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.'
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
2018 -2020 - Koorie Heritage Trust Annual Art Show | Koorie Heritage Trust | Melbourne, Victoria
2020 StMarque | Car Wrap
2020 Retainr | Reusable Cup