Splash Baron, the guy who’s painting with water on the pavement on Swanston Street, will team up again with Bee the painter, for a special 3-night event this week from Wednesday to Friday. Those guys are leaving this town soon, yet unknown when to return, so this is a rare opportunity you don’t wanna miss!
Teamed up with Glory City Church Melbourne, this is fundamentally a fund-raising event, rather than feeding their own mouths with the donation they receive in that bowl. For any artist it is a pleasure to be able to use their own art to help the cause they believe in, and anyone who has seen Splash Baron’s religious themes would know that he feels strongly about this.
Regardless of your beliefs, though, – I am a non-religious self believer, just so you know – why don’t you head down into city for a dinner after work, or coffee and gelato (or an affogato to have them in one cup!), and appreciate the delicate work those guys produce. Each face is filled with emotion, their hands tense with muscle just about to move, and body language speak all intentions. Through fragile existence that lasts only for a moment, their art is very much alive, full of more energy than many people you meet in your day.
Come and be inspired. Let’s help the artists live their day in life to full. Show our appreciation. Or just come and say hello.
Here is an article from my blog, on my first encounter with Splash Baron.
And you can see more articles on this blog, just go to the category under ‘artists’ on the drop down list on your right, or type ‘Splash Baron’ to search.
On my Facebook Page album, I also have a lot more recent photos of his works, including some religious themes from Easter, that I have not had a chance to properly put together in a blog article.
See you on the street! This week Wed, Thu and Fri only. Don’t miss it.