What a crowd! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Hot Summers Night Opening Night. Including live music by the Koi Boys, great food, wine and a beautiful selection of art, this night was fantastic!
What a spectacular night! Showcasing 235 artworks by 100 artists, ‘Threesome’ is 19 Karen’s largest exhibition yet! It is a great collaborative effort between Australian and International artists culminating 2019 as the Gallery to Watch. Thank you to everyone who joined us on our Opening Night of what we hope to be the first of many International group shows. […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Opening Night of Jisbar and Antonyo Marest’s shows. What a fantastic night! It also featured live painting by Jisbar and Antonyo with the artwork being auctioned off on the night. Art, fun, music, great company and conversation. Thank you to all who came along to a truly […]
On Friday 11th October we celebrated the unveiling of Antonyo Marest’s new mural at Room 81, Sofitel Gold Coast and Jisbar custom painted a selection of the guests bags and shirts, as we enjoyed a beautiful dinner for a small group of clients and friends at the newly renovated Room 81 at Sofitel Gold Coast […]
All the photos from La Nuit by Sofitel – a celebration of art and culture and our new partnership with the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach. A fantastic evening at the beautiful Sofitel, surrounded by amazing people, great food, a cocktail or two and of course the beautiful art by our 19 Karen artists. Many thanks […]
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 […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the opening night of Angie and Alison’s debut 19 Karen solo shows. What an amazing night! Music by The James Street Preachers. Catering by Lilicious Catering
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.
What a great afternoon. Big thanks to everyone who joined us for such a wonderful afternoon as we celebrated the opening of AM DeBrincat’s new show – Halogen Venus. Thank you Lilicious Catering for the amazing food. AM’s show will run until 9th June.
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 […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the opening night of Gola Hundun’s debut Australian solo show. What a fantastic night! Amazing art, Gola there to welcome everyone and talk about his art, beautiful music by local Jackson James Smith and delicious catering by Lilicious Catering. Gola’s debut Australian show – ‘7.6 Billion And […]
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.
Despite the rain, it was an amazing night! A big thank you to everyone who braved the weather, came along and made it such a success. Fun times, great tunes, delicious food and amazing art. Solo Shows by: Dan Withey – The day the world was ok Helen Holmes – ‘Knock Knock’ Who’s There? […]
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.
Oh what a night! Great food, friends, music and AMAZING art. A big thank you to everyone who came along to our opening night and helped make it so much fun. Solo Shows by: Mellissa Read-Devine – Verdance Sally Paxton – Colours of the Spirit Megan Puls – Mangrove Music by: The James Street […]