In the Hallway gallery at the Studio 19 Art Gallery in Exposure Arts and Media we have the wonderful Jesse Wakenshaw exhibiting a series of photos and some video.
About Jesse Wakenshaw:
Jesse Wakenshaw, mixed media visual artist from Sydney, Australia. Jesse creates unique artworks using mediums such as makeup artistry, fashion styling and photography. His original visions can be peceived as bizarre, morbid, and unconventional but they are captivatingly beautiful at the same time. Jesse’s work mimics fantasy, using strong vivid colour, referencing sexuality, embracing distorted religion and captuvating spirituality.
“I am creating a world of fantasy to escape mundane life. I want the viewer to feel and see what beauty is through my eyes which ultimately stems from my twisted mind. Each of my projects consists of references and themes from iconic, religious, political and cultural figures. I am influenced by pop culture, music and avant garde beauty, and those dreams and nightmares we all experience each and everyday. As an artist, I am free with no boundaries. I explore, I experiment and I develop… I make and break all of my own rules!” -Jesse Wakenshaw
See his website for more details.
Show runs from 21st – 31st August
Opening night is Thursday 22nd August from 6.30pm
Studio 19/157 Crown ST, WOLLONGONG
(Central Chambers – upstairs above the Hideaway Cafe)
Studio 19 Opening Hours:
Tues, Wed, Fri 10am – 4pm
Thursday 12 – 6pm
Sat 11am – 3pm