ArtForce Brisbane: Pockets of Art In Hamilton

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All around Hamilton, vivid (and sometimes whimsical) pieces of art can be seen on the streets, a collection of captivating artworks made through the ArtForce Brisbane project by talented Brisbane locals. The stories behind the subjects of the pieces also provide insights into the artists who made them.




Brisbane Cats River Ride

One of the standout artworks, titled “Brisbane Cats River Ride,” showcases a vibrant and playful depiction of cats riding down the city’s iconic river. Created by the talented local artists of Ascot State School, this imaginative piece captures the essence of Brisbane’s unique charm and love for its feline inhabitants. The artwork has quickly become a favourite among residents and tourists alike, prompting smiles and joy as they stroll past it.

Location: Racecourse Rd & Kent St

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Just Breathe

“Just Breathe,” another mesmerizing artwork submitted through ArtForce Brisbane, invites viewers to pause and embrace the tranquillity of nature. This masterful creation by Margaret Lipinska portrays a solitary figure surrounded by lush greenery, reminding us of the importance of taking a moment to connect with the natural world. The artwork serves as a powerful reminder to slow down and appreciate the beauty that surrounds us in our busy lives.

Location: Kingsford Smith Dr & Crescent Rd

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Sunset on the Water

For those who yearn for the beauty of sunsets and the serenity of water, “Sunset on the Water” from artist Shanaia Singh, offers a breathtaking visual experience. With its vivid colours and meticulous brushstrokes, this artwork transports viewers to a serene lakeside, where they can almost feel the gentle breeze and hear the peaceful sounds of nature. The artist’s skill in capturing the tranquillity and ethereal qualities of a sunset has garnered well-deserved admiration.


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Location: Kingsford Smith Dr & Racecourse Rd

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Among the Trees

The allure of lush forests and their ability to evoke a sense of wonder and exploration are showcased in “Among the Trees,” by artist Gemma Nyssen. This artwork entices viewers to immerse themselves in a world of towering trunks and dappled sunlight, representing Hamilton Forest.

Location:  Kingsford Smith Dr & Alison St

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Hamilton Forest

The aptly named “Hamilton Forest” piece, from artist Shari Indriani, encapsulates the enchanting beauty of the local woodland, capturing its unique atmosphere and inviting viewers to explore its hidden treasures. The intricate details and vibrant colours bring the forest to life, creating an immersive experience for art enthusiasts.

Location: Kingsford Smith Dr & Oxford St

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Hamilton Forest Community

The artwork “Hamilton Forest Community” is a vibrant and heartwarming piece that portrays a diverse group of people coming together amidst the forest, reflecting the strength and unity of the local community. It serves as a reminder of the powerful connections that can be formed when people embrace their natural surroundings and share common values. It’s from artist Russell Hall.

Location: Nudgee Rd & Hants St

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Gumnuts

The delicate beauty of nature is celebrated in “Gumnuts,” an artwork from Ash Taylor that captures the essence of Australia’s unique flora. Viewers are transported to a world of native Australian gum trees, as they admire the intricate details of gumnuts, leaves, and blossoms. This piece not only showcases the artist’s skill but also honours the country’s rich natural heritage.

Location: Kingsford Smith Dr & Riverview Tce

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Visitors and residents alike have been captivated by the skill, imagination, and emotion captured within each piece. ArtForce Brisbane provides a showcase of the natural splendour of the city and the community spirit that has further solidified its reputation as a vibrant and inclusive cultural hub.

Published 29-May-2023