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Snapshots – The Light In Us – Isolde – Off The Kerb Gallery

Congratulations to Isolde on her first solo exhibition at the iconic Off The Kerb gallery in Collingwood, run by the ever busy and beautiful Shini. I would have to say the work of Isolde would definitely be some of my favourite paste ups I have seen on the streets of Melbourne, in her many art covered lanes. Isolde’s work always stood out, her powerful images amongst the rust and ruin of some grungy laneway, this is where her work shines. For those that couldn’t make it down to Off The Kerb, I managed to garb some photos while having my

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – February 2017

Well, by now you know the drill! After several years, each time we do one of Dean Sunshines Top 10s of Melbourne street art and graffiti, we see work that is even better and better hitting our streets. This time around, he’s pulled some fantastic pieces together for this one, and looking through it .. well, all I can say is that I really love Melbourne summers!! Check them all out below!! 1. Vexta + ELLE – Collingwood 2. Kaffeine – North melbourne 3. Lucy Lucy + Ola Volo – Fitzroy 4. Ling – Collingwood 5. Phibs – Fitzroy  6.

Snapshots – Make Your Self At Home – GOODIE – Juddy Roller

Congratulation to my good friend and all round beautiful soul “GOODIE”, as she put up her first solo show at Juddy Roller a few weeks back. I feel these works gave you a little insight in to the mind of the artist, you always take a risk when you expose yourself like this, I think she executed it well. It’s always refreshing to see what the artists come up with in the Juddy Roller space, especially when there is and has been so much talent pass through those doors. So for those that couldn’t make it to the show here

Through The Lens February 2017 – David Russell Photography

Welcome again to another look back at some of the amazing art by some very talented Melbourne artists, who consistently keep churning out some impressive works of art. Im always impressed at the constantly evolving styles especially by the graffiti community, forever pushing their craft to new heights. Melbourne also has a great line up of exhibitions usually every week there is something on, sometimes up to 3-4 shows in one night, with galleries like Backwoods, BSIDE, Juddy Roller and Off The Kerb just to name a few. Oh well guys until next month stay cool and get out and

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – January 2017

Well, its the new year, and it’s already February! How did that time pass so quickly? As always, we have another collection this month from the man himself, Dean Sunshine, of all the rad work he’s seen up on Melbournes walls in the past month. For a while bunch of cool shit, just check it out below – already looking forward to next months set! 1. SHIDA – Melbourne 2. DSCREET – Collingwood 3. CAPTAIN KRIS – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 4. CARATOES & JARUS – Coburg 5. RONE – Coburg 6. MAYONAIZE – Fitzroy 7. VEXTA & ELLE – Melbourne

Through The Lens January 2017- David Russell Photography

Welcome to 2017 and my first Through The Lens post of the year, I thought what better than to start the year with a dope selection of  some of Melbourne’s finest graffiti. This year already looks to be an amazing year of street art and graffiti, I can’t wait to capture it with my lens and share it with the rest of the world. I already know of some pretty talented artists from around the globe who will be staining our streets with some pretty amazing aerosol art, you will just have to wait and see what is coming up

Sunshines Melbourne Street Art & Graffiti Top 10 – December 2016

… and we’re back! First post of the year, and what better way to start everything off than with Dean Sunshines picks of all that was rad and cool for the final month of last year, December! This is the 69th edition of Deans Top 10, and this one is just as great as all the rest – lots of talent on display, as we have come to expect every month from the man .. take a look below and check it out! 1. Lush – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 2. Senekt – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 3. Caper – Lanes End,

Through The Lens November 2016 – David Russell Photography

The year is almost over and here we are once again showing you just some of the dope art that went down in the month of November. My favourite piece would have to be Mayo’s addition to the floor at the old lyric theatre where Rone had his exhibition. I am a big fan of Mayo’s work seeing it on this scale was epic and had to be seen to really appreciate the way he executed it. There aren’t too many pics from November so I will make up for a bumper addition next month, so till then stay cool

Sunshines Melbourne Streetart & Graffiti Top 10 – November 2016

Well, here we are. After a tentative step into summer, its cold again here in Melbourne, but the laneways and walls are just as full of people painting as they ever are! Once again, Dean Sunshine was out and about, snapping his pics for all the best things he saw around our fair city over the month of November – and this time, I’ve actually seen some of these pieces since I got home a few weeks ago! Its December already now, and its hitting crazy time already, Im sure there is a lot more left to come for the remainder

