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Who is the most inspirational person in your life? Who gives meaning to your life? Who do you call on to get you through? Doesn't have to be someone you know personally... I'm just curious. 

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Group Exhibition: GOTHAM

Fri Mar 28, 2014, 10:18 PM

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"Espionage Gallery invites you to enter the dark and grungy world that is Gotham. Local and interstate artists explore the world of Batman, celebrating the 75th year of vigilante justice and maniacal villains. For many people, they grew up reading the Batman comics and even today the legend of the Dark Night continues on. Drawing inspiration from the Batverse and everything from the comics, movies, tv series and games, artists will explore what we love about Batman. 

Join us on the opening night, 6pm Thursday the 3rd of April for the first look at the long awaited exhibition. Drinks available on the night, including exclusive themed cocktails available at the opening only, as well as Batman themed music from the movies and games will be played.

Credit to Kacey Boxall for the cover image." - Espionage Gallery

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Just a bit of advertising! These are my girls for a BATMAN themed group exhibition next month. I'm so excited. I sent them away today to be giclee printed on this beautiful textured paper. They will be framed separately for the exhibition. For unframed inkjet prints, I will have an open edition available on Etsy. If you're interested or know someone who might be, make sure you like my facebook page to keep updated :) (Smile)

If you're in Adelaide, do come along!!

Espionage Gallery is located down Lindes Lane (next to ZU shoes), Rundle Mall, Adelaide.



I'm a 23 year old hospitality student and freelancing artist from Adelaide, Australia. I am self-taught and I spend a lot of time practising and perusing online galleries and magazines for inspiration. I have hopes that one day I can do this full time but for now, any time I get to draw is precious time :)

My inspirations definitely stem from a love for romance, femininity, empowerment and emotion. Makeup, celebrities and fashion design are huge influences in my creative process. My technique is digital, but by using textured paper and my own brushes; some created from scanned images of paint splatters I did myself, there becomes a traditional element I hope to achieve. There is a deeper meaning to my portraits that I didn’t even see myself for a long time, and I realised that they were all self-portraits in their own way.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Espionage Gallery : Batman Group Exhibition / Apr 2014
Espionage Gallery : Starwars Group Exhibition / May 2014
National Wine Centre : Solo Exhibition / Dec 22 2014

Past Exhibitions

Espionage Gallery Presents : ARCADE ALLSTARS / Dec 12 2013 /
Espionage Gallery Presents : Chemical Reactions, A Breaking Bad Exhibition / Aug 29 2013 /
Espionage Gallery Presents : We’re All Mad Here, An Alice in Wonderland Exhibition / Mar 14 2013 /


For more about me, please check out my interview with Culture in Theory!…
Coming soon: Interview in Johannesburg's NICE Magazine!






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NatSilva Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

When: Saturday 17th May 2014.
Where: The Duke Hotel-
82 Currie St, Adelaide City SA.

Time: 12pm-2:30pm.

The Duke web page:

:iconadelaidians:  journal coming soon with more info.
blubbityblub Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for the fav on "Propagandarist"!
JoshuaBrewer Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I picked up a copy of imagine fx today and I saw your work.
Oh my gosh really?? Which issue?? I had no idea!
JoshuaBrewer Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The newest one :)…

I knew it was your work straight away. Amazing work.
I just bought it! Such an awesome issue, game of thrones & all! Thanks so much for letting me know! How exciting!!! :dance:
NatSilva Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey Chelsea, wondering of the suggestion you gave us on a DevMeet..I am trying to plan a date, it maybe during early May as April is usually busy due to Easter... 
May sounds good, can't believe this might be going ahead, you're awesome! Thanks for mentioning it in the first place, I asked the founder of one of the Adelaide groups earlier this year and they weren't too keen on organising anything so I'm glad someone stepped up :)
NatSilva Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
This group needs a litle face lift and to dust off them cobwebs. It's been too long that I have seen (or haven't seen) the group do anything crazy and utterly fun! The problem is that some people here are under age so I have said that the more DevMeets we do the more we will get more comfortable with the group of people and we can meet for movie nights or whatever else later on.

Being a strong community member of a local radio station here in Semaphore I have learned a lot of what we can do to envole the community and enjoy the company of those who really do want to make new friends, talk about interesting things in common and sharing food, drinks etc... so yeah I am and will start looking after the club and see what we can do to make it the festival state again.
Just checked out your profile after I see you reply to my comments and saw the birthday comments! Happy belated birthday haha x
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