About vandal

Tricia "Vandal" Van Der-Kuyp  is a proud Wiradjuri woman and Melbourne-based artist (Bundadhaany). In 2019  Vandal was chosen as one of 8 Victorian Artists to have her artwork displayed on a Melbourne Art Tram. She has created artworks on community art trails around Victoria that have decorated, a sculpture, seats, a barbecue, as well as other public artworks on a car parking space and gallery door with her pop up murals, and traffic signal boxes. She has produced award-winning art on skateboard decks and has published her own distinctive colouring book range, inspired by her Aboriginal heritage.

 

Vandal runs workshops that take parcipants through her creative practices  - Vandal believes you don't have to be perfect to be a good artist, because ART HAS NO RULES!

Vandal's artwork is distinctive, bold, energetic and full of imagination, love and whimsy. Her work has been described as – 

 

'A wonderment for the eyes and a spark plug for the mind.'

Artist CV

Public Art

2021  Flutterby, Melbourne, Victoria 

2021 Having a Yarn and Day Dreaming (the quiet) | Croydon, Victoria

2021 Koalafied + Barrandhang | Me and Uoo Uoo Royal Children’s Hospital Art Trail | South Melbourne, Victoria

 

2020 Honeyeater and Kingfisher | Mooroolbark Street Art Trail | Mooroolbark, Victoria

 

2019 Marbaamarbaa garingali (multi-coloured native dog) | Melbourne Art Tram | Melbourne International Arts Festival | Melbourne, Victoria

 

2019 Dhaghanu Ngurambang / Where is your country | Maroondah Arts Anthropocene art trail, Ringwood, Victoria

 

2019 Tunstall Square Car Park | Tunstall Square Shopping Centre | Doncaster, Victoria

Group Exhibition

2018 -2020 - Koorie Heritage Trust Annual Art Show | Koorie Heritage Trust | Melbourne, Victoria

Selected Commission

2020 StMarque | Car Wrap 

2020  Retainr | Reusable Cup

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