The team at Ambush Gallery recently brought together a great mix of artists for another round of Project 5. A yearly art project, which features Australian and International artist painting both live and in their studios, for an outdoor exhibit which eventually produces artwork to go to auction in aid of charity. A great concept, and a great way to have artists from outside of Sydney come to town and show new work.
Check out the video recap featuring Askew One, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, 23rd Key and Alex LeHours.
Kyle Hughes-Odgers latest solo exhibition ‘All The Wrong Places’ opened last night in Los Angeles. The impressive new series is made up of 16 watercolor and ink drawings on paper. Kyle’s work in a collection becomes a visual story-telling event, each individual work adds a new narrative into the greater world explored across the complete exhibition. Focusing on ideas of isolation, community, ceremony, and journey.
Kyle Hughes-Odgers latest children’s book ‘On a Small Island’ published by Fremantle Press is available in bookstores across Australia and New Zealand today. Both written and illustrated by Kyle Hughes-Odgers this book has been 2 years in the making.
About the book:
On a small island, in a gigantic sea, lives Ari. Ari longs for the large ships to stop at his island, he longs to see remarkable things and to have interesting friends. On a small island, in a gigantic sea, Ari has an idea. A dazzling idea. An irresistible idea …
Featuring the work of celebrated contemporary Australian and New Zealand street artists Askew One, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Alex Lehours and 23rd Key, Project Five Volume Six will transform Darling Quarter’s Village Green into a free open air studio as the artists paint before a live audience. The live painting weekend launches on Friday 26 September from 6-9pm and continues on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 from 12-3pm. The opening night is complimented by the electronic musical ambience created by Sydney-based artist EARS, with DJ Ray Ray behind the decks over the weekend.
Project 5 opening night featuring Askew, Kyle-Hughes Odgers, Alex Lehours and 23rdKey
Where: The Darling Quarter
Opening Hours: Friday 26 Sep, 6-9pm
Kyle Hughes-Odgers recently completed his largest public artwork to date at the Perth Airport. The completed work spans 9 walls (80m x 6m total) and is located between the Perth International Airport and the T2 complex. The below film and images document the process from start to finish across a total of 22 days.
The process video for ‘The Giants View’ by Kyle Hughes-Odgers is now online. This landmark work was completed in June 2014 next to the Mitchell freeway in Perth and is seen by thousands of daily commuters.
The trilogy of Magic Weirdos exhibitions curated by Sean Morris came to its conclusion at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne a couple of weeks back, with the epic “Gold Blood”. A huge crowd, amazing art and live music saw the Weirdos saga end with some great vibes. James Jirat Patradoon’s crazy painted racing jacket took centre stage, in front of a mural by Ghostpatrol and Sean Morris.
Re.Discover is a walking street art exhibition created to showcase the work of six established West Australian artists through the painting and exhibiting of exterior murals in the streets of Bunbury over four days, from 15-18 January.
The six murals will be completed by six different WA artists: Stormie Mills; Kyle Hughes-Odgers; Anya Brock; Jodee Knowles; Tim Howe and Andrew Frazer. Film maker Chad Peacock will document the project to demonstrate the positive influence of street art in Bunbury’s CBD and beyond.
Three days of painting will culminate in a group exhibition to be held at the Bunbury Regional Art Galleries (Wittenoom Street, Bunbury WA) on 18 January from 6-9pm where the public can meet the artists.
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