Stormie Mills started painting in 1984 and has since then been exploring the human condition through his work taking his iconic characters off the walls in the streets and onto canvas in the Gallery. Working in restricted palette of black representing dirt, white the attempt to remove dirt, grey as a metaphor for the cityscape & silver for dreams this palette an expression of the sense of isolation in Stormie’s work.
The last five years has seen significant development for Stormie with an expanded collector base and Gallery representation in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.
After establishing an international following for his iconic character based work that has seen him travel, work and show in London, New York, Tokyo and Miami, Stormie now works full time on his practice continuing to investigate humanity in his pursuit to understand what drives our deepest desires and emotions.
Commenting on his work Stormie said, “I’ve always been interested in the processes of making artwork particularly when it comes to making art in the streets, it’s wider commentary of people’s impact on their environment, and it’s capacity to make a mark that documents someone’s existence and sense of purpose.”
With sell out solo shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth over the last two years Stormie’s career has continued to gain momentum.
In 2012 he was a guest speaker at the AG Ideas conference in Melbourne, one of the largest and most respected design festivals in the world.
This year alongside his continued gallery work Stormie is part of the 2013 Brisbane International Arts Festival in a unique project that will see his signature Bunny character transformed into 4 m sculptures that take over the City of Brisbane.
Stormie has been exhibiting his work since 1990 and boasts a long list of commissions across the globe.
He is also highly published in significant street art books and continues to be sought out to create his work world-wide.
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With a career that spans over 25 years Stormie continues in his quest to examine the human condition through his though provoking work.