WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Illustration and Lettering Artist
Self Employed - January 2012 to Current Day

Demonstrated expertise in:
- Large scale project management
- High quality performance in short turn around
- Communication
- Typography design
- Mural design and installation
- Chalkboard Art
- Illustration
- Artistic commissions
- Using ‘Outside of the Box’ creative problem solving

SELECTED COMMISSIONS BY

Government of South Australia, Scentre Group, Wine Australia, Bendigo Bank, Ray White Real Estate, Red Jelly Advertising Agency, Liquid Ideas Visual Communications, Ivy League Records, The Adelaide Festival, South Australian College of the Arts, Electric California (USA),
Sitka Outdoor Essentials (CAN), Seen Signs (CAN), WDN Collective (UK), Inner City Spokes (UK).

EXHIBITIONS

  • Wonderwalls Mural Painting Festival - Adelaide, South Australia - April 2017
  • Of Land And Sea - Contributor - Peanut Gallery - Adelaide, South Australia - Sept 2016
  • Coexist - Contributor - U&I Label - Torquay, NSW - September 2016
  • Broken Spells of Golden Vision - Solo Exhibition - AntiSocial Shop - Vancouver, Canada - Oct 2015
  • Doin’ Drawings - Contributor - Scum ghter Gallery - Hobart, Tasmania - Feb 2015
  • Don’t Let The Idea Die - Organizer and contributor - The Producers Bar, South Australia - Nov 2014
  • Lowered Brows - Contributor - Light Square Gallery, South Australia - Aug 2014
  • Postered - Contributor - Tooth and Nail Art Collective, South Australia - Feb 2014
  • Double Entendre - Organizer and contributor - Tooth and Nail, South Australia - Feb 2014
  • Wild Souls Radiate the Gold - Solo Exhibition -The Annex, South Australia - Nov 2013
  • Asterism - Contributor - Four Doors plus One, South Australia - August 2014
  • Golden Years - Contributor - Lonsdale St Roasters, ACT - 2013
  • The Two Fires Festival of Arts and Activism - Contributor - Braidwood Community Hall, NSW - 2013
  • 5 x 5 - Organizer and contributor - The Shed Gallery, NSW - 2012

ART RESIDENCIES

  •  Anti Social Skateboard ShopVancouver BC Canada 2015
  • Tooth and Nail Studio Collective, Adelaide, South Australia 2014

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Keynote Speaker - Business SA Entrepreneur Week
  • Keynote Speaker - AGDA (Tasmania) - September 2016
  • “The Art of Sign Writing” Workshop teacher - AGDA - Hobart, Tasmania - September 2016

AWARDS

  • Guildhouse Scholarship for the South Australian Young Entrepreneurs Scheme - 2016
  • Showing The Most Initiative - Australia and New Zealand Letterheads Meet - May 2014
  • Inspirational Award - Australia and New Zealand Letterheads Meet - May 2013
  • Award for Excellence - Diploma of Digital Media, Canberra Institute of Technology, Reid - 2009 

  VOLUNTEER WORK

  • High Street Social Club - Arts Coordinator - Adelaide SA - 2016 to current day
  • Bowden Brompton Community School - Volunteer - Adelaide SA - 2016
  • Eugowra’s Most Wanted Letterheads Meet - Volunteer - Eugowra NSW - 2013 to 2016
  • Two Fires Festival of Art and Activism - Volunteer - Braidwood NSW - 2011 to 2014
  • AGIdea’s Design Conference (VIC) - ACT Regional Representative - 2010

FEATURED EDITORIAL

  • Expressive Type - By Alex Fowkes - Rockport Publishers - Worldwide
  • “Life in Motion”- Interview - Broadsheet.com.au
  • “Meet Your Maker” - Interview - The Adelaide Review, Australia
  • “A Bohemian Rhapsody of Lettering and Art” - Interview - GoodType.com
  • “Signs of a Craft Revival in C anberra” - Article - Sydney Morning Herald - Australia
  • Enjoy the Ride - Interview and feature illustration - Published by David Hardy from the United Kingdom
  • Stay Wild Magazine - Interview and back cover feature illustration - Published in USA for world wide
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  • Coven Magazine - Interview and cover illustration - Issuu.com/covenmagazine
  • Yeahzine! All Girls BMX Zine - Cover design, feature illustration and article - USA

FORMAL EDUCATION

Canberra Institute of Technology - Diploma of Digital Media 2009 - 2010
Australian National University - Bachelor of Print Media 2006 - 2007

 REFERENCES

  1. Amanda Mckinnon
    SAYES business mentor and owner of Laser Tat Tattoo Removal, Adelaide.
    e: info@lasertat.com.au ph: 0421 132 734

  2. Dr. Alex Cameron
    Commercial client and lead guitarist for Australian band Bad//Dreems
    e: amacgcameron@gmail.com ph: 0417 890 686

  3. Megan Rainey
    Program Manager at Guildhouse, Arts South Australia
    e: megan.rainey@guildhouse.org.au ph: (08) 8410 1822

 

 

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