EVENT | The Big Picture Fest Newcastle

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Watch Newcastle’s streets transform during The Big Picture Fest Newcastle. The world-renowned street art festival is coming to Newcastle, 2-4 October 2020.

Over three days in this large-scale street art festival will bring world class artists to showcase their work alongside local talent. Artist talks, walking tours, skateboarding, music, and workshops will mean everyone can be entertained along the way.


fintan mageeFintan Magee
Sydney based social realist painter, specializing in large-scale murals.







Paintings, murals and illustrations.






Bronte NaylorBrontë Naylor
Since 2011, she has been exhibiting her illustrative works in galleries and as large-scale artworks in public spaces.





Brett PivaBrett Piva
Contemporary artist and curator based on the east coast of Australia.





Ellie Hannon The Big Picture Fest NewcastleEllie Hannon
Ellie traverses the fields of painting, drawing, ceramics and assemblage in her art practice, exploring memories and experience.





Vans The OmegaVans The Omega
Contemporary Visual artist from South Australia.






Ian McCallumIan McCallum









Olas OneOlas One
Since 2008 Olas One has been shaping his graffiti art into conceptual murals, with music sub-cultures, neo-traditional tattoo motif & the natural beauty of his local coastal environment being his strongest influences.




Tom HendersonTom Henderson
Based in Newcastle and fresh off the back of his second solo show ‘Consolidations’. Tom brings bold illustrative pieces into the world.




Patricia Van Lubeck The Big Picture Fest NewcastlePatricia Van Lubeck
Owner of Studio Amsterdam, Maitland. Patricia’s recently created oil paintings are all about ‘individualism’. Human characteristics translated into slightly neo-surrealistic landscapes.




Jordan Lucky The Big Picture Fest NewcastleJordan Lucky
A Nelson Bay born artist raised by both Newcastle and Port Stephens, Jordan has a strong connection with the cities architecture and a profound appreciation of the regions wealth of natural beauty.





Sophia FleggSophia Flegg
Artist, writer, mess maker based in Newcastle.










The Big Picture Fest is set to be the biggest event in Newcastle this year, offering a social-distancing friendly event that can be enjoyed by all members of the community. COVID-19 safety measures will be in place in all areas of the festival in compliance with all NSW safety laws. The event will be spread across several sites in the city, with capped numbers on gathering in each place. Newcastle is a large city and there is plenty of room to watch the art go up on walls in your own space.



Presented by Newcastle Afoot and supported by the City of Newcastle official event partners (platinum sponsor) and the Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation.


Stay tuned for 2 more artists to be announced!


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