Tom Civil is an artist, muralist, community art facilitator, printmaker, and part of the Everfresh crew. Tom has been making art in the streets of Melbourne for over 18 years. He’s painted murals with kindergartens, courts, Indigenous organisations, councils, youth centres, schools, nursing homes, radio stations, prisons, zoos, parks, fish and chip shops and community gardens.
His work has been featured in publications including Melbourne Stencil Art Capital, Street|Studio, Space Invaders (NGA), Street Art Now, Melbourne Street Art Guide, the film Rash, Melbourne Stencil Festival, and the Cans Festival in London.
Tom also exhibited walk-through installations and worked closely with his brother Ned, who died from cancer in late 2010, under the guise The Evil Brothers. Tom has given workshops and talks in different communities about murals and the political nature of street art. Alongside Lou Smith, he also co-founded Breakdown Press who published the book ‘How to Make Trouble and Influence People: Pranks, Hoaxes, Graffiti and Political Mischief- Making from across Australia (1788–2016)’.