'Your Hampshire' with Hendog

Often described as Hampshire's answer to Banksy, Hendog too keeps his identity a closely guarded secret and his artwork generally appears without warning and with no-one spotting the talented artist at work!

He did however agree to share a little of his life with us .......

Q. Where in Hampshire do you live?

A. I live in Winchester.

Q. Where do you like to go on a rainy day?

A.I will either stay at home or hang out in one of Winchester's coffee shops

Q. Where is the best place for a cuppa?

A. Definitely the Cabinet Rooms on Jewry Street, opposite the Theatre Royal

4. What is your favourite walk?

A. I like to climb St. Catherine's Hill for the best view over Winchester

Q. What do you recommend people do when they visit for the first time?

A. To visit Winchester Cathedral

Q. Where is your favourite spot in Hampshire?

A. City wise Winchester is definitely my favourite for the food and drinks culture, but I love to visit the New Forest

Q. How many pieces of your wall art are there in Hampshire?

A. I've painted around 25 'street pieces' - around 18 of them are in Hampshire. My Instagram account is where all of my pieces are on show, but there’s no actual list to my knowledge.

PS. We decided to make a start on a definitive list of locations for Hendog's street art below. Can you add to it? Email us on hello@experiencehampshire.uk

  1. Close to the Handlebar Cafe at the base of St. Catherine's Hill, Winchester

  2. Unit 12, Winnall, Winchester

  3. Royal Victoria Country Park

  4. Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester

  5. The Shack, Lee on the Solent

  6. St. Thomas Street, Winchester - "Lego boy"

  7. Chernocke House, St. Cross Road, Winchester - "The long night"

  8. Pret a Manger, Winchester

  9. Chesil Street, Winchester

  10. Water Lane, Winchester

  11. Woodside Park, Lymington

  12. Water Lane, Winchester

  13. Chesil Street, Winchester - "We're going on a bear hunt"

  14. Bus Station, Winchester - "Christmas Kev"

  15. North Walls, Winchester - "A memory lost in space"

  16. Near Barton's Mill pub, Basingstoke - "Washed up"

  17. Flemming Park, Eastleigh

  18. Jewry Street, Winchester - 'We're not that different'

  19. 19. Chantry Street, Andover

Q. Have you ever been caught by anyone whilst you have been painting any of your street art?

A. I’ve never been caught painting. I've only ever been seen by the few people stumbling around at 3am or so!

Q. Which has been the most difficult of all your pieces to paint?

A. Sea side towns are always difficult. Because there is a lot of salt on the wall surface it makes it difficult to stick my stencils up.

Q. Is it possible to buy your art?

A. All of my originals are sold through the Reem Gallery in Camberly and my prints are sold through my own website. All information about print releases can be found on my Instagram account.


(Thanks to the Bournemouth Echo and Hampshire Live for the use of these images)

Thanks for sharing Your Hampshire with us Hendog!

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