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Art Town - Working onsite at Prahran Market

 

"The Chapel St Precinct and ART-Town- sponsors are offering $4000 worth of Visual Arts Awards to Artists who participate in the 2013 Tastes of Chapel Festival -ART-Town Competition".

"The ART-Town project invites artists to create a work of art in public spaces with an aim to engage people in their everyday lives and provide an opportunity for dialogue and social interaction that is the heart of our vibrant precinct.

I will be setting up at Prahran Market. At the juncture of the Veggie, meat and out door seating area. It is a busy corner with lots of market bussle and colour. 

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Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts

Linden Postcard Show  Described as - “Works by established as well as emerging artists hang side by side in a frenzy of colour and movement - a great noisy celebration of creativity. But it is the small and individual pieces of art people come back to see that, even through all the noise, have quietly spoken to them." These are the peices I entered this year.

                 

Sold  Me and my pet, mixed media on paper, 12 x 17 cm, 2011 AU$200.00 framed.  

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Prometheus Visual Art Award


 

My piece Cleaning up 2 has been selected as a finalist entry in this prestigious $15,000 award. It’s being shipped up to the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia ready for the exhibition on 28th May through to 1st June. Director of Manton Gallery, Jan Manton will be selecting the winner.

 

Who is Prometheus? In art and literature he’s represented as the rebellious hero.

 

“In Greek mythology Prometheus (Greek: Προμηθεύς) is a Titan, culture hero, and trickster figure who is credited with the creation of man from clay and the theft of fire for human use, He is known for his intelligence, and as a champion of mankind.[1]

The punishment of Prometheus as a consequence of the theft is a major theme of his mythology, and is a popular subject of both ancient and modern art. Zeus, king of the Olympian gods, sentenced the Titan to eternal torment for his transgression. The immortal Prometheus was bound to a rock, where each day an eagle, the emblem of Zeus, was sent to feed on his liver, only to have it grow back to be eaten again the next day…”. Wikipedia

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