YW 2017 saw Scotland's largest gathering of Graffiti and Street Artists for the first time. With over 125 international and local artists present any displaying their work over 400 metres of walls YW17 re-emphasised the draw and demand for public works of its kind.

It's online presence as well as footfall proved to be an overnight sensation with over 4000 visitors in its first year. From the artists perspective this also proved to be very successful in raising the bar with individual skills and social popularity. 

Highlights included: 
Construction of a graffiti maze, 200 metres of sheeted wall space that formed an artistic maze installation. 
Bart Smates & Steve Locatelli (Vultures piece on stacked containers)
Smug (TA Gable end, skeleton & bird) 

2017 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS