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Transmission Exhibition Ready to Open

Kevin Campeau and David Heskin

The art angels have been busy and finished hanging the “Transmission” exhibition at Galerie 10.

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Exhibition – Magical Dreams III – Poland

(photo: Wieslaw Orlita)

The opening of the “Magical Dreams III” exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland, was a magical event to participate in.

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Magical Dreams III – Exhibition – Poland

"Threshold", Leo Plaw, 80 x 60cm, oiil on canvas

Bator Art Gallery, in Szczyrk, Poland, is hosting their third Magical Dreams exhibition this September.

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Ozora Festival 2015 Report

Ozora Festival 2015 (photo: Nora Bankuty)

Ozora Festival 2015, was anticipated, it came, it went, but the memories stay. Wow! What an adventure Ozora Festival was.

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Final Frame Magical Dreams Exhibition

Working on the final frame for the Magical Dreams exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland. Exhibition opens 19th September 2015.

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Damask Perfumery – a Sense for Scent

Gabrielle Ivers and Jonathon Midgely of Damaks Perfumery

A visit to Jonathon Midgley’s Damask Perfumery reveals the nuances of the olfactory artform.

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Pulse of Life Exhibition – Gerlinde Zickler

Photos from the “Pulse of Life” exhibition of Gerlinde Zickler, Rosemädchen Seelenclown, where our collaborative work hung alongside others.

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Art in the Forest

Foreset Studio

I have been working out of a forest studio at the Wildlife Mountain Sanctuary. In this very peaceful location run by close friends, I have had the chance to unwind and work further on a painting that I started at the Earth Frequency Festival.

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Gerlinde Zickler Studio Visit

Yesterday I visited the studio of Gerlinde Zickler (Rosenmaedchen Seelenclown) to start a collaborative painting for her exhibition next year

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James Gleeson Artworks Exhibited

"Cythera Revisited", James Gleeson

Artworks from one of my favourite artists, James Gleeson are on display at Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Gleeson was an early inspiration for me. His works were huge and created such atmosphere. I used to visit Watters Gallery just

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Studio Update

Studio

This is a snapshot of my current Vienna Studio.

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Painting Party

Elizabeth Banker

Often painting is a very solitary past time or career. So when there is an opportunity paint with other artists, it is something special.

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RIP HR Giger

HR Giger

HR Giger died in tragic circumstances last week.

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Studio Video Report

This is a short video report from the studio in Vienna, after returning from the Galerie Atelier III exhibition in Barmstedt, Germany.

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Exhibition Galerie Atelier III

"Gateway", Leo Plaw, 70 x 50 cm, oil on canvas, 2013

This year I am exhibiting again at Galerie Atelier III just outside of Hamburg, Germany. I am exhibiting alongside my good friend Micha Colory Krebs who I exhibited with in the previous exhibition.

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Changing of the Guard

Kuba dropped in to lend a hand. (photo: Timea Tallian)

Since December last year I have had my artwork hanging in Dancing Shiva on Nuebaugasse in the Vienna 7th district. With exhibition season having begun, it was time to take my artwork down in preparation for sending them of to far flung destinations once again. But more about those exhibitions in future articles.

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Art Universities – the Future of Art?

Vienna Art Academy, Schillerplatz

This past weekend I attended the open studios (Rundgang) of the Vienna Academy of the Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien). In the unending push to remain abreast with the current art trends, the past is cut off and cast aside as worn out worthless rubbish. That is, unless, it earns some money, like the Painting Gallery, which houses valuable Old Masters artworks from Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Hieronymus Bosch and Titian.

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Max Ernst Retrospective Exhibition – Albertina Vienna

"Temptation of St. Anthony" Max Ernst

It’s a Tuesday night in Vienna. What to do? Go to the premier opening of the Max Ernst retrospective exhibition in the Albertina, of course. Thanks goes to Celene and Jutta Venosa for making this possible. Otto Rapp and Timea Tallian were also there to gaze, point. Pick the artists!

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Juxtaposition – When New Ideas Happen

Vienna Studio Corner

Those moments of empty minded clarity, when not much is happening, lounging on the obligatory comfy studio sofa, looking at the artwork. In my Vienna studio, two unrelated paintings suddenly took on a new meaning together.

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Smell the Coffee

Passenger Espresso

Living in Berlin, I know all of my favourite and interesting corners. So if I want something, I know exactly where to go. For instance coffee. Now I find myself in Vienna and I am on the hunt for good coffee.

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