By Thomas Roche
A portrait of
Oil on canvas
112 x 137 cm
The artist represents themselves
About the artist
Thomas Roche is a Brisbane musician, web designer, and visual artist originally from Toowoomba. He has been involved in the arts for over 14 years, working predominately in music and audio production – touring and recording nationally and internationally. He has recently shifted his focus to painting.
About the sitter
Niqui Toldi is a Brisbane based designer & illustrator. Her strong illustrative style has been seen in award-winning projects for Queensland Ballet and Analogue/Digital (The Design Conference), as well as the music press, walls and the web for 2017’s Bigsound Festival campaign. A passionate maker, Niqui creates with pencil, ink and photoshop, weaving her signature flair through her commercial practice. She is active in the local art community – hosting, organising and participating in exhibitions Australia wide. Niqui believes great design is about collaboration. On her website, Niqui says her grandmother believes she should take her nose ring out.