In the spotlight: Rachel Burke

We are all surrounded by a multitude of things; our lives are literally overflowing with objects. Despite our best efforts at decluttering, sometimes we need to take stock of our stuff. Rachel Burke is an artist, designer, photographer and stylist who has tapped into her unused household objects and found inspiration in their mundanity. This August Engage Arts will collaborate with Rachel Burke to present her on-going craft project The Magical Mundane that transforms the most boring household rubbish into bedazzled works of art. Rachel will invite you to unleash your creativity… Read More

INK WORKSHOPS – Live @ The Pod

Yumiko Kigoshi is a visual artist who teaches the ancient art of ink painting (Sumi-e) and Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy). Yumiko shares her connections to Japanese art and culture through painting workshops and will demonstrate the essential skills of brush stroke with ink at The Pod. Yumiko is hosting two Ink Workshops at The Pod in Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley for Brisbane City Council’s BrisAsia Festival. We invite you to make your own artworks using this timeless technique. The workshops are free of charge and all materials will be supplied. No bookings or prior experience is necessary – just drop by The Pod!… Read More

We wish you a creative and joyful Christmas and New Year!

As we head toward the end of a tumultuous year we wish you a very Merry Christmas and New Year filled with creative joy! 2016 has been an exciting year for the Engage Arts team! We took you on Street Art Journeys around Brisbane, shared our thoughts on some of Australia’s most promising emerging artists, and worked closely with an array of amazing artists to bring dynamic art to the streets of Brisbane. Ready for a recharged 2017, we look forward sharing more artistic journeys and inspirational stories! Feature image: Photo by Engage… Read More