Stuart is a Ballarat-based artist and graphic designer, descended from six generations of grave diggers and decorators, with a background in grave decorating, illustration and mural art. He creates public art around Ballarat and the Golden Plains region, and has collaborated on projects in the alleyways and spaces in the Ballarat CBD. When you next visit the Hop Temple, or wander down The Lane adjacent to the George Hotel, look out for his work.
He has lived and worked in numerous locations overseas, including Oaxaca, Mexico; Belfast, Northern Ireland; and around Australia in Melbourne, Lismore, Fremantle, Margaret River, and Mildura. You can read more on his website and on his Instagram.
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