"Bitetime" by Ian Mutch
Filtrate Artist Ian Mutch's Bitetime exhibition
Celebrating the release of a brand new 'superzine', Bitetime is a selection of artworks, drawings, random travels and experiences, by Ian Mutch
The exhibition explores beauty through nature and narrative, comparing snippets of the artists life. As a child in Africa, and travels through Asia and Japan, to the surrounds of his coastal studio in sout-west Australia. The Artworks immerse the viewer into a detailed view on the world.
"Bitetime" is both an exhibition and a mini journal - an intriguing colorful art booklet, neatly packaged with a build it yourself bitetime character and a vinyl sticker. Ian Mutch is no stranger to Print. As a co-founder of Kingbrown magazine, Mutch continues to drive the magazines design and packaging, experimenting with hand crafted layouts, embellishments, publishing ideas and inserts.
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Ian Mutch is an Australian artist exploring beauty through nature, narrative and details. Mutch creates work on a variety of scales, using acrylics, aerosols and inks. Wild brushstrokes and layered backgrounds are detailed with entertaining illustrations, whimsical characters, trees, birds, animals, pop culture, colliding universes and patterns.
Bio/CV - Born in South Africa, Ian Mutch draws a great deal upbringing surrounded by wild landscapes, animals and patterns. Japan has a large influence on his work also, having traveled there numerous times. Mutch has since lived in various parts of Australia, now residing in South-West WA. His artwork has won awards, given life to public spaces, and featured in well known publications.
Ian Mutch also designs and co-publishes Kingbrown Magazine and has been an industry speaker at Agideas Melbourne, the Design Institute of Australia and semi permanent.
Clients include: Nando's, Havana Club, Filtrate Eyewear, Columbia Pictures, Tiger Beer, Woolworths, Colonial Brewing Co.
Exhibitions: Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Byron Bay, Singapore, Bangkok, Indonesia, New York and London.