Dion Parker

Biography:

Dion Parker is a Gold Coast based multidisciplinary artist. Known for his humorous, innocent yet cheeky and beautiful works predominantly featuring his signature character, “Lil Dusty.”
Dion has exhibited in group and solo shows around Queensland and Nationally.
His work resides in public and private collections around Australia and also overseas.
In 2018 Dion won the swell Sculpture major award for his collaboration with Andrew Cullen titled “Prickles the Unhuggable Bear.” A four-metre-tall teddy bear made from recycled barbed wire and reo bar.  Now residing at M-Arts Precinct in Murwillumbah.
For the last five years, Dion has created the sculptural trophies and posters for the Gold Coast Music Awards, with winners including Tones and I, Amy Shark, Karl S Williams, and Saint Lane

Artwork

Title:

Some Times

Description:

Some Times will encompass a body of work using various mediums such as painting, sculpture and illustration. Within this exhibit, Dion will explore an idea or subject in various forms and materials. Characters, colour palettes will be expressed through the form of bronze and resin sculptures, paintings and illustrated books.

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