Showcasing the fine art of street painting and supporting quality arts-based programs and experiences for underserved students.

Aerial view of street painting on 5th street San Rafael, CA

Italian Street Painting Marin’s Programs:

  • Italian Street Painting Marin produces an annual performance art event in downtown San Rafael, California. City streets become the canvas for our talented Madonnari (street painters) and visitors experience this captivating performance art with Mission San Rafael Arcangel as the backdrop. Take home a piece of the magic with a canvas print from our new Madonnari Collection!
  • Italian Street Painting Marin Special Events showcase master Madonnari at venues in and around the Bay Area. If you are interested in featuring a street painting performance at your next occasion please contact us.
  • Italian Street Painting Marin provides teen and professional workshops covering everything from the basics of street painting technique to the latest innovations in the art form. To offer a workshop for your organization or school, please contact us.
  • Italian Street Painting Marin supports quality local arts programs and experiences for under-served students through our Carlomagno Grants for the Arts. Meet our 2018 Grantees. (PDF)

"The synergy of creative collaboration can result in magic beyond our imagining."
— Gary Yost   


Street painter Genna Panzarella, filmmaker Gary Yost, and Italian Street Painting Marin completed a magical collaboration. Take this 8-minute journey, a healing tribute to Marin's mystical Mount Tamalpais. 

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