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...

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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.

    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