Meet Melbourne Painter Andy Rijs

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By Celeste Hawkins   Andy Rijs’ contemporary still life paintings are a playful and telling narrative of a personal journey. Exploring themes around gender, sexuality and the abject body; the totemic compositions and vivid colours capture the essence of the artist as they are now. Coming from a practice that embodies the skill of using highly detailed, realist painting techniques, …

Art News and What’s on…

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      The vibrant colour, shape and movement of ‘Gold Coast Happy Days’ has been popularly selected as the first piece of public art to enliven Stage 1 of the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct. Gold Coast Mayor, Tom Tate, and The Arts Centre Gold Coast (TACGC) General Manager, Destry Puia, today revealed the image that will turn an otherwise …

Kate Rohde x Romance Was Born 2

A Glimpse into The Magical World of Kate Rohde

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By Celeste Hawkins If you happen to be going anywhere near the NGV International at Fed Square or Highpoint Shopping Centre in the coming weeks, then you will most certainly stumble into the Magical and Fantastical world of Melbourne based artist, Kate Rohde. I had the opportunity to have a quick Q & A with her, just to dig a little deeper …

Australian Changemakers on Meta-Lands

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By Celeste Hawkins Earlier this year I received a friendly email from Vasilis who is the creator of this great space called Meta-Lands based in Athens-Greece. Here is the post I contributed to the site which highlights: Alex Kelly, Kaffiene and the Tjanpi Desert Weavers.   Enjoy http://meta-lands.com/changemaker/changemakers-from-the-land-down-under-alex-kelly-kaffiene-and-tjanpi-desert-weavers/

Check it out: What’s on in Sydney!

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A WORLD OF MAGIC AND MYSTERY THE 2015 ROCKS VILLAGE BIZARRE                                                                 The Rocks Village Bizarre pulls back the curtain on 2015’s tantalising program set to transform the historic precinct into a vaudevillian world of mystery, magic, music, and markets each Friday evening from 13 November to 18 December. Presented by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA), The Rocks Village Bizarre …