About me?

I do a lot of different things. Some things I do with a passion that is white hot, you can find these below.

I am the master of bullshit. I am a visual artist, a writer and a creator. I make cool things. I am a creator of dark fiction and artwork, drawing on my Gamilaroi cultural heritage and connection to Europe via my grandfather. I now mostly work from my Leichhardt studio to create genre spanning, contemporary indigenous artwork, music and writing projects.

I love gods and demons, fairies and bogarts, giants, werewolves and vampires. I love the stories we tell ourselves to pretend that bad things don’t exist or that they do. I love the way we have thousands upon thousands of years of history and culture and we still make stories that are new.

I take the traditional stories and ideas of the Gamilaroi and Australia’s Indigenous people and I spin them with the folklore of the world to create a completely new story. You will be excited to see them when you do.

I was born in Muswellbrook in country NSW, Australia and now live between Melbourne and Sydney.

I am also a producer, I specialise in festivals and helping people realise their creative dreams in large or small scale events.

I left an arts degree after the first year to train in dance and choreography at NAISDA Dance College and then began a professional career as a performer for Bangarra Dance Theatre under Director, Stephen Page. I toured extensively, both internationally and locally with the company from 2010 – 2013 and also working with other major Australian performing companies: Legs on The Wall, The Australian Ballet and Barking Gecko Theatre Company in a performance/ creative capacity.

I have produced for the Sydney Opera House and am currently working at the City of Melbourne on their festival Yirramboi. Yirramboi is a ten day contemporary indigenous festival set in the heart of Melbourne. Over my producing career I’ve worked across Australia on key Indigenous and Contemporary Music Festivals; Vivid Live, Homeground, GRAPHIC, The Dreaming Festival and The Big Day Out.

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One Reply to “About me?”

  1. HI Travis,
    I work with the Upper Hunter Youth Council and we are looking to hold an art workshop later in the year for young people.
    What would you charge to come to Scone, (Upper Hunter Valley) to do a one day or a two day art workshop
    Regards, Mary

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