Street Art Journeys #3: Kyle Jenkins

Kyle Jenkins is a Toowoomba-based artist whose multilayered work encompasses painting in both public and gallery settings, music, and zines. Kyle’s work explore the structure of space through the use of abstract forms, lines, colour and sound. Several of his public space ‘Position Point’ paintings can be found in Brisbane and Toowoomba. For Street Art Journey’s #3 we catch up with Kyle to discuss his arts practice, methodologies and musings on space, form and public dialogue. What inspirations are you currently drawing on in your own art and music making? Kyle: I’m not sure if I… 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