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Saturday, May 21, 2022

The Boy From The Stars – an exhibition of Jim Keays’ artwork



Exhibition opening: Friday 10 May, from 5pm to 9pm

FAD Gallery

14 Corrs Lane, Melbourne CBD

Jim Keays was a pioneer and a legend of the Australian music scene as the front man, singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player with the iconic ‘70s rock band Masters Apprentices.

What many Australians do not know is that Keays was also a highly accomplished visual artist who created beautiful and evocative water colour paintings. Almost five years on from Jim’s passing in June 2014, FAD Gallery in Melbourne’s Chinatown is proud and honoured to be hosting a public exhibition and sale of some of the rocker’s best artworks.

The exhibition, which runs for four weeks from Friday 10 May, has been made possible with the assistance of Jim’s wife Karin. She is available to be interviewed about her husband’s life and works in the lead-up to this unique show.

Karin Keays


Johnathon Halleday

Director, FAD Gallery

14 Corrs Lane, Chinatown, Melbourne 3000

Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.