Hey! Coming up in July is my first ever solo exhibition. Lost Tales: Walking with Gods at the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, here's the blurb. Multidisciplinary artist, writer and creator Travis De Vries’ upcoming collection of work borrows and twists the tropes of mythology, graphic novels and traditional story telling to reimagine the stories… Continue reading Cue Streamers, 3. 2. 1. Announcement time…
I wanted to take a moment to share some background about my new painting Darc Ridjerul after having a conversation with my partner Cloé. The work is part of the larger exhibition Lost Tales - Walking with Gods that will be debuting later this year at the Muswellbrook Arts Centre. I guess to talk about this specific work… Continue reading Darc Ridjerul
So... I'm very excited to announce that I have been selected to be a finalist in the Muswellbrook National Art Prize for my piece that you can see below. The title is Entity.
I will have a debut showing of my new live storytelling work: Lost Tales at the Australian Museum in Sydney on the 25th January. Sessions are at 6.40 and 7.40pm in the Science Room as part of the Australian Museum's Up Late series. Join me for an intimate evening of original tales based on traditional Indigenous… Continue reading Lost Tales
Earlier in the year I was fortunate enough to be accepted into a program run by the British Council called ACCELERATE. It's a leadership development program aimed at developing new leaders in the Australian Indigenous Arts and Culture sector. I've now hit the ground in London and have begun the first leg of the program.… Continue reading ACCELERATE 2016 UK Trip
I currently have a piece of work on display as part of the NSW Parliament Arts Prize at Gallery Lane Cove. You can grab the details here: http://www.gallerylanecove.com.au/ The show runs from 6th - 30th July 2016. If you are in the area and have a chance to check it out, you can let me know… Continue reading Exhibiting in NSW Parliament Art Prize
Mythological Evolutions steals, begs and borrows from Australian Indigenous traditional storytelling and forces it into the contemporary world. The project aims to create an evolving narrative of stories utilizing the rich heritage of the Australian Indigenous psyche. Characters from “mythology” will be thrust into a modern setting through text, image and sound based works, interacting characters and building on the idea of… Continue reading New Project – Mythological Evolutions