David ‘MEGGS’ Hooke is recognized for his large scale murals and detailed paintings that combine elements of nature, industry and pop-culture with abstraction to create dynamic compositions. His work explores core themes of duality, sustainability and consumerism in an evolving search for harmony between beauty and decay.
Growing up in outer Melbourne, MEGGS is a founding member of respected street art collective ‘Everfresh’. For over 15 years he has travelled internationally, producing public art, exhibitions and volunteering with community organisations.
MEGGS has exhibited and produced murals in Melbourne, rural Victoria and Sydney, as well as California, Michigan, Texas, Hawai’i, London, New Zealand and Mexico. His artworks are included in the permanent collections of the NGA, the Victoria & Albert Museum of London, the Museum of Art and History, CA and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN.