Go Suga has lent his illustration skills to a beautiful new children’s book celebrating the diversity of families. “My Family Doesn’t Look Like Your Family” Written by author Tenielle Stoltenkamp and illustrated by Go – the book was created to reflect the different shapes and forms of families in our community. Article featured in the Gold […]
A BIG congratulations to Ivan Lovatt – who took out the ‘Kids Choice Award’ and the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the 2018 Swell Sculpture Festival with his work – ‘You’re Terrible Muriel’ – a giant chicken wire sculpture of a Galah that used to visit his home. See all the winners from this years amazing […]
Gallery Director Terri Lew and Artist Go Suga were part of ‘Two Girls and Nothing To Wear’s Podcast from Pacific Fair. Head HERE to find out more. Subscribe to the Pacific Fair Podcast on the Apple Store or search for ‘Pacific Fair’ in your favourite podcast app.
Artist Ivan Lovatt is at Swell Sculpture Festival this year with his amazing piece “You’re Terrible Muriel” “TAKE AN ORDINARY PIECE OF MATERIAL AND DON’T NECESSARILY MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF THAT MATERIAL BUT TURN IT INTO SOMETHING ELSE, SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THAT MATERIAL, AND SEE WHERE YOU CAN APPLY THAT TO CREATE […]
The amazing work of AM DeBrincat features in a new article in Beautiful Bizarre – ‘AM DEBRINCAT: MIXED MEDIA EXTRAORDINAIRE’. The article explores her approach to art, her art practice and her inspiration. Read the article HERE
Congratulations to Patrick McMahon – who has recently been awarded Highly Commended at the Border Art Prize for his work – ‘Movement With Colour’. The Border Art Prize is on display at Tweed Regional Gallery and MIArt Precinct in Murwillumbah until 15th July 2018.
Digital Echoes Meet the Mythological – AM DeBrincat’s Halogen venus at 19 Karen. A fantastic article exploring AM’s worki. Widewalls chats with AM DeBrincat about her new show at 19 Karen, and her art practice. “AM DeBrincat’s series Halogen Venus explores identity in the digital age and reflects contemporary society’s obsession with the fabrication and maintenance of digital selves.” Read […]
72 Hours in Brisbane? Why not take a few hours off and take in some of the sights of the beautiful Gold Coast, just an hour down the road. So much to see and do, including getting your art on at 19 Karen. FlightNetwork recently included 19 Karen in their must see list of things […]
Congratulations to Petra Reece, who has been selected as a finalist in the Calleen Art Prize which is held west of Sydney in the Cowra Regional Art Gallery. The painting is called ‘The Royal Hotel’ which is part of the “house” series of paintings she has been working on recently. Oil on linen, 102 x 112cm.
Lou Chamberlain – “Burn City” – Melbourne’s Painted Streets – 19 Karen artist Skount is very proud to be part of Lou Chamberlains’ book on the street art of Melbourne – “Burn City”. Two of his paintings in Fitzroy and Collingwood – “Ethereal” and “Inner Portrait” – are featured. Read about it on Skounts blog […]
Musing on Murals Italian artist taking his environmental message to the streets. Visiting Italian artist Gola Hundun was featured in U On Sunday Magazine (Courier Mail) on April 1 with a write up about the amazing mural he has completed at Pacific Fair and his solo show on at 19 Karen.
Blank Magazine have listed their top 4 must see exhibitions this April, and Gola Hundun’s – 7.6 Billion and Still Growing’ is right at the top. “Italian artist Gola Hundun is coming to Australia for his debut Australian show with 19 Karen. ‘7.6 Billion and Still Growing’ refers to the number of human beings that […]
Rimmel London has appointed 19 Karen artist Indie184 as their Chief Artistic Officer! Chandra Coleman, VP of US Marketing at Rimmel London, said that Indie184’s “Work epitomizes the notion that beauty is art and art is beauty.” Coleman said that the New York-born graffiti artist will help Rimmel redefine beauty standards so customers can create […]
Sip on a glass of wine as you create your masterpiece. Grab your friends, a bottle of wine and get ready to harvest your creativity in a fun filled night of painting and laughter in an amazing gallery setting. Learn abstract intuitive painting in this workshop run by exciting local 19 Karen artist Helen Holmes. No artistic […]
Congratulations to artist Andrew Weir who has had 2 of his works – The Promise in Naoji’s Letter no.2 & And The Whole Thing Became Kabuki no.2 – chosen to be part of the 154th Open Annual Exhibition at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in Scotland.
Last week was the celebration of the 8th Biennial of Visual Arts in South-California. Hugo Aguilar participated in the exhibition, and his artwork “Primitive Guardian II” received an Honorable Mention. This is the first Biennial Hugo has participated in and out of the 500 pieces and more than 200 artists to choose from, he was in the […]
Congratulations to Petra Reece for being selected as a finalist in the Rick Amor Self Portrait Art Prize for her ‘Self Portrait In A Red Scarf’. Entries for this art prize came from all over Australia and Petra’s selection is a great achievement.
[Left Image] Brothers Ratur and Sckaro completed their latest mural together for the Out In The Open mural project in Aalborg, Denmark. [Middle Image] Brazillian artist, Claudio Ethos has been doing lots and lots of murals in the past year, this being one of them. [Right Image] Gola Hundun just finished a mural on the […]
Congratulations to Peter-John De Villiers for his private commission of a wall mural for The Mandrake Hotel. The Mandrake is a new, independent, boutique hotel in London and PJ’s mural is lucky enough to be dawning it’s walls.
Congratulations to Michaela Kloeckner who is a finalist in the 2017 Brisbane Art Prize. The show opens on October 12th, from 6.30pm at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. To find out more click HERE
With a beautiful painting of her mother – Titled: ‘Dignified’ – Esther Erlich has proudly gained selection as a finalist in the prestigious Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. Congratulations Esther.
Polish artist Ewa Pronczuk-Kuziak has been featured on the online gallery and art resource Wow x Wow. She wrote a guest blog about ‘Animals and Us’ and how this also translates into her own painting. Check out her blog here
Head to Widewalls – an amazing website for art, artists, galleries, exhibitions and all things creative around the world. And while you are there – check out their fantastic review of our current exhibition featuring: Go Suga (Gold Coast) – Time Traveller Sacha Beverley (Gold Coast) – Make A Wish Ryuzo Kojima (Japan) – Living […]
The Time Traveller and The Genie Sacha Beverley and Go Suga feature in the latest edition of Blank Magazine (online and print) – with their upcoming solo shows at 19 Karen. Read all about them HERE.
Double the love on Inside Gold Coast website this week… A wonderful interview with Terri Lew on life, art and all things 19 Karen – ‘Terri Lew’. And a fantastic article – ‘Five Reasons Locals Love Mermaid Beach’ – featuring us, our neighbours ‘The Borrowed Nursery’, ‘Little Mermaid’, the Squid Meat Disco at ‘Apres Surf’ and the night markets […]
Last month, Megan Puls was selected as one of the seven ceramic Australian artist’s to represent Australia in the “Omnus Terra” exhibition at Gallery 114 in Portland, Oregon. Her works were exhibited alongside seven ceramic American artists representing the United States. All of her ceramic pieces sold at this international exhibition (except for one).
For the promotion of her upcoming group exhibition at The Rabbit Hole Gallery in Perth, Ariel Katzir featured in an online article to discuss big, lips, movement, art as therapy and the new exhibition ‘The Other Side’. Click here for the full article.