Andrew Ashton (Aa), Australia

AGI member since 2004

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Andrew is a father, designer, writer, image maker, creative director and occasional gardener who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

Andrew has practised design since 1989, he is currently creative director of the Edison Agency and capturing the many moods of Nairm (Port Phillip Bay) during 2020-2021.

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    Andrew Ashton (Aa), Australia (2004)

    Andrew is a father, designer, writer, image maker, creative director and occasional gardener who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. Andrew has practised design since 1989, he is currently creative director...

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    Andrew Ashton (Aa), Australia (2004)

      Andrew is a father, designer, writer, image maker, creative director and occasional gardener who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

      Andrew has practised design since 1989, he is currently creative director of the Edison Agency and capturing the many moods of Nairm (Port Phillip Bay) during 2020-2021.

      Exhibitions

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      Diamonds in the Rough

      2011

      Jacky Winter, Melbourne

      Celebrating the 25 anniversary issue of Desktop Magazine, Andrew presented an interactive publication and exhibition of past and present free cultural printed matter and artifacts.

      Education

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      Session Lecturer

      • Undergraduate,  
      • Postgraduate

      2008 – today

      • Monash University – Art Design and Architecture ()

      Lecturing in graphic identity and brand creation, motion and direction creation, experience and place creation, experimental publication

      Agencies

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      • Nelmes Smith Ashton

        1994 – 1998

      • Precinct Design

        1999 – 2003

      • Studio Pip and Co.

        2003 – 2012

      • Work Art Life Studios

        2012 – 2020

      Awards

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      • 1998

      Australian Graphic Design Association Pinnacle Award
      • 2002

      Australian Graphic Design Association Pinnacle Award
      • 2005

      Victorian Premier’s Design Award – Finalist
      • 2015

      Victorian Premier’s Design Award – Finalist
      • 2002

      Australian Writers and Art Directors Award – Silver Pencil
      • 2015

      New Zealand Design Institute – Silver Pin

      Other Professional Activities

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      • Chair – Australian Design Biennale, Melbourne

        2011 – 2012

      • Creative Director – Australian Graphic Design Association Biennial Awards, Melbourne

        2001 – 2001