WORK EXPERIENCE

Traditional Sign Writer and Mural Artist
Self Employed - January 2012 to Current Day

Demonstrated expertise in:
- High quality performance in short turn around
- Concept driven mural designs
- Traditional lettering design and paint
- Large scale illustration and installation
- Chalkboard Art
- Illustration for print and digital
- Branding and Logo design
- Event fit outs (chalk, paint and digital design)
- Workshop facilitation

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SELECTED CLientele

- ACT Government
- University of Canberra
- Government of South Australia
- Scentre Group (Westfield)
- Jacob’s Creek
- UBER
- Bendigo Bank
- Ray White Real Estate
- Liquid Ideas Visual Communications
- Ivy League Records
- The Adelaide Festival
- South Australian College of the Arts
- Electric California (USA)
- Sitka Outdoor Essentials (Canada)
- Seen Signs (Canada)
- WDN Collective (England)
- Inner City Spokes (England).

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EXHIBITIONS

  • Throttle Roll - The Commune- Sydney, NSW - May 2019

  • Subversive - Cult & Harper Gallery - Adelaide, South Australia - June 2018

  • Wonderwalls Mural Painting Festival - Adelaide, South Australia - April 2017

  • Of Land And Sea Peanut Gallery - Adelaide, South Australia - Sept 2016

  • Coexist U&I Label - Torquay, NSW - September 2016

  • Broken Spells of Golden Vision AntiSocial Shop - Vancouver, Canada - 2015

  • Doin’ Drawings Scumfighter Gallery - Hobart, Tasmania - Feb 2015

  • Don’t Let The Idea Die The Producers Bar, South Australia - Nov 2014

  • Lowered Brows Light Square Gallery, South Australia - Aug 2014

  • Postered Tooth and Nail Art Collective, South Australia - Feb 2014

  • Double Entendre Tooth and Nail, South Australia - Feb 2014

  • Wild Souls Radiate the Gold The Annex, South Australia - Nov 2013

  • Asterism Four Doors plus One, South Australia - August 2014

  • Golden Years Lonsdale St Roasters, ACT - 2013

  • The Two Fires Festival of Arts and Activism Braidwood, NSW - 2013

  • 5 x 5 The Shed Gallery, NSW - 2012

ART RESIDENCIES

  • Little Black Bike, Adelaide, South Australia 2018

  • Anti Social Skateboard Shop, Vancouver, BC Canada 2015

  • Tooth and Nail Studio Collective, Adelaide, South Australia 2014

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Recent ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Workshop facilitation for 100 high school students from Braidwood Central School, painting a collaborative mural 28m x 1.2m within three hours for Youth Week NSW

  • Workshop facilitation for 30 college students and 5 seniors for “Narrabundah Sports Pavilion” mural project, ACT
    to paint 238 sq/m of mural in 12 hours over three days.

  • Workshop facilitation for 5 Lanyon High School students to collaboratively design and install a mural in Civic Square, Canberra for International Womens Day

  • Guest Speaker - Business SA South Australian Young Entrepreneurs Scheme Information Session

  • Guest Speaker - Business SA Entrepreneur Week Panel Discussion “Your Idea is Big.. So What’s Stopping You?”

  • Keynote Speaker for AGDA Tasmania

  • “The Art of Sign Writing” Workshop teacher - AGDA - Hobart, Tasmania

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

  • St Bede’s Primary School - Arts Facilitator - Braidwood NSW - 2019

  • Bowden Brompton Community School - “Forty Years Old” Mural Project - Adelaide SA - 2016

  • Eugowra’s Most Wanted Letterheads Meet - Historical Township Mural Project - Eugowra NSW - 2013 to 2016

  • Two Fires Festival of Art and Activism - Festival 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 Canberra” - 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 release

  • 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

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BOHIE PALECEK

Ph: (+61) 422 502 240
www.bohiepalecek.com
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