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Joel Rea to paint Chris Hemsworth Portrait

Joel Rea to paint Chris Hemsworth Portrait

Joel Rea has collaborated with Australian actor Chris Hemsworth with a photo shoot and portrait sitting for upcoming paintings that Rea will complete in 2014. In 2013, Chris Hemsworth will reprise his role as Thor in the sequel Thor: The Dark World. He also starred in Ron Howard’s action film Rush, as Formula 1 driver […]

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Exhibition Review by Sharne Wolff

Exhibition Review by Sharne Wolff

Joel Rea’s 2013 solo exhibition ‘Beneath the Blue’ has been reviewed by Sharne Wolff for RAVEN. ‘Joel Rea’s latest paintings touch on many of art’s grand themes. Along with romance and beauty, Rea explores our love-hate relationship with the extraordinary powers of nature’… Continue reading here.

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Fleurieu Art Prize Finalist

Joel Rea has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Fleurieu Art Prize held in South Australia. With a main prize of $60,000 non acquisitive in 2013, the Fleurieu Art Prize is the most significant landscape painting prize world wide. The Fleurieu Art Prize festival will be held 26 October – 25 November in […]

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Damed Magazine Feature

Joel Rea is featured in a 10 page article and interview in the current issue of Damed Magazine. DAMED is a photographic periodical currently produced quarterly as of 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. DAMED offers visual stimulation, inspiration and creative brain food for the image conscious. www.damedmagazine.com

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Review on The Art Life Blog

A review of Joel Rea’s latest paintings has been featured on the Australian blog The Art Life. In February 2004 – for reasons that are now mostly forgotten – The Art Life launched itself into the world of blogging. Bad mannered, foolishly optimistic, sometimes blunt – yet engaged and on-board – the blog embraced the […]

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