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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 5, 2021

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Art articles for lovers of art

Art articles for lovers of art

Thoughts on humans and other animals

August 20, 2013 |

If you’re a fan of art with a quality classic feel, Thoughts on humans and other animals is an event worth jotting in your diary. Read More

Painted prosthetics at the Powerhouse: Spare Parts 2013

August 18, 2013 |

Priscilla Sutton elected to have the bottom half of her right leg amputated after spending her entire life – up until that point in 2005 – without a fibula bone and with an increasingly debilitated foot. Read More

Platform 2013 at Metro Arts

August 14, 2013 |

Platform is an exhibition showcasing a mixture of established Brisbane-based artists, held each year at Metro Arts in the CBD. Read More

Thoughts on Intimacy at The Hold Artspace

August 14, 2013 |

I’ve always found public displays of affection (or PDAs, as they have become known), to be, for the most part, visually offensive in that they are almost always cringe-worthy. Read More

David Hinchliffe’s “Reflections”: Art for a Good Cause

August 11, 2013 |

You’d recognize David Hinchliffe‘s art: it’s big, blurred and beautiful. And if, for some reason, you don’t – then maybe you recall him from his time as Deputy Mayor of Brisbane some years back.

Since he abandoned politics (who wouldn’t?), … Read More

Fresh Cut 2013, Part I: Toilet humour and helmets

August 2, 2013 |

Ever wondered how someone goes from being an artist to being the artist?

Undoubtedly, there are a great number of ways by which an artist can eventually find their self in the bright light, but in Brisbane one sure-fire way is be … Read More

Creative Drinks presents ‘Young At Art’

August 1, 2013 |

Creative Drinks strives to do two things: Help promote and grow the emerging arts culture of Brisbane and to throw one heck of an event in order to do so.

On August 8, Creative Drinks will present … Read More

Elevation: a RAW:natural born artists event

July 16, 2013 |

Have you ever been to a circus? Cirque du Soleil? Or maybe your run-of-the-mill, traditional Russian circus with lions and ponies and hula hoops ablaze? If you haven’t, it’s not a problem. I made the Russian one sound kind of … Read More


How to appreciate blobs and swirls

July 13, 2013 |

Have you ever found yourself staring fixedly at a painting, eyes squinting, head abuzz with questions like, why… does this 60-year-old male artist paint like a 5-year-old girl? Or, if the art itself does not puzzle you, perhaps you’re asking: … Read More

Steele Evans’ Solo Art Exhibition

July 12, 2013 |

Severed limbs, detached hands and puncture wounds. But it’s not completely dark: there are connotations of freedom in every picture, often symbolized by a broken chain, or a strong sense of energy, of movement towards better things. This is … Read More

Short + Sweet

June 28, 2013 |

Welcome to the world of Short+Sweet – a more creative world ten minutes at a time!

The Short+Sweet Theatre Festival is back in Brisbane and the Gold Coast from July in 2013 with over 40 new plays, presented between the … Read More

Little White Dove – QUT film student project

June 26, 2013 |

It’s that time of year again, exams are coming to a close and holidays are just around the corner. Well that’s what most students would be facing at the moment, but for a few film students holidays are the furthest … Read More

Some Girls Walk Through Starshine Fields

June 23, 2013 |

On the 28th June, Lauren Carney and Rachel Burke will be celebrating the launch of their “Some Girls” collection.

The collaboration will feature whimsical handmade frocks by i make. you wear it. and colorful artworks by Lauren Carney … Read More

Laser Beak Man returns!

June 21, 2013 |

Brisbane, get ready! Your one and only Laser Beak Man is back on the scene and you can find him at the Brisbane Power House from the 25th of June until the 7th of July. Tim Sharp’s new exhibition, “Back … Read More