Australian Street Artist & Murals

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Australian Mural – Street Artist HAPPY DECAY

Australian street artist HAPPY DECAY lives on the South Coast of NSW, just below Sydney and a short drive across to Canberra. Being close to Canberra makes it easy for me to fly to Melbourne or any city in Australia.

Below is a selection of some of my street art in Australia. With the street artwork, I like to keep it bright and vibrant. My aim is to create a community space through art that makes the place more enjoyable and positive for people to engage with.

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Section from a 25m mural I painted in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
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Mural in the side street of Australian town Moruya
chikcen mural
Street art used in commercial restaurant in Canberra

About the Street Artist – HAPPY DECAY

I did my formal training as an artist at the School of Art in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. I focused on printing making, illustration and typography.

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Australian street artist HAPPY DECAY in Canberra

Later on, I went and did some additional training at the Canberra Institute of Technology to study graphic design. Here I got to learn about the business of design as well as using software that was good for digital illustration.

I’ve always had the fortune to do be able to do illustration work within the design industry. And with my illustration skills and prior painting training, I have branched off into mural work which is the perfect canvas size I like to work with.

My formal training as an illustrator / etcher at the Australian National University

Here is some more of my street art / mural work based around Australia. Most of my artwork is done around the Sydney and Canberra area. I do travel nationwide and overseas for street art projects.

If you like you can view more of my street art on my website under the showcase section.

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Me working as a Street Artist in Canberra
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Street Art at the University of Canberra
hand lettering illustration
Illustration concept of street art mural using custom lettering
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Street art done in Woden
bus shelter street art
Street art brightens up a electricity box in Canberra
mural workshop
I also run mural workshops too

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HAPPY DECAY = Bjarni Wark

Originally I was trained in fine arts with a focus on illustration, drawing and letterpress (hand set typography). Later on I learnt Photoshop and Illustrator along with other modern digital illustration techniques.

Now with this combination of traditional & digital drawing I love to work with commercial work from small book type illustration, through to poster and full mural painting sized illustration / digital art.

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