Rone – Empty – Scann3D/VR

After seeing one of the most amazing shows of all time, Rone’s Empty, and knowing the space would soon disappear – I had to introduce Rone to some good friends of mine, the crew at Scann3D.  Using their super high end 360 scanning technology – we spent about 5 hours in the space after the show closed one night scanning the entire show – and after many hours of intense rendering the guys at Scann3D have created this 360 capture of the show.  This technology is like google maps on steroids and is a unique and powerful format to capture

Event – 2015 Stencil Art Prize & Forum

The yearly Stencil Art Prize has been, for many years, an international institution, with some of the worlds top artists contributing and winning the event every year. For the 2015 iteration, there is no exception – the calibre of work from some of the artists involved is of such a high level of talent that it boggles the mind, and this is one of, if no the, most important events in global stencil art.

Being held at the luminous aMBUSH Gallery for this years iteration, those of you in Sydney get a great chance to check it out over 92 artists and be a part of it all – from both the exhibition, to the very cool public forum that will be held.

All the details below!

“This year 92 stencil finalists from 21 countries will be on display at the 2015 Stencil Art Prize Exhibition at aMBUSH Gallery at Central Park, The Living Mall, 16- 30 October in Sydney. Recognised as the largest stencil event in the world, the 2015 StencilArt Prize takes the art of stencil making to a whole new level.

This year’s winner will take home a $3000 cash prize, plus a Stencil Art Prize Award Plate by Royal Doulton featuring Pure Evil’s Marilyn Marlene Dali design.

“The quality of stencil art works this year is phenomenal” says Director Jacinta Fintan. “Traditional stencil means are still very popular, however we are seeing more and more artists pushing the boundaries of the medium.” Popular artists include eins92 (Germany), David Soukup (2013 Stencil Art Prize Winner), Leviathan Crew (Czech Republic), Lone Wolf (Scotland), Me Bes (Spain, shown above right), Monstfur (Poland), Tinku (Guatemala, show above left), Catman (England, above middle), Empty Boy (Columbia), Dave Lowell (USA), Tiera Boo (Australia) and 1337 (Australia).

Now in its 7th year, the Stencil Art Prize features an incredible selection of stencil artworks on canvases, reclaimed and found objects including beer tins, surfboards, skateboards, collaged imagery, sculptural stencils, stencils that make audio noise and delicate materials such as paper. The exhibition will feature nearly every possible stencil making method, including hand-cutstencil arrangements, screen-printing, technologically assisted productions and collecting.

Countries represented in the 2015 Stencil Art Prize include Brazil, Japan, Cyprus, Turkey, Colombia, United Kingdom, Chile, Australia, Russia, U.S.A, France, Guatemala Scotland, Canada, Spain, Czech Republic, Thailand, Germany, Norway, Italy, Poland and The Netherlands.

View finalists here http://www.stencilartprize.com/2015-finalist-gallery/.

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The 2015 Finalists are:

1337, Australia; 085c3n3, Australia; 2Heads, Australia; 31n60, France; AbcArtAttack, USA; Ali, Australia; Andrea Olivieri, Italy; anghi, Australia; Angus Comyns, Australia; Belinda Keyte, Australia; Blake Hopkins, USA; blank, Australia; Brent Winstone, Australia; Brian DeLoncker, USA; CAMO, Australia; Campbell La Pun, Japan; Catman, England; CEN ONE, Germany; Cibalgina, Italy; CRS, Cyprus; Damien Mitchell, USA; sputNIK, Australia; Dave Lowell, USA; David Soukup, USA; DEAKZ, Australia; Drahtfunk, Australia; D…, Australia; eins92, Germany; El Kartoon, Russia; Elk Norsman, USA; ELKI, Scotland; Emptyboy, Colombia; Gibrian Foltz, USA; Grafeeney, England; Gökhan Civas, Turkey; Headache, Thailand; Ignacio Inc, Chile; Jackson Farley, Australia; Jan Olav Forberg, Norway; Jay Hill, USA; Jen Byrne, Australia; Jenna YoNa Bloom, Australia; Jessica Mathews, USA; Joshua Smith, Australia; just stencil the world, Germany; KAMELOGANA, Germany; Katherine Jukes; Australia; Lapin, Australia; Leviathan crew, Czech republic; Locke Studios, USA; Logan Moody, Australia; Lone Wolf, Scotland; Losop, Australia; Luton Shelton, Italy; luv[S[Sic]Australia; Manofdarkness, Australia; Maria Harding, Australia; Mariestyle, Germany; Mark Callaghan, Australia; ME BES, Spain; Miss Meow, Australia; MONSTFUR, Poland; Mr Edwards, Australia; Muiteza, Brasil; Murk, The Netherlands; Nicholas Thomas John, Canada; Nina Slaager, The Netherlands; ninjatoker, England; Nufink, Australia; Opie, England; P0G0, England; Pando, Australia; PAWA, Australia; Peak, USA; RD-D2, Australia; REMO, Australia; RenNL, The Netherlands; RISE, USA; RMYR, Germany; Salvador Gomez, Spain; SCOTCH!, USA; Scunge, Australia; Shanta, Australia; Sifud, Brazil; Stencil King, The Netherlands; STEWY, England; TBIRD, Australia; Tiera Boo,T Australia; Tinku, Guatemala; Vink, Australia; Viza, France; Zennie McLoughlin, Australia.

