Kitiya Palaskas – Wish You Were Here February 03 2017
Small Wall Project
Outré Gallery Melbourne CBD
3–12 March 2017
Kitiya Palaskas is an Australian craft-based designer and artist with a multi-disciplinary practice. She specialises in prop and installation design, styling, art direction, creative workshop facilitation and DIY content production; focusing primarily on using handmade techniques and traditional craft methods reimagined in a contemporary way. Kitiya’s work is characterised by its bold colours, kitsch themes and humorous nature and has spanned the retail, music, advertising and publishing industries. Her clients have included Warner Music, Sportsgirl, Lego, Easy, ANZ Bank, Peter Alexander and Lily Allen, amongst others. As a compliment to her design practice Kitiya produces a playful product range of quirky accessories and homewares, and regularly exhibits experimental work that focusses on using craft as an art form.
Read our interview with Kitiya to learn more about her art practice.