Art Forum Hunter Street - Mike Rigby

Summary

Noted artists, critics, theorists and curators from Australia and abroad speak about their work

Start Date

4th Oct 2013 12:30pm

End Date

4th Oct 2013 1:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre (behind the cafeteria on level one) at the Tasmanian College of the Arts, Hunter Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Lectures are open to the public, admission is free - art.forum@utas.edu.au

MIke RigbyMike is a British graphic designer living and working in Sydney. He began his career at The Chase – one of the UK’s most creatively awarded design consultancies. Since The Chase, Mike has worked for Pentagram London, True North and Landor, joining Interbrand Australia as a Creative Director in 2010. As part of a team Mike has helped to establish the studio as one of the most creative in Asia, recently picking up the Campaign Asia-Pacific Specialist Agency of the Year Award.

Mike has been fortunate enough to win over 40 international design awards for brand identity, packaging, direct mail, advertising, marketing and design effectiveness.

In 2012 Mike has continued his awards success with in-book for D&AD, Best of Show at the Brand New Awards, recognition of typographic excellence by the Type Directors Club and is the recent winner of The Bill Bernbach Award for Creative Brilliance, an award that recognises the most creative individual within the DDB group.

Mike is a council member and strategic advisor to the Australian Graphic Design Association NSW (AGDA).

Mike’s Art Forum presentation will reflect on the subject of creativity for social good. He believes that design and creativity can – and indeed should – be transformational. It can challenge perceptions, revitalize businesses and on occasion, change the world.

image credit: News Limited One degree initiative. Designed by Mike Rigby at Landor with Jason Little and Rich Curtis