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09
Nov

Street artist Goodie paints amazing new portrait at Juddy Roller

We’ve had our eyes on Goodie for quite a while now. She really hit our radar during the Patterson project with her deconstructed portraiture and great use of colour. Goodie has a unique painting style that can only be called her own. A feature of her work that we find particularly interesting is her approach to space and the way she utilises it to create site specific mural installations. Keep an eye on this one as she continues to develop her style and all the while giving the boys of the large scale portrait scene a run for their money!

 

 

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08
Nov

Visit to Moose HQ

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Matt and Shaun recently had the honour of giving a presentation to the super talented creatives behind the awesome toys the come out of Moose. Moose is an inspiring company, based in Melbourne, Australia. They are the 3rd biggest selling toy company in the US and all thanks to the awesome team here in Melbourne!

19
Oct

Amazing new animated music clip by Kit Bennett

It was really amazing to see Kit Bennett flex his illustrative prowess for this one. When we were asked by Opiuo if we wanted to help him with a new animated film clip for his track Slug a Bug, featuring New Zealand EDM heavyweights Shapeshifter we knew Kit was the one to make it happen. That said, i think he blew us all away with the end result. Awesome job by the guys at Round 3 Creative shooting and editing. You all did an incredible job!

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17
Oct

Pantone Paints Juddy

It was an absolute pleasure to meet such a nice, humble guy with such a fresh style. Great  decision by the guys at Wonderwalls Festival to bring him out as the guest international artist for this year’s event.

Pantone is a super cool guy and we can’t wait for him to come back and visit us here in Aus. You can check out his work on canvas at Backwoods gallery right now!

Photo By Selina Miles

Photo By Selina Miles

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06
Sep

Elle – Lucy Lucy Solo Exhibition

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Melbourne-based, Parisian born artist Lucy Lucy’s much-anticipated solo show “Elle” opens at Juddy Roller on September 18 at 6pm.

Elle is a collective representation of the universal feminine archetype. As a woman, She is femininity divided.

We glimpse her many facets through her various portrayals, though the lines that separate her identities are blurred. Each persona, culture and story is enmeshed and intertwined to accentuate the figure they represent; strength, grace, and beauty embodied. Lucy’s work attempts to capture the evolving folklore of the feminine, exploring the diversity and boundaries of heritage.

Whether a sovereign queen, a mystic sorceress, a youthful muse, or a charismatic lady, all share in the art and privilege of being a woman.

The fully catalog can be downloaded here. Contact info@juddyroller.com.au for all sales enquiries.

25
Aug

Adnate “Could We” Prints

In September 2013, Adnate was personally invited to visit a community located in an isolated area of the central desert in the Northern Territory of Australia. Led by Indigenous Hip Hop Projects and Katherine West Health Board, it was an incredible experience to join them on their journey. Adnate spent 5 nights with the local indigenous community, Pigeon Hole, also known as Nitjpurru. It was here that Adnate had one of his most important and integral connections with the indigenous peoples of Australia. He experienced first-hand their ancient culture, the immense beauty of their land and the people of Nitjpurru.

During his visit, Adnate was granted permission from the local Elders to photograph the members of this ancient community. After taking over 1,000 photos Adnate selected the most powerful images and painted 2 murals on buildings within the community. These photos have become the insprtion to some of the most important work of his career to date. They have been featured in masive murals in countries all over the world. Adnatehopes that this series is able to raise awareness of the Indigenous Australians and their struggle to survive in the modern world.

Adnate has yet been able to give back directly to the community of Nitjpurru and in the indigenous cultural spirit of sharing wealth within their communities, proceeds from the sale of this highly collectable print will be going directly to the local school of “Pigeon Hole”. This will directly contribute towards the education and wellbeing of the inspirational children of Nitjpurru.

This is Adnate’s first, hand finished Giclée print. The print has been produced using high quality archival ‘Giclée’ inks by the renowned Dangerfork printing company. All prints have been hand finished with a traditional ‘dressing’ applied to each print individually by the artist.

Juddy Roller was honoured to facilitate the production and distribution of Adnate’s prints which sold out in just over 24 hours.

20
Aug

Intersection – John Aslanidis and Mayanaize Collaboration Exhibition

Intersection is a collaborative exhibition between John Aslanidis and Mayonaize. Aslanidis’ work explores a sensory dimension which exists between sound and vision, whereas graffiti has been a major influence on Mayonaize’ s eclectic oeuvre.

The contrasting approaches result in unique images that merge to become a fusion of sonic vibrations and calligraphic improvised text derived from graffiti.

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Intersection opens at Juddy Roller Studios Friday August 28 at 6pm and runs until Saturday September 6. The full catalog can be viewed here.

Thanks to Nicole Reed and Nella Pixels for photography and Round 3 Creative for video content.

26
Jun

Tree Spirits – Ears Solo Exhibition

Tree Spirits is a culmination of work that Ears has produced during a month long residency at Juddy Roller, using the entire gallery space as his studio to produce a mix of large format and smaller mixed media paintings on canvas and wood panel. This is Ears’ first Melbourne solo show in over 4 years.

Tree Spirits delivers a series of imagined landscapes that reference mountainous Australian bush lands, accompanied by floating portraits warped by playful line work offset by sparse graphic elements.

In his latest body of work, Ears uses bold colours and geometric lines to create compositions born of a street context yet taken further into ideas of symmetry and form, utilising the tension between the man made world and the natural environment.

Tree Spirits opens at Juddy Roller Studios Friday July 3 at 6pm and runs until Sunday July 12.

 

 

24
May

Mayonaize “remixes” the pitch for Nike Football X

Melbourne based graffiti artist Mayonaize is already considered Australia’s premier Calligraffiti artist, so when we approached him to create an immersive work of art for Nike Australia’s latest project, he knew he was going to take his work to a whole new level.

The task; to create two artworks to fill two indoor soccer pitches for Nike’s international indoor soccer tournament – Nike Football X. The catch, the pitch has to be “remixed” by the artist for two tournaments.

Located in Melbourne, Australia, the pitches themselves are housed in a secret location known only to the lucky few to be invited to spectate and those good enough to play.
Armed with no more then a collection of mops, known more widely for their excellent cleaning abilities than their use as an artistic tool. Mayonaize personally customises the mops into oversized brushes capable of creating the long sweeping lines characteristic of his work.

After 3 long days, and countless litres of paint, the first stage of the multi-layered work is complete. Fortunately, for those not lucky enough to get an invite, Melbourne based photographer Nicole Reed was on hand to capture the entire process.

21
Apr

Adnate – Benalla Art Gallery Acquisition

Well done to Adnate! His first acquisition into a public art collection and his biggest commission to date. Thanks to Bryony and the team at the Benalla Art Gallery for their amazing decision to acquire the work, cementing Adnate’s position as one of Australia’s most important contemporary street artists.

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