FIRST SOUTHSIDE ART MARKET, MORNINGSIDE by Samir Hamaiel

I was really happy to be involved with the first Southside Art Market, in Morningside, Brisbane on Sunday 20th November. The event showcased 30 local artists with a variety of small and large scale prints, paintings and drawings. I'm looking forward to the next scheduled event in April!

SQUARE FOOT AT ASPIRE GALLERY, PADDINGTON by Samir Hamaiel

I was delighted to have two small paintings accepted as part of the 2016 Square Foot exhibition at Aspire Gallery in Paddington, Brisbane. My two entries were Light Lines (below) and Urbanscape. The exhibition ends on Saturday 18th June so please go take a look!

FINALIST AT 2016 CALLEEN ART AWARD, COWRA REGIONAL GALLERY by Samir Hamaiel

I was delighted to find out that my acrylic painting, Tunnel, has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Callen Art Award. The official opening of the finalist exhibition took place at the Cowra Regional Gallery in NSW on Saturday 30th April. It was a great event and the quality of the work was exceptionally high with Tania Mason and her work, Irregular Plasma, taking the overall award.

OVERALL WINNER OF 2015 BRISBANE ARTFORCE AWARDS by Samir Hamaiel

I was fortunate enough to win the overall category of the 2015 Brisbane Artforce Awards at a ceremony held in Brisbane City Council on Monday 8th February. My entry, entitled 'Growth' was painted over severall weeks of September 2015 and is located close to Customs House in the CPD. A long standing ambition, this was my first pained Traffic Signal Box (TSB), part of a public art program I have greatly admired for many years.