For NITSUA, art provides a freedom for creation, interpretation, and expression. NITSUA is instilled with a vision to continually create and inspire.
A New Zealand native, Austin now resides on Yaegl Country, the Clarence Valley in NSW. Austin is an artist, illustrator, creator, and the founder of NITSUA.
Austin's early artistic career was centred around textile and product design. From his roots he has expanded into street art, murals and interior decor creations. His recognisable style with the use of stencils, brush, and spray paint, leaving traces of realism versus surrealism. Some of Austin's most prominent works can be found in the coastal town of Byron Bay, NSW where he spent over a decade working as a professional artist.
Austin's career has been diverse, spanning the fashion and skateboarding industries, he has always had a drive to create unique artwork, and stray away from the norms and trends of the corporate industry. .
Austin's largest scale mural project to date was the Cowell Silo Art project, completed in 2018 with the support of artist Shmick.
Touring Australia painting large scale murals has become the norm for NITSUA, in his beloved home on wheels "VanIvy".
Austin specialises in painting murals for schools, and has found this an incredible avenue to share his passion for arts with young Australians.
Vibrancy is Austin's frequency, you can expect a mural maker that will transform your walls and spaces with incredible impact.
Using his art to tell stories of the land, the people and the culture of the areas he paints in, Austin pays deep respect and acknowledgement to the Elders and traditional owners of the land on which he paints.