Ned Culic

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Ned Culic is Second Year Coordinator and Coordinator of the Illustration stream of electives in the Visual Communication Design degree. He is a highly respected illustrator and design educator, having secured among the highest unit evaluations in the university for his teaching, and the most respected and coveted awards in the Illustration profession.

Ned's images are identifiable through their highly stylised forms, emphasis on bold colour, whimsical content and rich, multi-layered textures. Ned has created numerous design and image solutions for a broad range of companies and products that include postage stamps, billboards, picture books, packaging designs, corporate branding, sports apparel, and character design for motion graphics. His work has been featured in a number of international publications such as New York Art Directors Club Annual, Graphis Annual, Print and How Magazines and Lurzers Archive. He has received numerous local Awards for creative excellence from AWARD and MADC and has served on judging panels of both these professional associations.

From colourful and whimsical to subtle and serious, Ned's memorable illustrations offer warmth, humour, style and originality.  One of Australia's best known Illustrators, Ned began his career as a Graphic Designer in Melbourne. Over the years he has created images for some of the biggest advertising agencies. design studios and publishing companies across Australia and the world. Ned's stylistic flexibility has enabled him to work on a diverse range of projects for print and web. His eye-catching visual language solutions have appeared on billboards, stamps, packaging, book jackets, motio graphics and t-shirts. His award-winning work has been featured in major international publications including the Art Directors Club of New York Annual, Graphis Annual, the Australian Graphic Desning Association Collection, How Magazine and Lurzer's Archive Best iIllustrators Worldwide.