Steve Weinik works a photographer for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. He also freelances in photography, writing and documentary film. His work has been widely published in print and on screen. You can see more at steveweinik.com.
As a native of Northwest Philadelphia, Steve Weinik grew up on SEPTA's X and XH bus lines. But it was the 23 that captured his imagination. With the 23 set to become two separate lines this weekend, he took one last ride roundtrip to produce this photo essay > more
The late Tony Goldman's recent 13th Street project brought street art back to the Mural Arts Program in the form of three contemporary art projects--a fourth is on the way in October > more
Art thieves have been removing Toynbee tiles here and in other cities. Like the work of Banksy and others, the tiles have value in the art market. Perhaps that's reason enough to to try to save them, writes Steve Weinik > more
Looking for the Phillies mural being painted at 24th and Walnut? You won't find it there--like many murals commissioned by the city's Mural Arts Program, it's being painted on "parachute cloth" and will be installed later on site. Steve Weinik has the inside view > more
Steve Weinik reveals the builders--and their ideas--behind "The Spot"--the stunning handcrafted series of terraces, stairs, nooks, and hideouts along the Wissahickon > more