Street Journeys #4 | Mik Shida

Brisbane’s flourishing street art scene is home to some of the world’s most respected and talented street artists. Our Street Journeys #4 takes us on a journey to explore the work of internationally renowned Australian street artist Mik Shida. Mik Shida’s large-scale mural works and vibrant artworks can be found on five continents; and we’re lucky enough to have plenty of his works right here on our doorstep! Mik Shida is a self-taught, multidiciplinary artist who has been involved in the global street art scene since 2004. His captivating expressive style often… Read More

Street Art Journeys #2 | Gimiks Born

As promised Engage Arts is journeying through the streets in search of Brisbane’s street art hotspots. This week we shine a light on the artist known as Gimiks Born. He creates bold illustrative artworks that can be discovered on walls around Australia: from Brisbane, Toowoomba, Bunbury, to Katoomba and beyond. A multi-skilled artist, Gimiks Born’s creative practice spans graphic design, illustration, street art and large-scale commissioned murals. Gimiks Born’s deftly painted public works stop you in your tracks; his quirky characters leap, growl and climb up the walls. With an illustrative style… Read More

Street Art Journeys

Melbourne may be known as Australia’s street art capital, but Brisbane is an emerging artistic force with an impressive diversity of street art. With many talented artists choosing to live and work in Queensland; there is a creative buzz on the streets of the sunshine state. Brisbane City has long held an impressive collection of permanent public art spanning from the banks of the Brisbane River to the Roma Street Parklands. It is exciting to see the emergence of a dynamic street art culture sitting side-by-side with this public art collection. While… Read More