Ben and Toby at Stay Social

Meet Ben and his ever faithful dog Toby. Ben Winspear is a Bendigo based artist who works in oil, watercolour and more recently sculpture. He has been painting professionally for over ten years and has held several successful solo exhibitions. The landscape of central Victoria is a big subject matter for Ben.  Often Ben and Toby are outside with an easel capturing it's light and shadows. Ok we fibbed, unfortunately you wont meet Toby the studio dog at Stay Social, but you can check ... Read more

Bendigo Art

We are in love with Central Victoria & we want you to fall for Bendigo too. In each of the rooms at Stay Social we feature Bendigo Art. In guest room one we have art work by local artist Deanna Neville of Walmer. Her photos were part of her recent exhibition called “Ingredients for a Road Trip.” We thought these photos suited perfectly our farmhouse style wooden door bedhead. Deanna is a practicing artist who explores photo-narrative techniques to tell stories. ... Read more

Art Buying Adventure for Stay Social

Stay Social is Bendigo’s latest accommodation venture with a difference. We are thrilled to commission Pop Up Art to source art by Central Victorian artists, throughout its new seven room accommodation facility in Bendigo. Stay Social provides home-style short and long-term accommodation for travellers and business people alike. It’s innovative accommodation in Bendigo that delivers hospitality, comfort and the stay social difference, the opportunity to connect with others. Stay Social’s official launch is in April 2015. Social Entrepreneurs, and owners of Stay Social ... Read more