ASPIRE MAGAZINE FEATURE

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RAW Visual artist of the year 2014 FEATURE in this months ASPIRE MAGAZINE

June/July 2015, Pg 78-79

Words by Sky Harrison featuring artwork 
'In her eyes, 102x76cm, oil, spray enamel & resin on canvas

Read online here...

http://aspiremagazine.com.au/read-the-mag/?start_page=40#magazine-pages

FUNDRAISING ONLINE AUCTION

With the launch of TEO MAGAZINE, Issue 7 last week, I am excited to release my commissioned cover painting ‘Freak’ of Azeala Models, & IMG Models, Beck Hume.
 
To celebrate the launch I am putting the painting up for auction on facebook and will be donating 50% of the proceeds from the highest bid to the Bright Youth Foundation
 
The Bight Youth Foundation is a charity which…
 
“Seek to inspire and motivate the Aboriginal & Torres Straits Islander youth of Australia, to support and spark the creative minds of our Indigenous Youth”
www.brightyouthfoundation.org
 
The donation to the Bright Youth Foundation will be used towards the upcoming music and surf programs in SA at the end of the year.
 
The bidding is open for 7days STARTING NOW, closing Sunday 21st June 2pm.
 
Comment HERE to place your bid, and the highest bid come Sunday will take home the framed painting.

Starting reserve at $300 ....AND….GO!
 
(Postage not included)
 
Read issue 7 here, with my interview on pg 34-37
http://www.teomagazine.com.au/issue-7
 
Styling: Susannah Ioannou
H&M: Natasha Keneally
H&M Assistant: Karen Gower
Photography: Neon Theory
 
Freak, Oil and spray enamel on canvas, 76 x 58cm, 2015

COVER IMAGE & INTERVIEW

In collaboration with TEO MAGAZINE i was commissioned to create their cover image for issue 7 (also their 1st anniversary issue)

Read a detailed interview with Monika Poretella on page 34-37

Read issue 7 here 
http://www.teomagazine.com.au/issue-7

Styling: Susannah Ioannou
H&M: Natasha Keneally - hair/make-up artist
H&M Assistant: Karen Gower Hair And Makeup
Photography: Neon Theory

Freak, Oil and spray enamel on canvas, 76 x 58cm, 2015

'Hot to watch' Metro Gallery, MELBOURNE

"An exhibition of some of Australia's most exciting and promising emerging artists. Metro Gallery is excited to present Joshua Miels, Emma Michaelis, Meaghan Coles, Julian Clavijo and Ness Flett in a group show that is sure to make an impression. New pieces including paintings, drawings and sculpture."

OPENING THURSDAY 7th May, 6:30-8:30pm

'Hot to Watch' runs from May 4th to 23 May

METRO GALLERY

http://www.metrogallery.com.au/exhibitions/99/hot-to-watch/ 

enquiries@metrogallery.com.au

1214 Hight Street Armadale, Victoria 3143

 

 

 

RAW ARTIST CITY FINALIST

Big thanks to everyone that voted, YOU landed me RAW ADELAIDE visual artist of the year!

I was involved in Adelaide's first RAW showcase back in July 2014,  the night was filled with a range of Adelaide's best creative talent, from performing arts, music, hair & make-up and fashion.

Check out the next event at www.rawartists.org

2015 Diary- PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

It's that time of the year when I release my yearly planner filled with original artwork.

Filled with monthly images, a weekly layout with notes and yearly forecast.

24x16cm

You have the choice of soft or hard cover $35/$50

I'm currently taking your pre-orders now so email me your orders for delivery before XMAS

contact@meaghancoles.com

Get organised for 2015!

COMMISSION REVEAL- Collaboration with Teo Magazine & Azalea Models

I had the pleasure of painting these lovely ladies from Azalea models. The team at Teo magazine featured the original images back in issue one then commissioned me to interpret into unique artworks! 

