Joeli Eastell is a painter and drawer whose work is concerned with identity usually focusing on his relationship with his own gender, sexuality and ancestry.
He takes cues from his worldly interests including fantasy and science fiction stories, queer culture, scientific research and philosophies, and Australian history, flora and fauna.
Joeli’s practise is experiment-based so he likes to use a variety of mediums and his works range from figurative to abstract to decorative.
Joeli Eastell grew up in rural Southern Queensland and studied Visual Art at USQ. After living in Melbourne for the past 9 years, he is now living in Brisbane with his partner, Jono and a whole lot of plants.
Joeli enjoys the work of artists: Bundit Puangthong; Khaled Chamma; Puka Dante; Del Kathryn Barton; and, Ramesh Nithiyendran among many, many others.
Joeli had his first solo exhibition, ‘Multiculture’, in 2018, he was chosen as a representative of Queer Art at the annual ‘Hall &Wilcox’s Emerging Artist Exhibition’ in 2019 and , most recently, was involved in the Australia-wide collaboration project, ‘SICs Degrees’ in 2020.
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