Saturday, June 24, 2017

F*EMS Issue 8 Launch & Exhibition

^ cover art by Brigit Lambert, from the Facebook event invite.

F*EMS is 'Melbourne-run space for female- and woman-aligned people to creatively express themselves by submitting to our triannual zine'. 

Lost and Found (issue 8) will be launching on Friday 14th July, at Queen Victoria Women's Centre from 5.30pm - 8pm. The exhibition will run however from the 1st - 30th July.

The exhibition will feature works from artists and zine contributors 'Freya Alexander, Vonne Beyer, Alice Fennessy, Eliza Freeman, Tegan Iversen, Bambi Johnson, Isabella Kottek, Brigit Lambert, Anna MacNeill, Lucy Roleff, and Eliza Stribling.'

I hope to head along to the launch as I have a piece in the zine, however you can purchase the issues on the Big Cartel site here

 Facebook event found here. 

^ taken from F*EMS Instagram

Write on the Fringe Festival 2017

4th - 12th August 2017

More details to come, and program closer to the festival dates. 

Art Boy Gallery: Twin Peaks

Artboy Gallery located in Prahran, Melbourne is a gallery packed with art from local and established artists. They recently had a group show with the theme of Twin Peaks. I was lucky enough to stumble across it in time to enter a piece into it. Was very exciting to have your work on the walls of a Melbourne Gallery.
  ^ Where Pies Go When They Die
Kelly Jayne Robson
Mixed Media on Canvas 

The show only ran for a short time from May 19th - May 28th, so if you missed out on going along you can view all the pieces that were exhibited here.

Everything in between

It has been well over a year since I have placed a post on my blog, it has felt busy but not at the same time. I think it was a massive art block (much like writers block). Things are slowly coming back together with small doses of art here and there, either creating myself or seeing an inspiring image somewhere.

I have had my work in a gallery in Melbourne, have contributed to paste up project in Swansea, UK and submitting little pieces of art into Australian made zines. Another area of zines I have been slowly working on is the Zine Scene . So far you can pick up free small keep sake zines and scrolls from Cortillé, Bendigo. These zines (pictured below) are created by Jane Maxfield who is part of the zine scene.

I also was part of the Write on the Fringe festival again during August last year while the Bendigo Writers Festival was on. This I plan to do again this year but slightly altered and more to entwine with the above Zine Scene project. I will keep this blog updated, and hopefully it will have a much needed refresher.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Timba Smits: Role Models

Now showing at Lamington Drive is Timba Smits solo show Role Models.
It is a must see for any film and art buff. I was lucky enough to be able to head to the opening night and meet Timba in person where I got him to sign one of my copies of Little White Lies magazine.

The exhibition runs until June 11th.