Isolation proves inspirational for artists

Artable founder Gillian Grobe

CRYSTAL FOX Artists on the Gold Coast say COVID-19 has helped them create new pieces despite the stress and anxiety of being in isolation.   The Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts (HOTA) created a project in March called ‘Rage Against the … [Read more...]

Brisbane artist explores the human condition

Stephen Hart with As Time Goes By

ROMAN KATO Brisbane artist Stephen Hart has opened a new exhibition, called ‘Agency: Rare Offerings from the Museum of Spent Time’ at the Jan Manton Gallery in Spring Hill. The exhibition, which contemplates technology, humanity and meaning, … [Read more...]

Independent artisans shine at Oz Comic-Con

Fractured Lace Oz Comic-Con 2018

LOUIS MITCHELL-TURNER This year’s Brisbane edition of Oz Comic-Con gave more than 70 independent artisans the chance to gain high-traffic exposure to help grow their brands. The artisans set up booths in a section of the event floor known as … [Read more...]

Behind the magic of Swell Festival

JUSTIN FAULL Last week, Currumbin was host to one of the most awe-inspiring events on the Gold Coast- the Swell Sculpture Festival. Over fifty different artworks were showcased across the 8th to the 17th of September, ranging from small … [Read more...]

Artist-run initiatives emerging in Brisbane

EMILY FERNANDEZ New initiatives are helping upcoming Brisbane artists showcase their projects and curators learn about running art exhibitions. Artist Run Initiatives or ARIs create pop-up exhibition opportunities for emerging artists, providing … [Read more...]