These are some local faces to watch!

http://www.teomagazine.com.au

http://www.azaleamodels.com.au

 

UPCOMING- Group exhibition & open studio 'Out of the Studio' @ Carclew Ballroom, Adelaide

Out of the Studio explores the artistic achievements of Carclew’s 2014 Artist Studio Residents. Join us for a premiere display of new work by Adelaide’s next generation of artistic talent.

This exhibition is presented by Carclew’s 2014 Foyer Gallery Curators... Caitlin Eyre and Craig Robert Middleton, featuring Lilly Buttrose, Meaghan Coles and Jordan Gower

Showing 4 - 24 August
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm daily

Exhibition Opening | 6 – 8pm, Thursday 7 August

Open Studio | 1 - 4pm, Sunday 17 August

Download PDF catalogue

 

THE ARTISTS

Lilly Buttrose is an emerging visual artist who works primarily in the mediums of textiles, clay and natural weaving materials. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Visual Arts at the University of South Australia. Lily has also previously undertaken weaving workshops with the Southern Elders Weaving Group (2012) and the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Women (2013) at the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. In 2013, Lilly’s work was featured in the South Australian Museum’s Waterhouse Natural History Exhibition. She has exhibited at a number of galleries and art spaces across Adelaide, including Urban Cow Studio, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Salad Days and Liverpool Street Gallery. From 2014-2017, Lilly’s work will be featured in a number of regional galleries as part of Country Arts South Australia’s touring exhibition Handheld. www.facebook.com/lillybuttroseartist

Meaghan Coles is an emerging portraitist who uses oil paint and mixed media to explore the way in which the female face is idealised and objectified in contemporary culture and print media campaigns. She graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting) from the University of South Australia in 2009 before going on to complete her Honours. Meaghan received the SALA Festival’s Adelaide Central School of Art professional development award in 2011 and was a finalist in The Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Prize in 2012. The following year, Meaghan undertook artistic residencies at Jiwar Creation & Society (Barcelona, Spain) and Takt (Berlin, Germany). During her time in Berlin, Meaghan was the founder and director of The Cellar Gallery art space and displayed her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions.Meaghan has exhibited extensively across Adelaide during the Adelaide Fringe & SALA festival, with her first commercial exhibition at Peter Walker Fine Art in 2012. www.meaghancoles.com

Jordan Gower is an emerging printmaker and visual artist who uses aluminium-based etchings, oxides and pigments to explore ideas surrounding the temporality of objects and how their ontology is affected by subjective perception. He completed a Certificate IV of Visual Arts and Craft (Media Arts) at the Adelaide Centre for the Arts in 2008. Jordan received his Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design (Printmaking) from the Adelaide College of the Arts in 2012 before going on to complete his Honours at the University of South Australia in 2013. Earlier this year, Jordan undertook a month-long artist residency at the Instinc Art Space in Singapore. He has exhibited extensively at galleries and art spaces across Adelaide, including Espionage Gallery, West Bar Gallery, Light Square Gallery and SASA Gallery. Jordan is currently serving as an Invigilation/Education Officer at the SASA Gallery and is a technical assistant volunteer in the University of South Australia’s printmaking department. www.jordangower.com
 
THE CURATORS

Caitlin Eyre is an emerging curator and arts writer. She graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2010 before going on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Art History in 2011. Caitlin graduated from the University of Adelaide’s double Master of Arts program in Art History and Curatorial & Museum Studies in 2013. She undertook curatorial internships at the National Gallery of Australia in 2012 and JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design in 2013. Caitlin is the Assistant Curator and Volunteer Coordinator of local ARI Grid Projects and currently volunteers at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Craig Robert Middleton is an emerging curator and museum worker. He graduated from the University of Adelaide with degrees in International Studies and Liberal Arts (Italian language) in 2011. During 2010, Craig studied undertook a seven month international exchange in Italy where he studied at the prestigious Sapienza Università di Roma. He received a Master of Museum Studies from Macquarie University in 2013 and is currently completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Art History at the University of Adelaide. Craig has interned and volunteered at the Art Gallery of South Australia since 2013 and is currently employed as a casual museum worker at the National Motor Museum.