Over the weekend, I was very pleased to have been awarded the Public Vote Award for the NOWART exhibition that was showcasing throughout May in Werrkunst Gallery, Hamburg.
The award ceremony took place at the Werrkunst Gallery in Bergamo, Italy where I was presented a personalised plaque.
As a winner, I will be exhibiting my work in Werrkunst Gallery, Bergamo, Italy at a date yet to be announced. Watch this space!! :)
It was my first trip to Italy and it blew me away. The country is simply stunning, the weather superb, and the people were nothing but welcoming. If you ever get the chance to visit Northern Italy, be sure to check out Lake Como. The views will take your breath away!
During October I was commissioned to create a painting for a new music video for Australian Soul Sensation, Luke Antony.
Luke releases his take on Cyndi Lauper's iconic song, 'True Colors'.
Featured in the official video are Australian Artist Haejin Yoo (me) and The World's First Super Model with Down Syndrome, Madeline Stuart.
It was such a fun experience to be a part of. Having never done live painting before, I was a little nervous, but planned the composition and the colours well in advance.
I hope you enjoy the video.
Here's on of my newest artworks called Autumn Fall.
Autumn Fall is a mixture of white and grey acrylics and gold leafing with red and green washes creates an abstract wintery forest that may leave you with the desire for a bowl of hot soup and a toasty fireplace.
The original is available for sale at $1,350 and comes framed in a delicate and sharp gold wooden frame. Contact me for more info.
This artwork and many others from the Seasons & Places series are on display at Taylor Square, Darlinghurst for the Sydney Fringe Festival 2016 until Monday 19th September.
Tonight was a special night for the One Wave Is All It Takes crew, who held an event at the Bucket List, Bondi Beach. The purpose was to raise money for their crowd funding campaign in hopes of launching a community surfing program that helps those who suffer from mental illness.
Being a proud supporter of OneWave and similar charitable causes, I decided to donate an art piece called 'Swallow' to enter a silent auction where all proceeds go towards OneWave's goal of reaching $50,000.
A bit about OneWave
OneWave is a non-profit surf community tackling mental health issues with a simple recipe: salt-water, surfing, good mates and Fluro Friday’s.
Since launching in Bondi in 2013, OneWave, has reached over 50 beaches Worldwide, raising awareness and reducing social stigmas around mental health issues through our Fluro Friday sunrise sessions, OneWave Surfing Experience and colourful social media activity.
For more information or if you'd like to contribute to the cause visit: http://startsomegood.com/onewaveisallittakes