So after sometime trying to combine my client based design and multimedia work with my personal visual art on this site I realised it was getting a bit difficult for people to know what it is I am doing as both styles are pretty different. So this current website is going to be for my design work and commercial projects to help me get freelance work while this BRAND NEW WEBSITE will be for my own personal visual art. Hope you enjoy the new site.
I will be teaching a couple of stencil workshops this summer. One for kids 9-14yrs and another for adults. Both workshops will be held at the Wollongong City Gallery, where i am currently the artist in residence.
Here are the details I have, for more information or to make a booking please contact the gallery on 4228 7500. All materials will be provided. Continue reading
I have been meaning to finish off the print run for ‘The House’ series for a while now but with no room for screen printing last year and then moving my studio 4 times during the past 12 months I never got a around to getting it done. As you know I am concentrating on my new 13 piece series ‘Fight or Flight’ while I have the residency at Wollongong City Gallery but i figured I would take a few days out and get some of these printed up in time for Christmas. Continue reading
I was in the Freddie (The Freddie ‘Mercury’) yesterday. Yep that newspaper that I once worked for…. anyway they done a story on me about being in the Australian Stencil Art Prize. The online photo is slightly creepy, the printed pic was a lot better so grab a hard copy if you can. There was a large stack at the servo in Berry last night. Continue reading
As part of my residency at the Wollongong City Gallery I will be teaching a number of workshops in the medium of stencil art. The first couple of workshops aimed at high school students, years 7 – 10, started in August and in total I taught 40 students in 2 x 1 day courses. Continue reading
It’s been a month now since I got the keys to my new studio at Wollongong City Gallery and I have been so flat out I haven’t had time to post any updates till now…sorry. You can keep up with my random daily happenings via Twitter (@poncho_army or follow the hash tag #wcgair) or check back here every week or two.
Made page 5 of the Illawarra Mercury. The interview is about being the artist in residence at the Wollongong City Gallery for the next 12 months. They got a few facts wrong in the article and also made a few assumptions – no I did not spend $1000 of the stipend on beer – I wish! ha
You can read the interview here
I am the new Artist in Residence (AIR) at Wollongong City Gallery!
I had my interview yesterday morning, received the phone call at 4.25pm and had the keys to my new 75+sqm studio by 5pm.