I Used to Skate Once 11

I Used To Skate

Hey don’t miss the I Used To Skate Once 11 exhibition at The Zoo Friday 26th June. Aureole is exhibiting ‘Diana: Huntress and Prey’.

Collectors, there will be original limited edition of 10 hand silkscreened 3 colour prints, lacquered onto Canadian maple skateboard decks.

See you there!

Date: June 26th, 2015.
Doors: 7:00pm
Door Price: Free Entry
Photo ID required for entry
The Zoo: 711 Ann St, Fortitude Valley


Callie Marshall
Jon Dowding
Erin Smith​
Matthew Deasy
Deane Featonby
Laura Strange
Claudio Kirac​
Sarah Huston​
Luiz Flavio
Chris Humphries
Sean Bate
Thom Stuart
Daniel Vincent
Jessie Nash​
Anna Sirmano
Sophia Mary Mac
Cheryl Windahl
Sarge Jhogson
Dan Jones
Jay Musk​
Lusid Art
Michelle Phillips
Jesse Olsen​
Alex Gillies
Ben Challenor
Lene Sunter
Jon Weber
Ellana Mulllay
Tim Rix
Kerri Bond
Phoebe Paradise
Cathy Stephens
Catherine Insch

+ more.


Viva La Femme 2015!

Lust for Life proudly presents the 4th annual VIVA LA FEMME Exhibition.

11th June – 31st July 2015.

This annual exhibition featuring selected female artists, showcases personal views, attitudes, opinions, aspects and much more encompassed by the word WOMAN.

With an exciting mix of mediums and media, this years exhibition has attracted an unprecedented number of super talented local, interstate and international artists:

Clare Cowly, Venom Vision, Rawbones, Mosessa, Sophie Hanlon, Ania Ganowicz,Braidy Hughes, Karen White, Tracey Choyce, Kelly Morgan, Samantha Gilkes, Jackie Orme Ward from Pendragon Shoes, Charlotte Godinet, Amy Crow, Cally Cronk, Suzie O,Evey, Skinner, Stacey Schinkel, Tulasi Powell, Rosalie Maguire, Rhea Phelan, Summer Hiskins, Larissa Lee, Symone Male , Jessica Gehle, Celeste Mountjoy, Gabrielle Tucker, Sapphire Frater, Tara Raemerd, Trish Linehan, Tiffany Aktin, Chantel Schott, Rikki Mctavish, Eva Beullens, Katherine Moeller, Taylor Jane Wilkshire, Rochelle Buckley, Monica Balaz, Lisa Carsey Dowell, Melanie Mcgrath, Phoebe Kahlo, Anita Pettinato, Zarhara Spring, Sandy Brundvik, Elk Anstey, Jayne Barclay, Vanessa Swift, Sarah Cook, Samantha Randall, Christine Horvei, Kerri Hobba, Cecilia Hine, Naomi Chilcott, Sarah Petersen, Carolyn Watson, Kim Wheeler, Aureole, Chrissa Alexion, Omilee, Coco Star Sims, Hilary Green.

We welcome them and invite you to cordially join us on Thursday 11th of June at 7pm for the launch of this exhibition.

The opening night will feature live music by Brisbane songstress Seja and musical tunes by Dj Black Amex.

The festivities of Viva La Femme also give all the opportunity to check out our recent structural renovations to Lust for Life tattoo gallery and espresso. We are excited to launch with the reimaged evolving space and shine with our new design and expansion. The studio now features a private tattoo space downstairs and a revamp of our enclosed
mezzanine level tattoo studio.

We invite you all to see, hear, taste and explore at the launch of VIVA LA FEMME.



VIVE L’HOMME Artist Call Out

Image by Philippe Halsman (1996) 'Dali's Moustache'

Image by Philippe Halsman (1996) ‘Dali’s Moustache’


Inspired by the great success generated over the last 3 years from our Ladies only exhibition Viva La Femme, LUST FOR LIFE is putting the call out to all Manly Type Artists for our inaugural VIVE L’ HOMME (September 2014) exhibition.

We invite Male Artists to submit works that entail aspects of all things ‘Man’, be it fatherhood, brotherhood, strength, boldness, the male form, Machismo, Virility, Masculinity and Anything Blokey

This new dynamic exhibition will be celebrated with an opening event featuring Live music from the Silent Feature Era, The DAPPER DUDE competition judged by local designers/fashion aficionados. We encourage all you men to be a part of a stylish flourish of Handsomeness. Come along dressed in your finest attire, show us your impeccable grooming and maybe a peek of your most beloved bowtie and you could be in the running to win an exclusive Lust for Life Prize pack of $300 tattoo voucher and a bottle of Whiskey complements of our buddies at SABOTAGE SOCIAL. Minor Prizes include Tees, Books and a bottle of Rum from our dear friends JUNGLE BAR. To Enter register HERE.

The event night will also feature a display of custom handmade motorcycles from Solitary Motorcycles.

Information for Male Artists submitting works will be released to our website and our social media sites during July for any further info please contact Mel at gallery@lustforlifetattoo.com

We look forward to seeing all the ace art!


  • Please email your submissions to gallery@lustforlifetattoo.com – Subject :VLH on or before FRIDAY THE 22ND of August;
  • You may submit multiple works;
  • Successfully selected Artist will be notified by email and will need to have their work at the gallery on sunday the 31st of August;
  • There is an entry fee of $30 per artist this fee is to contribute to the opening event and media generated to promote the exhibition;
  • Please provide -your name, a contact number and the title of the work;
  • All submissions must be no larger than 2m high by 1m wide;
  • Artist may submit multiple works;
  • Include an image no larger than 1mb (NO links to social media or websites);
  • All Artwork should be for sale, sale prices should not exceed $1000;
  • All art work must be of a professional standard, dry and ready to hang (d-rings securely attached to back of work);
  • The duration of the exhibition is all of September;
  • Unsold works need to be collected from the gallery on the 28th of september;
  • If you have any questions or need any further information please email the curator on gallery@lustforlifetattoo.com.


Terra Australis charity auctions

In collaboration with Ali Manners, Lust For Life Gallery is currently displaying an exhibition dedicated to Australian wildlife. All proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to FAME

Throughout the month of December all art will be auctioned off via Ali Manners Instagram. @alimanners

Help a great cause and acquire some wonderful art by some of Australia’s greatest tattooists in the process!!

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