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Perfect Match Mural weekend is almost here

Perfect Match Mural weekend is almost here
The Ox King. Work in progress.   Thankfully the recently amalgamated Inner West Council has decided to continue running the Perfect Match Mural Program which invites local property owners to find their “Perfect Match”. Council plays Cupid by matching property owners with an artists to transform their public wall into an artwork.   Alex Lehours   This year the free tours and... 

‘Hit the Bricks’ is on this weekend

'Hit the Bricks' is on this weekend
The street art addict within me is more than a little excited about what’s happening this weekend. Look Hear is hosting the HIT THE BRICKS street art festival which will showcase the creative work of over 20 artists, both local and international, on walls throughout Newcastle CBD. You’re probably asking yourself why am I promoting this event when it’s clearly not in my much loved... 

Newtown Street Art Walk: Sunday 17 August

Newtown Street Art Walk: Sunday 17 August
One of my favourite things about the Inner West is the amazing art that can be found on our streets. So many great artists, both local and international have left their mark on walls and alleyways around the Inner West. Whenever I get a chance, I hit the streets in search of recent additions to the street art landscape and share the photos on the I love the Inner West facebook page as well as my... 

“The Night’ with Nico, Ox and SMC3

It’s finally happening! Three of my favourite local artists who also happen to be super talented, as well as absolutely lovely guys are coming together in a group show this Friday. Nico, OX and SMC3 have created some amazing walls for all to enjoy around the Inner West and now they are showcasing their different styles in ‘The Night’, an exhibition that opens this Friday, 13 December... 

Takie & Syke ‘Newtown Beat’ Exhibition

Takie & Syke 'Newtown Beat' Exhibition
  There’s no hiding my excitement about the upcoming exhibition “Newtown Beat’ which will showcase the creative collaboration of Takie and Syke. These two local artists will highlight the beauty of the iconic Newtown terraces, rooftops and architecture of the Inner West in their own unique style. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak in their studio last week and it was a... 

Interview with a Street Artist: Nico

Interview with a Street Artist: Nico
The intricate style of Nico is instantly recognisable on the streets of the Inner West. Nico is an amazingly talented artist, always happy to have a chat with interested passers-by about his art. I’ve been lucky enough to watch Nico painting some of his creations, the most recent being the striking owl that stood watch over the iconic and constantly changing May Lane in St Peters. I find... 

Interview with Street Artist: SMC3

Interview with Street Artist: SMC3
SMC3 is well known for both his paste-ups and painted walls throughout the Inner West. His creative characters brighten many Inner West walls and laneways and his sushi ninja in the Kuki Tanuki Japanese Restaurant in Erskineville is one of my favourites. Tomorrow night (Friday 3 May) is the opening of his solo exhibition ‘Upside-Down Underground’ showcasing his latest illustrations and... 

ANZAC Day at The Vic

ANZAC Day at The Vic
BIGGEST GAME OF 2 UP IN THE INNER WEST SPURS FOR JESUS + HANDSOME YOUNG STRANGERS + JAY KATZ It has been close to a century since the collective of heroes known to all as THE ANZACS, fought for our freedom on the shores of Gallipoli. To remember our fallen diggers, The Vic will be hosting their first Anzac Day celebration with live music courtesy of Spurs For Jesus and Handsome Young Strangers,... 

Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee

Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee
Fintan Magee recently moved to Sydney and has already left his mark in a BIG way. Brisbane’s loss is our gain. He’s painted walls around Sydney and the Inner West on a massive and mind blowing scale. Fintan has his first Sydney solo exhibition opening this Wednesday (27 March) at The Tate Gallery in Glebe which will undoubtedly draw a massive crowd. The Storm Water exhibition is open for... 

Beastman & Phibs Upcoming Exhibition “In Our Nature”

Beastman & Phibs Upcoming Exhibition
The artwork of Beastman and Phibs never fails to impress! I’ve been lucky enough to see both of these talented artists creating amazing walls throughout the Inner West. Their style, colours, characters and clean, crisp lines are instantly recognisable and exhibitions that feature their work always draw a massive crowd. Be sure to check out their upcoming exhibition “In Our Nature”... 
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