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Creative People

Art

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The Earthy, Abstract Art Of Asha Holmes

Inside the textured, tonal and intuitive practice of a Northern Beaches-based painter whose star is well and truly on the rise!

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The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's New Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!

Art

Celebrating The Winners Of The 2021 Telstra NATSIAA!

We share highlights and winners from the country's most prestigious award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

Art

The Inspiring Story Of Kirsten Roberts’ Powerful Survival Paintings

After suffering a neurological condition in 2019, Kristen Roberts found strength in painting.

Studio Visit

The Amazing Art-Making Of Thea Anamara Perkins

The Arrernte and Kalkadoon artist is renowned for her vivid, personal portraits of prominent First Nations figures. We talked to the accompl...

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A Truly Magical Tapestry Collaboration Between Local Artists + Weavers

Works by Eugenia Lim, Atong Atem, Troy Emery and Hayley Millar Baker were recrafted as tapestries by weavers at the Australian Tapestry Work...

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: 'Here, In My Mind', By Amalia Keefer

We're so excited to be hosting the debut solo show from this promising young artist – and pre-sales are now open!
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INTRODUCING... The TDF Kids Art Awards, With Honan!

We're so excited to launch the very first TDF Kids Art Awards to raise money for Children's Ground – and there's a prize of $2,000 each f...

Art

See The First Museum Survey Of Artist Stanislava Pinchuk’s Work At Heide

The first career survey of artist Stanislava Pinchuk (formerly known as Miso) is now open at Heide.

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Behind The Scenes Of 'Rone In Geelong’ – Opening This Weekend!

See a retrospective of artist Rone's work to date at Geelong Gallery from Saturday February 27 to Sunday May 16, 2021.

Studio Visit

Amazingly Colourful Abstract Art By Amalia Keefer

The self-taught Queensland-based painter creates palettes from everyday household moments and then transforms them into gentle, fluid artwor...

Art

The Nomadic Artist Who Is Always Painting On The Road

Emily Imeson lives her life out of a four wheel drive, travelling the country in pursuit of new landscapes to paint! Her solo show, 'Ancient...
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Very 2020 Creative Collaboration

Artist Jasmine Mansbridge, stylist Megan Morton and photographer Zan Wimberley have collaborated on an abstract series of images that would

Studio Visit

Behind-The-Scenes Of The Online Store With ALL Our Favourite Makers!

If you ever think you've discovered a new creative talent, chances are Makers' Mrkt founder Kelly Thompson is already all over it!

Art

Paul Davies’ Paintings Capture The Essence Of Iconic Modernist Architecture

The Australian painter returns home after 6 years in the United States with a showstopping exhibition!
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

Painting Mozambique From Melbourne, With Mafalda Vasconcelos

The Melbourne-based, Mozambique-raised artist paints her striking portraits to put together the pieces of the past, and explore her identity...

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Patricia Piccinini’s 'Truth Bombs’ On Living A Creative Life

Third Drawer Down's Abigail Crompton shares empowering advice from 22 female artists, in her new book ‘Truth Bomb’.
Abigail Crompton

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Meet The Emerging Artist Using An Unexpected Year, To Make Unexpected Objects

Melbourne-based artist Lucy Tolan shares her new collection of wonderfully wobbly ceramic objects + what it’s like to be a full-time artis...
Sasha Gattermayr

The Design Files acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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