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Nick Thomm gets message from Miley Cyrus on Instagram asking him for a wall mural

The moment the Australian artist received a DM from Miley Cyrus on Instagram asking her to paint a custom mural: “Two weeks later I was at her house”

  • Australian artist Nick Thomm moved to New York in 2014 to pursue art.
  • While promoting her art on Instagram, she received a message from Miley Cyrus
  • Nick painted a striking mural for the singer’s home in 2016
  • The mural is saturated with striking shades of purple, pink and orange.
  • He has also worked with international brands and will return to Sydney this month.

An Australian artist who creates vivid contemporary artwork has caught the attention of A-list celebrities around the world, including singer Miley Cyrus.

Melbourne’s Nick Thomm painted a mural at the singer’s Los Angeles home in 2016 after receiving a message from her on Instagram.

‘Miley is amazing. She just followed me on Instagram and we started talking,” she said. Westwood.

‘Literally two weeks later I was at her house putting up a mural for her. She is a truly inspiring person, a complete genius. She inspired me to go to the United States permanently. She has been amazing to me.

The hyper-colored mural is saturated with radiant shades of purple, blue, and orange against a pink background. His urban-style abstract artwork explores a modern color scheme through a deeply mind-bending style that draws you in immediately.

Australian artist Nick Thomm (pictured) moved to New York in 2014 to change his career away from graphic design.  After promoting his work on Instagram, he received a message from singer Miley Cyrus

Australian artist Nick Thomm (pictured) moved to New York in 2014 to change his career away from graphic design. After promoting his work on Instagram, he received a message from singer Miley Cyrus

Nick, from Melbourne, painted a mural at the singer's Happy Hippie Foundation in Los Angeles in 2016. The mural is saturated with radiant shades of purple, blue and orange against a pink background (Pictured: Miley's mural)

Nick, from Melbourne, painted a mural at the singer’s Happy Hippie Foundation in Los Angeles in 2016. The mural is saturated with radiant shades of purple, blue and orange against a pink background (Pictured: Miley’s mural)

Over the years, Nick promoted his art shows on Instagram, which led him to work with Miley Cyrus (pictured left)

Over the years, Nick promoted his art shows on Instagram, which led him to work with Miley Cyrus (pictured left)

Nick moved to New York in 2014, where he decided to host a series of shows to promote his work, with the help of his wife and studio head Jay Ramsay.

“Basically, we just rent the space and do the whole show ourselves. We used that formula for the next four or five years, working our way toward [the scene]’ Nick said. bed sheet

To generate buzz, the art shows were promoted on Instagram, which worked exceptionally well for generating online inquiries.

To his surprise, the tactic led him to work with Miley and international brands such as Nike, Maybelline and Adidas.

He has also made paintings for museums around the world, including the Moco Museum in Barcelona.

Every summer, Nick returns home to Australia to visit family and friends.  This month he will also be taking part in the Sydney semi-permanent exhibition taking place at Carriageworks from May 25-27.

Every summer, Nick returns home to Australia to visit family and friends. This month he will also be taking part in the Sydney semi-permanent exhibition taking place at Carriageworks from May 25-27.

“Some of the more minimal design cues I learned as a graphic designer began to show up in my work. That’s when I started the process of refining and getting into more abstract styles,” he said.

Every summer, Nick returns home to Australia to visit family and friends.

This month he will also be taking part in the Sydney semi-permanent exhibition taking place at Carriageworks from May 25-27.

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