Open Studio: Ghost Ship Studio

Open Studio: Ghost Ship Studio


Sat 20 May
11am – 3pm


32 Wickham Grove,


Ghost Ship Studio

Artist Michael Eather opens his studio to the public.

Born and educated in Tasmania, Michael lived and travelled in the Northern Territory before settling in Brisbane. Since 1985 he has continued to work as a multi-disciplinary artist as well as a gallerist, project curator and consultant with extensive experiences across contemporary Indigenous art forms and issues. In 1990 he co-founded Campfire Group Projects aligned with collaboration and cross-cultural initiatives. He is Director of FireWorks Gallery, a commercial enterprise established in 1993. In 2019 he established Ghost Ship Studio in Newstead where he continues to make engaging sculpture and captivating painting, including collaborative artworks. Michael has had 25 solo exhibitions and been involved in over 50 group exhibitions nationally and internationally. This year, Michael will join an illustrious group of fellow artists featured in State Library of Queensland’s James C. Sourris AM collection of artist interviews.

View recent projects, collaborations and works in progress alongside the tools of his trade, in the artist’s most intimate space, as he opens his studio to the public for BAD Festival 2023.