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Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Street Art & Graffiiti – March 2017

Well, we’re really late on this one, and my apologies for that, its been a busy month! Once again, we have Dean Sunshine providing us with monthly pick of all the great and grand work that has gone up around the walls of Melbourne, and this month is no exception. Always nice to see familiar names, but even better ot see some newer ones that have started to pop up – we’re especially loving the work of Julian Clavijio and Welin in recent months. Check it all out below! 1. Shida – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 2. Stormie Mills – Prahran

Through The Lens March 2017 – David Russell Photography

March has passed by leaving some pretty fresh art on the streets of Melbourne once again, the standout for me would definitely be the work of Rone in the now demolished Fairfield paper mills. The big Sinch tag rates as one of my favourites as well go big or go home as they say, also see some new works by Heesco, Choq,  Jason Parkers lovely portrait of Juddy Roller artist Goodie at Off The Kerb Gallery. Stay tuned for next month as Im going to the Benalla Street art festival over three days, this looks to be the biggest one

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

Event – Wall To Wall Festival – Benalla – Juddy Roller

This years Wall To Wall Festival looks to be one epic weekend of incredible art filled walls and super events, I myself will be conducting street art tours for the festival I can’t wait to share my knowledge and passion of street art with the locals see you all there.


Australia’s most important annual street art event, Wall to Wall Festival will once again take over the small township of Benalla in North-East Victoria. Bringing together 27 international and local artists to create new murals across three days, bringing the total number of murals in the town to 47. Wall to Wall is the most significant celebration of street art in the country and it’s easy to see why.

Backed by Creative Victoria, Festivals Australia and the Benalla Council, the 2017 outdoor program will be complemented by a career survey of two of Australia’s most internationally acclaimed street artists, Adnate and Rone at the Benalla Art Gallery along with the Wall to Wall Workshop Series, a Twilight Painting Program, street art tours and the ever-popular Paint by Numbers community mural.

Bringing together two of Australia’s most recognised artists, the Adnate and Rone exhibition tells the story of a journey between the artist and collector. Two of Australian street art’s most ardent collectors and community advocates – Sandra Powell and Andrew King – have curated an exhibition of works that tells the history of these two prolific creators. From their rebellious beginnings on the streets of Melbourne to international acclaim from Europe to the USA, Adnate and Rone will showcase the most significant collection of the artists’ work to date. To coincide with the exhibition, Adnate will take over the interior of the Goorambat Uniting Church to create an artwork of biblical proportions.
“We are honoured to have Sandra Powell and Andrew King curate a series of works spanning 15 years of two of Australia’s most prolific and acclaimed street artists Rone and Adnate. To be integrating the Benalla Art Gallery, one of Australia’s most idyllic regional art galleries, into Wall to Wall Festival symbolises how far the event has come”

The 2017 Wall to Wall public program of workshops, tours and community events is the largest in its history. This year, the festival’s community program will be delivered in partnership with Work-Shop – a creative collective that provides short courses in life skills and alternative art designed to “unleash your inner awesome.” From street art workshops to tattoo illustration, the workshop series is a chance for some serious hands-on immersion in the festival’s program.

Famed Melbourne street art tour guide, David Russell will lead this year’s Street Art Tours, leading festival goers through the best of Benalla’s walls, while offering a unique perspective on the city and the artists – something that only someone with David’s rich knowledge can offer.

Back by popular demand, the Paint by Numbers community mural is for people of all ages and skill level. Under the guidance of one of the festival’s talented artists, community members are invited to get their hands dirty and help create a permanent, large-scale mural for the town.

Whether you’re a staunch enthusiast or just plain curious about this ever-evolving art form, the Wall to Wall Festival is your chance to skill up, take in new work, and get up-close and personal with some of Australian street art’s biggest names.

For more information go to www.walltowallfestival.com or email [email protected]

Who: Slicer, Adnate, Dvate, George Rose, Rone, Makatron, Resio, Sofles, Fintan Magee, Edith, Cam Scale, Kitt Bennett, Mayo, Mooney, Loretta Lizzio, Justine McAllister 

Putos, lucy Lucy, Jason Parker, Jenny McCracken, Goodie, Kaff-eine

What: Wall To Wall Festival

Where: Benalla

When: April 7th-9th 

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