and this is my blog.

I love Medellin! I started this blog in 2013 order to help my English as a Second Language students in Medellin. I no longer teach English, however, I continue to write about my life here in Colombia.

I’ve been living and working in Medellin since 2010 now, and I want to share my experience with the entire world. If you have any questions, feel free to email me or leave comments.