Roadsworth is a street artist based in Montreal who literally turns the street into his canvas with pieces that are awesome in scale, cleverness, and playful creativity.
“Though born Peter Gibson, he chose the name Roadsworth because, as he states, ‘Where Wordsworth is a poet of words, Roadsworth is a poet of roads.’
Though he started painting on the streets as a form of activism (for more bike paths), his motivation later evolved into a more personal one. It became his alternative form of expression, a creative outlet if you will. Currently his works all have an aspect of protest in them, a way for Roadsworth to comment on today’s social issues or, as he says, “simply protest against the mundaneness of the urban landscape.”