The Art of books…

Who said books are dead!…last weekend the NGV staged their annual “Melbourne Book Fair”, which brings together established and emerging art publishers, artist, writers and designers, staged in the Great Hall NGV International (the celling is spectacular), with workshops, forums there was even a launch party featuring DJ Cale Sexton. The buzz around this book…




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In Melbourne Style

Designer, artist, photographer, author, illustrator, publisher, award winner, unique retailer, Gallery owner, awesome person…   Where do you start to describe Maree Coote! About eight years ago, I was working on Clarendon Street, South Melbourne and outside my office window I noticed a new store was setting up, it was looking really interesting…so off I…




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Vienna Therapy/Nychos street artist.

This city blows me away!!! I was a guest at the launch of Vienna now/forever, boy what a way to promote the city of Vienna!! There was the usual drinks and nibbles, followed by a speech from someone from Vienna tourism, she then introduced us to Nychos, the international street artist from Vienna. WOW… Then…




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Visual Arts in Galleries

This week I attended an artist exhibition launch at a gallery, I walked the laneways of Melbourne to check out the latest street art, a friend purchased a FAB painting from a gallery, I visited a pop up gallery to view an industrial sculpture exhibition and on my arts radio program on JOY94.9 I interviewed…




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White Night

Lets get stuck into one of the spectacular events that makes this city the thriving cultural mix it is… On one summer’s night in February, performances, projections and exhibitions build to a crescendo of amazing entertainment between 7pm – 7am. Sponsored by the state government, the WHOLE city becomes a huge arts hub!    …




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The Art of Being Melbourne.

Welcome to my blog! As you can tell by the name its about ART… and MELBOURNE! But what is art? As it was once famously said “Art is in the Eye of the Beholder” which means the whole city is my canvas… the People, the architecture, the vibe, the spirit and of course the art….




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