A Wild in Art Event in support of The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation

Artists

Creativity and colour will mark the 150th anniversary of The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) with the help of 100 Australian artists taking part in Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail.

The cross-section of creatives, including First Nation artists, street artists, sculptors, painters and up-and-coming talent have started bringing their UooUoo sculptures to life in the Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail.

The 100 UooUoo sculptures will be sprawled throughout streets, laneways and parks in Melbourne and Geelong, fostering a sense of community to celebrate the hospital’s special milestone year and raise much-needed funds for Victoria’s sickest children.

“Me and UooUoo offers the unique opportunity for the community to be involved in celebrating the incredible heritage of this world-leading institution,” said Sue Hunt, Chief Executive Officer of the RCH Foundation.

“Most importantly, it provides a sense of unity and aspiration, so that we can persevere through these challenging times together. We were amazed by the high volume and quality of entries sent in by artists from all across Australia, and now we’re entering the next stage of delivery. The RCH Foundation is so excited, and we can’t wait to bring Me and UooUoo to life in the months ahead.”

Artists join Alexander Knox known by RCH audiences for his much-loved sculpture Creature who lives on Main Street at the hospital.

Full list of artists

Working under the pseudonym Ghostpatrol, David Booth first made a name for himself on the walls of Melbourne's laneways. Working with ephemeral techniques, by 2007 David had built an international reputation an....Read more
David Higgins has broad art experience that has given him a view of how creative disciplines work and converge into the one thing or meaning. He was the first resident artist for the Zoological Board of Victori....Read more
Deanne Gilson is a proud Wadawurrung woman, living on her ancestral Country of Ballarat in Victoria. Gilson's art practice looks closely at the traditional ways in which her Aboriginal ancestors lived. In parti....Read more
Donna Sharam calls her art ‘smile style’. She doesn’t subscribe to any particular art idiom; she just paints what she dreams and imagines. This leads to a wide spectrum of works across many subjects, all ....Read more
Emilie Walsh is a Melbourne based visual artist working across various media, including video, installation, drawing and printmaking. She recently completed her PhD from the Victorian College of the Arts, worki....Read more
Emily Walters is a practicing artist works as a Creative Arts Therapist with people who are deafblind. She believes that making and experiencing art should be accessible to everyone, including those people who ....Read more
Emily van der Molen is a visual treasure collector. She moves through the world seeking shards of wonder to store in her minds eye. She squirrels away imagery like a fragment of sea glass shimmering in the sunl....Read more
Growing up, Felicia Nguyen excelled in the fields of mathematics and science and felt the pressure of pursuing a 'traditional' career pathway in engineering. As someone who was always drawing in her notebooks a....Read more
Fiona Tweddle's creative career path has seen her travel the world with a diverse range of experiences and artistic achievements. After teaching art abroad and completing her five-year resident artist position ....Read more
Glen Walton is one of Australia's leading artists exploring cutting edge and genre-defying art, performance, interaction and community engagement. Glen is a visual artist, performer, theatre maker, musician, in....Read more
Gregory Matthews is a proud Tasmanian Aboriginal Man; his Language Group is Peerapper, and his Totem is The Sea Eagle. Greg is an accepted Elder; and a descendant of Tasmania’s Manegin People. Greg has devel....Read more
Hannah French is a visual artist hailing from Natimuk, Victoria. She often finds herself working in schools and with young people when not burrowed away in front of a screen. Since completing a Bachelor of C....Read more
Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail