A screenprinter by trade Joe Vegas is a supremely talented yet rarely organised art-making machine. He is known to often dwell in the streets of Melbourne Town. 10 years ago whilst living in a caravan on the NSW coast he would scribble away furiously by himself during the gaps left by skateboarding, acting more out of compulsion than any grand design. It took the encouragement of a friend for him to realise art is a worthwhile focus/ Obsession/ way of life and much more than just a gap filler. Since then there has been a brief interlude in art school, a few changes in scenery and a shit load of debris such as stencils, illustrations, murals, Screenprints, Tattoos, Sculpture, Photography and Band Posters.
Check out Joe’s work in the Sweet Streets Award show: 1000 pound Bend until the 24 october