Opening: A Survival Guide / Kyle Hughes-Odgers at Swinton & Grant Madrid

kyle hughes-odgers a survival guide‘Field notes #1’ 92cm x 120cm acrylic on canvas 2015

Kyle Hughes-Odgers : A Survival Guide

Opening October 23 – 7pm
Swinton & Grant
Address: C / Miguel Servet 21, 28012, Madrid, Spain

This exhibition is the final outcome from a 1 month residency in Madrid and the end of 3 months on the road. It is the Australian artist first solo exhibition in Spain.

The show focuses on ideas around human behaviour and existence. An abstract visual representation of ‘field notes’ that is a reference guide to modern day life. Exploring ideas around nature, the built environment, human impact, mapping, precious objects and warning signs.

Finished artworks are across various mediums, archival ink on acid free paper, acrylic on canvas, small wooden sculpture and a large scale gallery installation.

Print Release: Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Kyle Hughes-Odgers is currently in Madrid for a residency and solo exhibition with Swinton & Grant As part of the upcoming show he is releasing 2 new prints. Full info below:
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‘Excess Baggage’
Print: 3 colour hand pulled screen-print 
Paper: 280 gsm 100% acid free olin regular ivory paper.
Size: 50cm x 70cm unframed.
Edition: 20
Signed and numbered / Worldwide shipping.

For purchase contact:
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 ‘There’s water on Mars?’
Print: 3 colour hand pulled screen-print 
Paper: 280 gsm 100% acid free olin regular ivory paper.
Size: 50cm x 70cm unframed.
Edition: 20
Signed and numbered / Worldwide shipping.

For purchase contact:

Photos: ‘Curses’ – Black Canyon, Melbourne

Really nice photo recap of the ‘CURSES’ show which opened in Melbourne a couple of weeks back – presented by Black Canyon and hosted by OKLA, a beautiful warehouse space in Collingwood.  A big crowd came out for the Friday night opening to check out new work by Georgia Hill, Sean Morris, Melissa Grisancich, James McKenna and Nathan Alexis Brown. (Pics by Tom Groves, Sinead Kennedy and Lauren Crockett.) OHCURSES1OHCURSES2OHCURSES20 Continue reading

Opening: ‘Satellite’ by Kyle Hughes-Odgers at Turner Galleries – Perth

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Turner Galleries:
“In the five years since we first worked with 
Kyle Hughes-Odgers, his career has taken a meteoric rise. From fairly humble beginnings as a street artist, this career has evolved rapidly to include major public art commissions, three children’s books, gallery exhibitions in Australia and overseas, and of course the (now international) street art has continued unabated. The spindly limbed characters that populate his artworks have certainly struck a chord with his viewers. They have a universal narrative; they struggle with their lives, carry their burdens, face difficult choices and are not afraid to dream.
Hughes-Odgers’ most important commissions include an eighty meter building exterior (including LED lighting design) at the new Perth international airport. Other recent career highlights include winning the Crystal Kite Award (Australia/New Zealand) with Meg McKinlay for their children’s book Ten tiny things, a forty meter mural for Murdoch University, a four storey building exterior in Washington DC, an interior mural for Jamie Oliver’s Perth restaurant, a four storey mural overlooking the Mitchell Freeway in Perth, solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Berlin, plus his third children’s book is due to be published in November 2015.”

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‘Satellite’ by Kyle Hughes-Odgers
Where: Turner Galleries, Northbridge
Opening: June 26. 6pm – July 25

Shida x Black Canyon Projects

The guys over at Black Canyon have stayed busy since collaborating on the new issue of Kingbrown Mag – today they’re kicking off a new print series (Black Canyon Editions) with a release from the mighty Shida, who is currently based in Poland. It’s a super affordable, super limited riso print and it’ll go fast – get ’em HERE.

To mark the occassion Mik Shida put together the photo diary below, featuring recent snow covered European painting adventures…

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Photos: Kingbrown Issue 10 Perth Launch

The 10th issue of Kingbrown mag dropped on the West Coast with a huge 60-artist show last week at FORM Gallery, co-curated by Black Canyon.

Check out some opening night shots after the jump, courtesy of Carolyn Karnovsky, Tom Groves, Rabbithole and FORM.


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Opening: Kingbrown Issue 10 Perth Launch

The brand new issue of Kingbrown Mag launches next week in Perth – back where it all began – with this monster show at FORM Gallery.

Put together with Issue 10 co-curators Black Canyon (Sean Morris and Tom Groves) the launch features 60 artists from 11 countries, working on brown paper and painted denim vests.

If you’re lucky enough to be in Perth, get down from 6-8pm on March 4 to grab a copy of the new issue and some free beers from the good dudes at Feral Brewing. Should be a fun one! KB_issue10_PerthFORM 640


Openings: Kingbrown Issue 10 Melbourne launch

The new issue of the mighty Kingbrown Magazine finally drops this Friday night with a launch party in Melbourne. Looks like Issue 10 is definitely worth the wait, with a killer set of features co-curated by Black Canyon Projects (Sean Morris and Tom Groves). The Black Canyon boys have organised an equally impressive list for the launch show, with artists from Australia, Singapore, England, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Indonesia, Italy and The USA, working on paper and painted denim vests.

The issue itself features the likes of Skinner, Neckface, Hellen Jo, Saner, Michael C Hsiung and Lugosis – with brown bag art by Future Colors of America, embossed cover by Brendan Monroe, foldout neon poster by Malarko, diecut vinyl sticker by Sheryo, and a glow in the dark patch by Stevie Gee. Be among the first to grab a copy, from 6pm this Friday at Spares in Collingwood. Kingbrown640