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

2015 – what a year!

With the holiday season upon us it feels like the right time to reflect on the year that was… 2015 has been a fantastic first year for the Engage Arts team. We’ve produced some exciting projects and collaborated with amazing creative partners. For the International Year of Light we participated in the U.R{BNE} Festival bringing a range of creative projects to life. We organised a 1 Million Stars to End Violence workshop and were proud to produce Alinta Krauth’s projection mapped installation, Wind blisters those who try to run, which shone a… Read More

‘The Churchie’: highlights from the 2015 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize

Image: Sha Sarwari, ‘National Icon’, 2014. Photographic print. Courtesy of the artist. For over 28 years the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize (‘the churchie’) has been showcasing Australia’s next major creative talents. It comes to no surprise then that this year’s featured artists keep popping up on our radar! After spotting this year’s winner, Michaela Gleave at the Experimenta Recharge exhibition, Kerry and Danielle thought it was time to reflect on the talented artists exhibited in this year’s ‘the churchie’ prize at Griffith University Art Gallery, Southbank. Danielle: ‘the churchie’ is dedicated… Read More