Since The Ladies Network launched last year, the collective has been busy trying to get rid of exclusiveness in the art scene, whilst fostering an environment of creative collaboration and support. To add to this, they also just launched an online art buying platform that showcases the work of some very talented ladies indeed! 

 

Check out their new art store, which is currently curated around the theme of Desert Dreams. You can find three of my pieces in the mix too! Head over and check it out.

 

 I recently sat down and had a chat with the guys over at Broadsheet about time managment, and rituals that help me get stuff done! 10 other amazing Australian creatives share their secrets too, so head over and check it out!

 

 Most of us are getting back to the reality of work, and some of you maybe stuggling with that all important thing called motivation .... so, to help combat this, I decided to share with you a couple of free desktop wallpapers to brighten your workspace. You can download these below, by clicking through on on the READ MORE button.

 

Happy New Year 

xxx

 

 

HOW TO DOWNLOAD: Choose between either of the wallpaper options by clicking below. The image will open in its own window (depending on your browser, you might need to click again to make it full size). Either save this file, or drag the image to your desktop. Your next step is to select system preferences and then set your desktop/screensaver.

 

 

+ MARBLED (widescreen 16:10) 1920 x 1200

 

+ DUSK (widescreen 16:10) 1920 x 1200

 

 

To simplify things, Ive created the wallpaper in wide screen format. 

 

 

CONDITIONS OF USE: All desktop wallpaper artwork are copyright. Desktop wallpaper artwor is free and strictly for personal use (not for com...

I recently got to sit down and chat with The Curly Collctive about my work, life and everything in between! Head over to this ace new blog, have a browse and then check out their interview with me!

 

Enough Space is a new creative concept space in the heart of Prahran, Melbourne. Their debut show, Hi, We're New Here, opens next Friday, Dec 4th, and is filled with some pretty amazing creatives. Mark this date in your diary, as its set to be an awesome night.

 

I've got two pieces in their opening exhibition, titled Outside (above) and Inside (below).

Both pieces are acrylic on linen, 27cm x 27cm and are framed in Tasmanian Oak. $420 each

 

 

For all sales enquiries, feel free to email the Enough Space team

 

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 Im super excited to be part of The Ladies Exhibition, curated by the rad team at The Ladies Network, which features over 30 talented female artists. If youre in Sydney Fri 13th Nov, head along to Ambush Gallery (from 6 to 9pm) and check it out! If you cant make it, then the show runs till Nov 19th.

The piece above is my contribution to this great show.

 

 

NOW

Acrylic on canvas (framed in Tasmanian Oak), 42 x 52cm, $770

 

 

For sales enquires, feel free to email Lara Vrkic at The Ladies Network

 

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 Check out a recent interview on my art practice (amongst other things) in the 

latest issue of Adore Home magazine.

 

 Im super excited to see a couple of my pieces pop up the latest Dulux Colour Forecasting for 2016. Loving the retro modernist colour mix up of a red wall with the soft palette of my work! Styling by the lovely Bree Leech and Heather Nette King and photography by Lisa Cohen for Dulux.

 

 

The idea that my work would one day be in Frankie Magazine blows my mind!! Ive been reading Frankie since way back in the mid 2000s and have used my fair share of pull out posters to decorate my walls. Soooo ..... you can imagine how humbled I am to not only have a double page spread in a feature on abstract art in their latest issue, but ...... my work also features on their pull out poster too!

 

I cannot even tell you how chuffed I am. Grab a copy of issue 67

now and you can have a piece of my work on your wall!

 

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I spied one of my latest pieces, Under the Canopy, in the latest issue of Adore Home Magazine!

Im love their green/mint feature! xx

Im feeling very humbled to be featured on the always inspiring The Design Files today! Their post is all about my solo show All Things Now, which is on right now at Modern Times and runs until August 6th. Get along and check it out!

It was a total pleasure to be part of The Design Files first fundraiser exhibition which opened last Saturday (25th July). All the proceeds from sales of this show are in support of the very worthy case, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, a much needed life line service for refugees and asylum seekers.

 

Kon from the ASRC gave an extremely moving speech (and made more than one person shed a few tears). And its amazing to think that nearly $50,000 has been raised for the ASRC from this exhibition alone. It was a pleasure to donate two pieces to this incredible show and a huge congratulations to Lucy and Lisa from The Design Files for organising it.

 

Photography by Heather Lighton for The Design Files

 

 

Im pretty stoked to have an interview featured up on Daily Imprint. If you want to know more about what inspires me, head over and have a read! I may or may not have mentioned Ryan gosling in the interview!

 

 Since its just under a week till my solo show, ALL THINGS NOW, opens at Modern Times, I thought it might be a nice idea to share sneak peek of a few pieces with you! Here is just 3 of the 21 pieces in my show.

The top piece, titled 'Open', is HUGE (acrylic on canvas 1.22m x 1.52m, framed in Tasmanian Oak), so if you are looking for something big and painterly, then this piece might just be for you.

 

Pre-sales have just opened, so if you would like a catalogue, please email pip@moderntimes.com.au

 

Make sure you have popped next Thursday, July 23rd into your diary. I would love for you (and your friends) to join us from 6 till 8pm at Modern Times. Come along, check out some paintings and help me celebrate.

 

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