HOWe’s contemporary artwork ranges from large public sculpture commissions, street murals to drawings, paintings and printmaking. Propelled by a passion to protect indigenous wildlife and habitat.
HOWe’s work draws inspiration from unique local landscapes, creatures and culture.
HOWe's distinct style features graphic rhythmic lines, sculptural shapes, abstract patterns and vibrant hues. Aiming to inspire and educate communities to connect with Country, embrace diversity and sustainability.
HOWe’s commissioned art projects encourage collaborative community involvement including artist run workshops at local schools. His work features locally sourced and repurposed materials. Incorporating new indigenous landscaped replanting sculptural spaces to create interactive communal areas for people, flora and fauna to enjoy and flourish.
Art connects communities with purpose and belonging. ‘If we connect we protect’ is HOWe's belief’.
Illustration/Drawing, Installation, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture
Workshops/demonstrations/master-classes/presentations, Residency – community, in school, Public art projects, Project management, Exhibitions, Art instructions/lessons, Arts for social change/creative activism
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Adults, Businesses, General public, People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, People living with disabilities, School children, Seniors, Women, Young people
Banyule Open Studios Artist & Committee Member
Banyule Pinpoint Artist Group
Hawthorn Arts Society
Princes Hill Community Centre - Life Drawing Group
Fleurieu Biennale, finalist
MCG Redevelopment Artworks Program, Shortlisted artist
The Hidden Faces of Archibald, finalist
Eltham Arts Council, Leader Arts Award Winner
Darebin La Trobe Art Award, Bundoora Homestead, finalist
Camberwell Art Show, finalist
BA Honours Visual Arts, R.M.I.T. Melbourne
Fine Arts Intensive Drawing Course, Louvre & Musée du Louvre Paris France
Fine Arts Intensive Drawing Course, Monash University Melbourne
Traditional Ink & Brush Calligraphy Course, Beijing China
Outback Art Painting Expedition/Workshops, Australia Northern Territory
National Award School Honours, Globally recognised course, Melbourne
Tertiary Fine Arts Program, majors Painting Print Making & Sculpture, Melbourne