Michael Callaghan (1952 - 2012)

Australian political poster maker, Michael Callaghan.....a celebration of a life well lived !!!

It may come as a surprised to learn that Brisbane was the original birthplace of the renowned Redback Graphix when Michael was Artist in Residence at Griffith University in 1979.

Click to read the dedication to Michael summarizing his life's achievements (103KB)

Click the link below to see a PDF presentation (7.7MB) of 136 posters (and 3 art works) that Michael created. While many were solo works, others were collective efforts made with colleagues from Earthworks and Redback Graphix who assisted in the artwork and printing processes. These images are protected by copyright.

Since it is a large-ish file, expect it to take 1 or 2 minutes to load.....it is worth the wait.

Oeuvre presentation (7.7MB)

Click above to stream a video of Michael Callaghan's wake (aka Memento Mori) where Michael painted his own coffin.