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SUPERRARE NFT EXHIBITION - S A F A R I

SUPERRARE NFT EXHIBITION - S A F A R I
Joel Rea joins premier NFT marketplace SuperRare releasing three iconic animal paintings. At SuperRare you collect and trade unique, single-edition digital artworks. Each artwork is authentically created by an artist in the network, and tokenized as a crypto-collectible digital item that you can own and trade. You can think of SuperRare like Instagram meets Christies. Continue reading

WIRED MAGAZINE FRONT COVER

WIRED MAGAZINE FRONT COVER
October, 2021. Joel Rea’s oil on canvas painting ‘Conquest’ is featured on the front cover of the October Issue of WIRED magazine. The issue focuses on climate change with Rea’s remaining tiger challenging readers to determine whether they interpret its predicament as one of either despair or survival mastery. Continue reading

THE SURFERS JOURNAL FEATURE

THE SURFERS JOURNAL FEATURE

May, 2021.  Joel Rea is featured in an eight page article in the Vol 30.2 April/May issue of The Surfers Journal with story written by Tim Baker. “The ocean is a powerful presence in Rea’s work: abstract waves that wrap around animal skulls like shrouds, mountainous peaks that threaten to engulf families and bodysurfers and […]

 

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SLAM SKATEBOARDING MAGAZINE FEATURE

SLAM SKATEBOARDING MAGAZINE FEATURE

January, 2021.  Joel Rea has been interviewed by Trent Fahey for Australia’s leading skateboarding magazine: Slam Magazine, Summer 2020/21 issue #228. “It’s a sunny arvo in late November when I drop into Joel’s place in Tallebudgera Valley on the Gold Coast to ask him about his successes as an artist, his connection to skateboarding, and the […]

 

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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY PORTRAIT

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY PORTRAIT

November, 2020.  Joel Rea was awarded The University of Sydney Vice Chancellor portrait commission. The portrait of Dr Michael Spence AC joins the permanent collection held in The Great Hall building. After 12 years in the role, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Michael Spence AC, will conclude his term as Vice-Chancellor in December 2020 to take […]

 

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HYPERREALISM MAGAZINE COVER & INTERVIEW

HYPERREALISM MAGAZINE COVER & INTERVIEW

September, 2020.  Joel Rea’s painting ‘High Hopes’ is featured on the front cover of the latest issue of Hyperrealism Magazine. Twelve pages of Rea paintings and new artist interview inside also in this art-packed September issue. For our Tea with… we’ve been so lucky to talk with Joel Rea, who told us about his passion for Surrealism and […]

 

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THE VERONICAS PORTRAIT PROJECT

THE VERONICAS PORTRAIT PROJECT

September, 2020.  Joel Rea has painted a portrait of twin sisters Jessica & Lisa Origliasso, the highly acclaimed singers and song writers who perform music as the pop duo ‘The Veronicas’.  Of The Veronicas, Joel Rea says: “I’ve always loved their music, their voices are beautifully powerful and when painting Jessica and Lisa I wanted […]

 

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HOFA GROUP EXHIBITION LONDON

HOFA GROUP EXHIBITION LONDON

March 2 – 16, 2020, HOFA Gallery in London are proud to present a HOFA curated Group Exhibition. The show consists of paintings, sculpture and mixed media works  by leading contemporary artists from around the world. The show consists of our top artists’ works as well as new and emerging talents’. Among some of the names […]

 

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ART WYNWOOD FLORIDA USA

ART WYNWOOD FLORIDA USA

HOFA Gallery will be exhibiting new works by Joel Rea at the 2020 Art Wynwood fair. February 13-17, South Florida, USA. Since its inception in 2012, Art Wynwood has become the premier winter destination contemporary and modern art fair in South Florida, and offers the most diverse, affluent and culturally savvy international audience in the […]

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LA ART SHOW 2020

LA ART SHOW 2020

HOFA Gallery will be exhibiting new works by Joel Rea at the 2020 LA Art Show. February 5-9, Downtown Los Angeles, USA. LA has emerged as a global epicenter of art & culture, with a distinct, interwoven multi-cultural influence unique to the city. The city rises as the world-class destination for art, LA Art Show […]

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