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Interview with Karin Keays – Art Smitten

Examples of Jim Keays' work on display in an art gallery.

The late Jim Keays is best known as lead musician of the Australian rock band Masters Apprentices, famous for songs such as “Turn Up Your Radio” and “Because I Love You“. Less known is that Jim was also a fond painter, and a very talented one at that.

Jim’s wife, Karin Keays, is responsible for managing and curating his artworks, and came by the SYN studios to chat with Art Smitten‘s co-hosts Aurora and Tom about the latest exhibition of his work, The Boy From The Stars.



Jim’s artwork can be viewed in-person at the FAD Gallery in Coors Lane, Melbourne until June 8th. You can also see examples of his style on Karin’s official website:


Segment originally aired Wednesday, May 15th. Produced by Sim Monga; edited by Tom Parry.

Images courtesy of Karin Keays.

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