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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 17, 2019

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AboutLena Owen, Author at The Creative Issue

Lena Owen

Lena Owen

Lena Owen is a freelance writer who indulges in the creative scene in Brisbane. When avoiding the spotlight, she hits up cafes and pretends to be a coffee connoisseur while ordering the caramel mocha. As a writer, Lena seeks to further understand her audience by attending live events and experiencing the new cultural phenomenon of the Netflix binge-fest. In her undergraduate days she studied Art History and Ancient History. Lena fills her days admiring well-crafted scene transitions and saving images for her dream home decor.

Posts By Lena Owen

Fitting in with Misfits

June 16, 2017 |

Steve Lopes is a prolific Australian landscape and figurative painter and I was lucky enough to make his Artist Talk at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery in relation to his Island of Misfits exhibition. He spoke of his interest in the landscape … Read More

A Songstress and a Chanteuse

June 14, 2017 |

I know of Joni Mitchell, but I do not know her. I would recognise some of her songs but not know their names. But I do know Queenie Van De Zandt. So, when my sister invited me to see Blue: … Read More

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

An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn

May 26, 2017 |

Oh, Audrey. The epitome of class and style. Known for her iconic role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn is loved and admired around the world. But like Holly Golightly, too often her adoring fans see the surface and miss the depth of character. 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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