Hello and welcome to my annual StepUp! for Down syndrome fundraising event. Every year our team, Wade’s Waddlers, attends the annual walk to raise funds for our local Down Syndrome organisation – Down Syndrome Victoria. This year I wanted to … Continue reading
I was sitting up in bed the other night reading my copy of the journal, The Lifted Brow. I was reading it at a ridiculous hour of the night because I often stay up much later than I should. My … Continue reading
Drawing from the full palette of colours this piece is a real paradox. Constrained, yet at the same time uninhibited, the piece speaks of the inner contradiction in us all. The striking use of colour is juxtaposed against the dark inner core that draws the eye symbolically to the edge of the canvas. Limiting the art to the edge of the canvas Wade gives us the experience of what is…and what could be….
Each streak of bold hue is intertwined with the next in a haunting representation of the diversity of the human race and the common experience that binds us. The core of the image leaves the viewer asking themselves whether the diversity of colour is exploding forth, drawing inward or doing both at the same time…shifting the paradigm.
Bursting onto the scene seemingly overnight this young artist is one to watch.