The inside of TwoOne’s Melbourne studio leading up to his July exhibition at Backwoods Gallery.
24th of May Through a language of seemingly cool and indifferent symbols, Stephen Ives presents us with a colour-coded manual to the human psyche. However, upon reading these symbols, you quickly realize that there is nothing cool or indifferent about the contents spelt therein. Through the poetry of his language, Stephen bares the naked confessions [...]
James Reka is currently in his Berlin studio with his head down preparing for his latest show at Galerie Wolfsen in Denmark. The hardest working artist to come out of Melbourne. Opening on the 8th at Galerie Wolfsen —Tiendeladen 6— Aalborg. More details here.
Details from Ecstasy In The Abyss, the debit exhibition by Shida at Backwoods Gallery. On display until the 5th of May. A catalogue from the show is available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy.
Some highlights from Lush’s travels down Mexico way.
Opening 19th April at Backwoods gallery. 25 Easey street Collingwood Melbourne Australia.
A fierce new collection of work from SLICER, founding member of Melbourne’s AWOL CREW. Exploring the surrealist’s concept of automatism combined with a vandalistic approach in ‘action paintings’ on canvas, torn paper and burnt wood. The result is a powerful subconscious landscape; a psychic flash of urban texture and decay expressed in ink, paint and [...]
Opening 15th March A fierce new collection of work from SLICER, founding member of Melbourne’s AWOL CREW. Exploring the surrealist’s concept of automatism combined with a vandalistic approach in ‘action paintings’ on canvas, torn paper and burnt wood. The result is a powerful subconscious landscape; a psychic flash of urban texture and decay expressed in ink, paint [...]
Friday the 1st of March at Backwoods Gallery. “The Evolution Of A Graffiti Shitcunt”, is a lectures series which explore the descent of man from the nobel western suburbian savage to the international graffiti sell. Hosted by our special guest lecturer the effervescent and always charismatic Dr. Lush, this series hopes to act as a primer while [...]
In-house artist profile videos from previous Backwoods shows and projects, directed by Louie Mitchell.
To celebrate 10 years of a wonderful and exciting street art career, I have produced a super limited edition screen-print of my old character Mr. Grims.
This print is only available on the Backwoods Online Store. GET IN FAST.
REKA ‘10 years Retrospective’ print.
“Mr Grims” (2002 – 2012)
* Hand Finished with spray-paint - 2 colour screen-print.
* each [...]
Welcome to the new Backwoods Gallery website, We’d like to thank our local and international supporters, family and the artists who have helped make Backwoods the premier Australian Street Art gallery. This new site is still being populated with content from the last two years of projects and shows so bare with us as we fill the [...]