Street artist Stik helps out the homeless

His work can fetch up to £5,000 and has been bought by the likes of Sir Elton John. But before he found fame and fortune, the graffiti artist Stik was homeless. That is why he's decided to donate tens of thousands of signed prints to help others just like him.

Nick Thatcher reports.


Big Issue Stik giveaway

Acclaimed street artist Stik, whose iconic stick people pieces are part of the V&A print collection and owned by everyone from Elton John to Tinie Tempah, has collaborated on a self-funded project to turn Big Issue vendors into art dealers.