The Spirit of Adventure

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Gren Freeman

Artist Statement

Introducing Mural Fest Finalist, Gren Freeman from Opossum Bay, Tasmania.
Having spent much of his working life in the signage industry, he then transitioned into graphic design for the sign industry. Gren recently completed a commission of two sculptured, life-sized Clydesdale horses made of recycled roofing iron, that have been installed at a private residence in New Zealand. Gren became interested in murals and street art in 2014 when he first entered Mural Fest. Since then, Gren has been a Finalist and Mural Fest winner, most recently taking out the Highly Commended Award in 2020 with his mural ‘Preservation’.

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Brooklyn Jaxx

Artist Statement

Introducing Mural Fest Finalist, Brooklyn Jaxx, a multi-disciplinary Tasmanian artist who thrives on creative challenges. Utilising a range of methods of creative expression, she is drawn to acrylic paint as her preferred medium. Brooklyn is a qualified Graphic Designer, photographer, and videographer with over 15 years industry experience. She brings her expertise in many creative fields to create unique one-of-a-kind artworks, drawing on her lived experiences across North West Tasmania and passion for nature. With privately commissioned murals in the Cradle Country area, Brooklyn loves to explore the ever-changing landscape of the North West and is eager to explore her identity as a prominent mural artist in the Tasmanian community. Brooklyn was a Finalist at Mural Fest 2022.

Steve Monk assisted by Carole Monk