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DEAD ICONS: Paul Deej & Hi8us

  • Koolroom 20 Claude Street Burswood, WA, 6100 Australia (map)

DEAD ICONS is a special event art show to celebrate the icons of stage and screen that are gone but never forgotten.

Perth artists Paul Deej & Hi8us bring the first show to the new Koolroom in the heart of Burswood, with a series of portraits of personal favourite celebrities and musicians.

Strictly a one night event, entry is FREE and all artwork will be for sale. The series of portraits will include:

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Tupac Shakur
  • James Gandolfini
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Jim Morrison
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Kurt Cobain
  • Bob Marley
  • Michael Jackson 
  • Bon Scott 
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Jean-Michel Basquait
  • Miles Davis
  • Fela Kuti
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Nina Simone
  • Robin Williams 
  • Hunter S Thompson
  • Johnny Cash
  • Heath Ledger
  • River Phoenix

About the Artists

Paul Deej is a professional artist from Perth, WA. Starting as a designer and illustrator 15 years ago, in 2010 Deej took his artwork onto walls, canvases and into galleries, and has exhibited all over Australia. Deej’s bold colourful work is inspired by the popular cultures of movies, comics & Hip Hop.

Scott Armstrong AKA Hi8us is a self-taught coloured blind artist. He started painting over 10 years ago as a stress relief after the 9-5 grind but it has developed into much more over the last few years. Starting on the walls of the Condor Carpark to cafes, restaurants around town and more recently a couple of successful solo exhibitions in the South West. 
Hi8us’s work has a street influenced pop art style which shows off his love of music and film.

About the Venue

The Koolroom is an urban, underground event venue dedicated to profiling and collaborating with all creatives. 20 Claude Street Burswood, Perth.