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Super Rad Nail Sisters Colour Box Studio Visit

By Colour Box Studio director Amie Batalibasi Pastels, sunsets, lightning bolts, yellow/pink clouds and 3D fruit clusters are things that I never expected would adorn my fingernails… however as I stepped out into the cold Melbourne weather a few weeks back after having just left the studio of The Super Rad Nail Sisters, I looked […]

Interview with Penny and Jane of Clothing for Correspondence

Too busy to write letters? Can’t find the words? Meet the ladies at Clothing for Correspondence – they’ll write your letters for you in exchange for hand-me-down clothes! That’s right, they will take care of your correspondence in trade for your awesome hand-me-downs. To celebrate Colour Box Studio’s Writing and Performance Program, Clothing for Correspondence is turning […]

Artist Interview – Hariklia Heristanidis

Hariklia is a writer, blogger and graphic designer. Her novella and short story collection, “All Windows Open” was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, in the Community Relations Commission for a multicultural NSW Award category. She lives in suburban Melbourne with her husband and daughter and dreams of travel and adventure. Hariklia novella is […]

Interview with the creators of Childrens Book – Gertrude

We are excited to introduce you to Jessica Dean and Marc Eiden from Blacksparrow who have created the wonderful children’s book Gertrude (in store at the Colour Box Studio Pop Up Book Shop  until 31 August). The wonderful story book is about Gertrude the sparrow who sets off on a perilous journey in search of the […]

Artist Interview – Léuli Eshraghi

Colour Box Studio recently interviewed Léuli Eshraghi who is a S­āmoan Persian artist and curator drawn to socially informed cultural representation. His artistic practice within painting and printmaking references family histories, spirituality and connection to place through a personal Sāmoan visual language. His curatorial practice is centred on the critical treatment of Oceanian histories in Australia and abroad. […]

Artist Aliça Bryson-Haynes creates a new façade for Colour Box Studio

Aliça Bryson-Haynes is an installation artist based in Melbourne. Aliça’s site responsive installations are an expanded form of ‘painting’. Materials such as paint, glitter, gold leaf, fruit, spices, crystals and balloons are used to construct her work, which is situated both within a gallery context and the public domain. The ‘known’ qualities of these materials are […]

Meet Colour Box Studio Volunteer Emma Bemrose

Emma Bremrose Colour Box Studio Volunteer

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. My name is Emma and I’m originally from country Victoria. I moved to Melbourne for university when I was 18 and never left. I’m a Graphic Designer working in the entertainment industry and like to dabble in photography in my spare time Describe your […]

A Chat with Filmmaker Ivan Malekin – a Pop Up Book Shop Participant

Ivan Malekin is an emerging and award-winning director and editor. His films range from the dark and twisted to the absurd and … twisted. He tells stories that engage and entertain and seeks the challenge, the dash of unique, the heart in every project. His 2012 feature film, Dace Decklan: Private Eye, is insane, picking […]

A Chat with Pop Up Book Shop participant Tasha of A Zine Thing…

Tasha Nicholls - A Zine Thing - Colour Box Studio blog post

Tasha Nicholls’s zines can be found at the Colour Box Studio Pop Up Book Shop until 31 August. We recently asked Tasha about her creative practice and what inspires her… Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. My name is Tasha. I make things. I play bass. I write. I’m messy. […]

Q & A with artist Philip Soliman

Phil Soliman was born to Egyptian parents in the suburbs of Western Sydney. He studied Multimedia, Television Production and Graphic Design at Charles Sturt University in regional NSW. He has travelled through China, Egypt, and the West Coast of the US, and lived in Berlin and Edinburgh. He is in the final year of a […]

Suzanne Nguyen on collecting stories and her upcoming project ‘The Two chairs’

Suzanne Nguyen is a story collector but foremost an artist. Suzanne believes that stories are valuable and everyone has a story to share. Suzanne is facilitating an Introduction to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign on Sunday 7 July. Colour Box Studio asked Suzie some questions on what to expect from her upcoming residency.   Tell us […]

A Chat with Jessica & Marc from Blacksparrow – Creators of ‘Gertrude’

We are excited to introduce you to Jessica Dean and Marc Eiden from Blacksparrow. Who have created the wonderful children’s book Gertrude (in store at the Colour Box Studio Pop Up Shop until Christmas Eve). The story is about Gertrude the sparrow who sets off on a perilous journey in search of the things that matter […]

Meet our Interior Designers, Jon and Christina from Practice Makes

The Process of Making Colour Box Studio. Practice Makes is an emerging local studio between Jonathon Kaitler and Christina Fogale. The pair began the project for Colour Box Studio just two days after Jon presented his final year presentation. The major challenge for them was completing the project in 6 days, during a week which was punctuated […]

A Chat with….Emily from North St Flowers

The Colour Box Studio Pop Up Shop is showcasing some fantastic work by Melbourne’s most creative artists and craftspeople. The loverly Emily from North St will be running a ‘How to Create the Perfect Posy‘ on Sun 25 November 2012 to share some of her skills in a fun Crafternoon Session. Tell us a little bit about […]

A Chat with… Anna from Able & Game

The Colour Box Studio Pop Up Shop is showcasing some fantastic work by Melbourne’s most creative artists and craftspeople. The loverly Anna from Able & Game will be running a ‘Beautiful Wrapping Paper Workshop‘ on Sat 17 November to share some of her skills in a fun Crafternoon Session. We recently asked her a series of questions […]