Painting Grounds 2012

Opening Night:
Friday the 14th February
5pm – 9pm

Last years’ Painting Grounds exhibition was pretty epic! This year we decided to amp it up with more live art, a bigger mob of artists, the irrepressible Charlie McMahon launching his new EP, Didj Heart, plus Deadbeat & Hazy.

Painting Grounds is a yearly exhibition exhibiting art by street artists and contemporary artists around Sydney. Collaboration and artists’ individual works show a range of styles and the influence of Sydney’s local culture and community. The ephemeral nature of street art and communicating the message loud and proud are common themes, displayed as surreal and symbolic images.Charlie McMahon has also shared this local Sydney culture: this and the amazing journeys he has embarked upon spill out into his music. Charlie is one of the first non-Aboriginal professional didgeridoo players and Gondwana’s music is enjoyed throughout the world. As well as a massive contribution to the Australian interior, he has played to audiences in Russia, Japan, Europe, United States.
Didj Heart is the latest release from Gondwana and should be recognised as a unique and precious contribution to music worldwide.Deadbeat and Hazy emerged from the cesspool of beat and rhyme with a unique breed of hiphop growing in their belly and mind. Their tales told in the lowest frequencies. Find them on the digital realm at: http://www.facebook.com/deadbeatandhazyhttp://www.facebook.com/deadbeatandhazyIt’s a night not to be missed!This years exhibition will feature the artwork of-
• Andros http://androsone.bigcartel.com/
• Anastasia Liolio http://anastasialiolio.tumblr.com/
• Bafcat https://www.facebook.com/pages/BafCat/255368731182738?fref=ts
• Birdhat
• Boots https://www.facebook.com/pages/Boots/303845809714686?fref=ts
• CSFB http://clintsfbautista.tumblr.com/
• Hules http://Hules1.tumblr.com/
• Opens
• Jesse Brockis http://brockis.com/
• Flobot Threethousand www.flobot3000.com
• Mobot www.sweetcrimsonblood.blogspot.com
• Ox – http://theoxking.tumblr.com/
• Maaden – instagram @maaden
• Skulk https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skulk/170020196422323
• Terhor http://terhor.tumblr.com/
• Cheungha Lim https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cheung-ha-Lim/181377928570799?fref=ts
• Lu CSmith www.lulubelart.com
• Shanta https://www.facebook.com/shantastencils
• Resan http://obsolete-art.tumblr.com/
• Zeke www.zekeslunchbox.com, tumblr http://zekes-lunchbox.tumblr.com/
society 6 http://society6.com/ZekesLunchbox
• Bunkwaa http://bunkwaa.blogspot.com.au/
• David Crystalface https://www.facebook.com/davidcrystalface?fref=ts
• Thanks
• Slug
• Wundernuss www.wundernuss.com
• SMC3 http://smc3.net/
• Pete Strong https://www.facebook.com/Vectorpunk
• Ioulia Petrova www.iouliapetrova.com
• Amanda Rondonuwu http://amandarondonuwu.tumblr.com/
• Rebecca Murphy http://www.rebecca-murphy.net/
• Simon Wheeldon
• Ania Gareeva http://reminisense.deviantart.com/gallery/
• Takie http://facebook.com/takie.art

A4 sized artworks will be on sale for $150: A3 sized artworks for $250. So come and check it out and grab a bargain!


https://www.facebook.com/events/119037724921640/?ref=ts&fref=ts
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Painting-Grounds/111806218981989?ref=ts&fref=ts

http://www.charliemcmahon.com/
http://www.facebook.com/deadbeatandhazy
http://www.youtube.com/user/DeadbeatAndHazy

Gallery hours are Thursday-Sunday 11-7pm or by appointment.
Exhibition runs until 22nd Dec

email tortugastudiosinc@gmail.com for more info.

www.tortugastudios.org.au

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