The 2015 Stencil Art Prize Exhibition is free and open daily from noon to 8pm from 17 – 30 October on level three of Central Park, The Living Mall within aMBUSH Gallery’s exhibition space.

 

FREE PUBLIC EVENTS

Stencil Art Prize Forum – Saturday 17 October, 2pm

Since the turn of the millennium, we have witnessed the rise of stencil art as a movement, a medium, and a way to further engage the wider community in the discussion of art. Panel members include Artists – Joshua Smith, Losop, Poncho Army, Boo; as well as Gallery Director Bill Dimas (aMBUSH Gallery) and Academic Dr Jacqueline Millner (Sydney University).

Hosted by gallerist Ariana Leane, the forum aims to critically debate and question what exactly stencil art is and what it could be. With expert insight from panel members with broad backgrounds, the forum is a unique occasion to ask your topical questions. This session is free.

Audio Description Tour  – Saturday 24 October, 2pm

A free Audio Described tour is to be held for people with a visual or cognitive disability. It will be presented by Linda Arnull, who has been an Audio Describer since the service was launched at the Sydney Olympic Arts Festival in 2000. The Tour will take approximately 1 hour, but please leave additional time for informal discussions with Linda after the tour. RSVP is compulsory to [email protected]

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ABOUT STENCIL ART PRIZE

Since its conception in 2009, the Stencil Art Prize has enabled artists to expand and explore alternative ways of approaching the boundaries of the stencil art form. The Stencil Art Prize began as an Australian only art prize with 13 finalists with a start up grant from Marrickville Council, and grew to expand to an international art prize with 92 finalists spanning 21 countries. Thank you to our sponsors.

This year 92 stencil finalists from 21 countries will be on display at the 2015 Stencil Art Prize Exhibition at aMBUSH Gallery at Central Park, The Living Mall, 16- 30 October in Sydney. Recognised as the largest stencil event in the world, the 2015 StencilArt Prize takes the art of stencil making to a whole new level.

This year’s winner will take home a $3000 cash prize, plus a Stencil Art Prize Award Plate by Royal Doulton featuring Pure Evil’s Marilyn Marlene Dali design.

“The quality of stencil art works this year is phenomenal” says Director Jacinta Fintan. “Traditional stencil means are still very popular, however we are seeing more and more artists pushing the boundaries of the medium.” Popular artists include eins92 (Germany), David Soukup (2013 Stencil Art Prize Winner), Leviathan Crew (Czech Republic), Lone Wolf (Scotland), Me Bes (Spain, shown above right), Monstfur (Poland), Tinku (Guatemala, show above left), Catman (England, above middle), Empty Boy (Columbia), Dave Lowell (USA), Tiera Boo (Australia) and 1337 (Australia).

Now in its 7th year, the Stencil Art Prize features an incredible selection of stencil artworks on canvases, reclaimed and found objects including beer tins, surfboards, skateboards, collaged imagery, sculptural stencils, stencils that make audio noise and delicate materials such as paper. The exhibition will feature nearly every possible stencil making method, including hand-cut stencil arrangements, screen-printing, technologically assisted productions and collecting.

Countries represented in the 2015 Stencil Art Prize include Brazil, Japan, Cyprus, Turkey, Colombia, United Kingdom, Chile, Australia, Russia, U.S.A, France, Guatemala Scotland, Canada, Spain, Czech Republic, Thailand, Germany, Norway, Italy, Poland and The Netherlands.

 

 

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