Sugar is a Perth-born artist currently based in Melbourne who has been passionate about drawing form a young age. Producing works in charcoal, acrylic and aerosol, Sugar has developed a unique style that blends the techniques of realism with surreal themes.
Showcasing work through a number of group and solo exhibitions, carrying out commissioned canvas and mural artwork, and having travelled around Europe painting, Sugar has also attained a certificate in graphic design.
Residing in Melbourne, Sugar is currently working as a freelance graphic designer, illustrator and mural artist, additionally taking commissions on canvas and wood. Sugar most enjoys painting realistic flora and fauna in conjunction with objects that signify the concept of time. Sugar draws these elements together by distorting aspects of line and form, lending to his distinctive style.
First Solo show, “Come undone”, July 2011
Group show, The Bird, May 2012
Joint show with Alex Miller, Lighten up, Marcessi Coiffeur, May 2012
Group show, “Hideous beauty”, Corner Gallery, April 2013
Solo show, “No harm done”, Kurb Gallery, August 2013
RAW Exhibition, “RAW”, The Bakery, May 2014Group show, ”Roll on Rome”, Corner Gallery, Sept 2014
Group show, “APEX”, Corner Gallery, April 2015
40x40, Brunswick St gallery, January 2015
Group show, “Thoughts become things”, Studio 2, June 2015
Meeting of styles Melbourne, Hosier lane, April 2016
Group show, "Art of the Mill" Woodend, 27th Feb 2016
Group show, "Seasons of change, The come up", Revolver upstairs, 2nd Sept 2016
For any questions you have in your head or keen on a commissioned piece or mural, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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