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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 …
Art these days is looking pretty â€œepicâ€, 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.
Being an artist is no walk in the park, and establishing oneself in an emerging industry can provide challenges in everyday life. Sarah Jane Bradley, who has been a practicing artist for nearly a decade now, is an artist who is familiar with all the obstacles it takes to making art and making a living at the same time.
Aspire Gallery is calling all talented artists for its Petite Pieces Art Competition, which will give its two winners room to showcase their work at either Aspire Gallery or Substation Gallery, in the opportunity to expose them to an array of interested buyers and the public.
This is a great opportunity to get your work known and on display at both these reputable galleries.
When I signed myself and my girlfriend up for a yoga & painting night I thought it would be a great night to unwind and try something a little left of centre.Â I was right, however a night at a place rightly named ‘cocktails & canvas’ was so much more than I expected!
Envisioning what is the first noise absorbing acoustic panels for artists at cafes and restaurants, Black CanvasÂ is set to revolutionise the industry for art and culture in Brisbane.
After recognising the problem many artists, venues, employees and customers, have with noise, their ground breaking idea needs your help to come to fruition.
With only two days left to get behind this event, head over to their PozibleÂ page to donate.
Svetlana Trefilova has a unique painting technique, but it’s not just her stroke that has caught the attention of Brisbanites and aspiring artists, it’s her chemistry background that has her bending the rules of art and creatingÂ magical pieces.
10 years ago, Brisbane’s city streets where untouched, hardly filled with art. That all changed when public spaces became available for artists to dabble and play with following street art revival all over the world.
Today these streets are threatened by a lack of public space, perhaps due to the privatisation of many public spaces and the city councilâ€™s mission to paint over pieces of art.Â So it begs the question, does Brisbane have a problem with graffiti?
With numerous art commission sales to her name and exhibitions all around the city â€“Â including Brisbane City Library, CBD Gallery, Westpac Bank (Queen St) and Hotel Grand Chancellor â€“ Janet has well and truly made a name for herself in the art industry.
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: …
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 …