Julian Mallia aka Julinu is an award-winning Maltese visual artist specialising in concept-driven work. He juggles his practice between visual art and drumming – which probably gives a glimpse into his unconventional approach to creative expression.
Our purpose? We strive to elevate the local creative community and visual literacy through the nurturing and empowerment of creatives and organisations that are closely connected to Malta.
The Malta School of Art seeks to provide high quality education based on new methodology and research, providing a challenging setting for students to learn and discover their full potential. It also aims to offer a diversified curriculum for learners to prepare and guide them for higher education and professionalism in the visual arts.
Raphael Vella is an artist and curator based in Malta. His art work has been shown in many international contexts. He has been active as a curator since 2002 and created various cultural initiatives on a national scale in Malta, including the Valletta International Visual Arts festival (VIVA), the Curatorial School and Divergent Thinkers. He is also Associate Professor at the University of Malta and has worked extensively to promote the work of emerging Maltese artists.
The Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) festival serves as a platform for Maltese and international visual arts practitioners. VIVA offers professional education in the sector while also promoting and encouraging public participation in the arts.