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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 24, 2018

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Art articles for lovers of art

Art articles for lovers of art

The beating Art of the Mind: Spectator Jonze, Matt Stewart

April 24, 2018 |

The issue of mental health is, for many Australians, and people internationally, a hugely important part of leading a healthy and stable life. Read More

Moving Pictures: QAG Walking Poetry Tour

April 18, 2018 |

An indigenous man stands with his back to a grand colourful canvas: ‘Australian Art Does Not Exist’. This is poet Lionel Fogarty in front of Richard Bell’s Judgement Day. Read More

The Ugly Side of Art? Patricia Piccinini’s Curious Affection

April 18, 2018 |

Curious Affection is big news. Patricia Piccinini has goaded controversy before. Read More

Beastman

July 25, 2017 |

Beastman is the pseudonym of Bradley Eastman, the multidisciplinary artist from Sydney. When you walked through the city and were gobsmacked by the bold mural taking over the wall in front of you, yeah that was him. Beastman chats with The Creative Issue about his style and latest works.

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Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival 2017: Artist lineup

July 17, 2017 |

The Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival returns this year with a jam-packed day to liven up your August. Featuring a range of bands and visual artists, the festival showcases local talent and the thriving creative scene in Queensland.

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Great Art for a Good Cause

July 14, 2017 |

The renown Archibald Prize is an annual prize in portraiture painting. While focused on portraiture, the style of painting is left to the artist’s discretion.

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Strangler

June 12, 2017 |

Strangler. The title alone hits you. To see it on the gallery walls is visceral. The churning movement and twisting material evokes the very experience of strangulation. The tie knots creep ever tighter and you can feel the stress levels … Read More

Bernard Ollis’ colourful interludes

May 19, 2017 |

Bernard Ollis’ latest exhibition Observations at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery follows his style of colourful mysterious worlds.

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Observations: An Interview with Bernard Ollis

May 17, 2017 |

Bernard Ollis is a prolific Australian artist with a career spanning decades. TCI has a chat with him about his latest exhibition at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery.

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Calling Visual Artists – BIGSOUND Wants You

April 27, 2017 |

BIGSOUND is extending an opportunity for Australian visual artists! Read More

Our Christmas Location List: A guide for the creative buyers

November 10, 2016 |

The month of November is officially upon us now… so does this mean that we can finally start getting excited for Christmas, or at least begin thinking about it? Taking that as a complete  “YES”, we have combined a list of some funky and creative locations to check out, in the hope that you’ll pick up some wonderful Christmas treasures!

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ILLUSTRATING FASHION WITH EUGENIE ZHAN

October 23, 2016 |

Meet the young artist behind the pen and paper of Brisbane’s latest fashion illustrations. Capturing style and fashion one drawing at a time, The Creative Issue would like to introduce you to the wonderful and talented: Eugenie Zhan.

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Creative chats with Cork & Chroma

October 11, 2016 |

In the little streets of South Brisbane there stands a creative studio behind a large glass window. Take a peak and look through, and you’ll see a class of creative people – wines in one hand, paintbrushes in the other. Blank canvases are killed with colour, and the sound of music and human chatter draws you near. Welcome to Cork & Chroma.  Read More

Pop Goes Johnny Romeo For Wasteland

September 17, 2016 |

Art these days is looking pretty “epic”, as Australian artists flourish with their work being in high demand. Johnny Romeo is one such Australian artist whose paintings have been featured across the globe in public and private collections. Read More