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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 18, 2019

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Art with a Twist: Bulimba’s Hidden Gem

July 23, 2019 |

Hidden away amidst the quiet suburban streets of Bulimba—adjacent to the cheerful, thriving café French Twist—is a large, inconspicuous warehouse. From the outside, it isn’t much to behold; but as soon as one steps inside the doors of the studio workshop for Art With Love, any doubts they may have towards the building’s interest factor will vanish completely. Read More

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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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

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

The Culprit Club – Launching a New Generation

July 13, 2016 |

The new generation is here to reveal a collection of artwork you’ll not want to miss.

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INTERVIEW: Sarah Jane Bradley

November 27, 2015 |

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.

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Entries Open For Petite Pieces Art Competition

December 25, 2014 |

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.

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Head Down To Moonee Ponds For Cocktails & Canvas!

December 3, 2014 |

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. I was right, however a night at a place rightly named ‘cocktails & canvas’ was so much more than I expected! Read More

Noise Blocking Revolution For Performing Artists By Black Canvas

November 18, 2014 |

Envisioning what is the first noise absorbing acoustic panels for artists at cafes and restaurants, Black Canvas 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 Pozible page to donate.

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Learn Svetlana Trefilova’s Unique Water Acrylic Technique At Aspire Gallery

October 17, 2014 |

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 creating magical pieces. Read More

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Brisbane’s Growing Graffiti Scene Threatened

September 7, 2014 |

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 council’s mission to paint over pieces of art. So it begs the question, does Brisbane have a problem with graffiti?

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Travel Through Europe With Rick Everingham

August 6, 2014 |

Rick Everingham gives you the chance to witness the local architecture, beaches, canals and snap shots of Europe in his amazing Pop Up Exhibition, 2014 Travelling On at the Emporium in Fortitude Valley. Read More

Interview with Brisbane Artist: Janet MacCallum

September 9, 2013 |

With numerous art commission sales to her name and exhibitions all around the city – including Brisbane City Library, CBD Gallery, Westpac Bank (Queen St) and Hotel Grand Chancellor – Janet has well and truly made a name for herself in the art industry.

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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