7 Ipswich Artists Debut At Brisbane Street Art Festival

Photo Credit: Gus Eagleton/Ipswich Festivals/Facebook

Seven talented Ipswich artists will be making their debut at the Brisbane Street Art Festival and their murals will be showcased across the city for two days this August 2020. 

Fintan Magee, Emily Devers, Ash Taylor, Gus Eagleton, Jordache, Styna and Rachael Sarra are the first group of artists to get involved in this festival’s five-year history. They’ve been painting in different areas around the city from 27 July until 2 Aug 2020.

Photo Credit: Ipswich Festival/Facebook

If you’re keen to check out their work, mark these sites for the public viewing on 8 to 9 Aug. 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The artists will also be on-site to engage the viewers. However, everyone is expected to observe social distancing and other safety protocols against virus transmission. 

Fintan Magee
@fintan_magee on Instagram
Limestone St Centre, Ipswich (facing South St)
Gus Eagleston
@instaguss on Instagram
Nicholas St Precinct
Emily Devers
@emily.devers on Instagram
Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place
Ash Taylor
@ashtaylr on Instagram
Circa 160 Dancing Bean, 164 Brisbane Street
@itsjordache on Instagram
Fire Station 101, 101 Limestone St
@stynabyna on Instagram
Studio 188, 188 Brisbane St
Rachael Sarra
@sar.ra__ on Instagram
* She will begin painting 10 Aug 2020
Ipswich Health Plaza, 15 Bell St (Visible from East Street)

To check the artists’ profiles, visit the Ipswich Festivals official site. Follow Ipswich Festivals on Facebook for the artists’ interviews and upcoming socially-distanced workshops. 

Photo Credit: STYNA/Ipswich Festival/Facebook

Lincoln Savage, the Brisbane Street Art Festival director, said that Ipswich’s urban spaces provide these artists “a unique canvas” to “highlight the local culture and history” as well as develop new stories that will enhance and reinvigorate the CBD.