Most days, and many nights, Adrian can be found with a pencil or mouse in hand, bent to the task of making simple ideas complex, or complex ideas simple. He has a taste for the mythic and a fondness for the everyday, which are reflected in his work with a spectrum of imagery ranging from scary to beautiful (or both at the same time).
As part of the Rinzen collective he has produced works ranging from the anarchic creativity of collaborative art projects to systemic & minimal communications and branding design. Other highlights include logo, font and publication design for the Batman Year 100 comic series for DC Comics, and an immersive, fantastical forest-scape room for Hotel Fox in Copenhagen.
Print is a love, storytelling a goal, image-making a calling. He lives and works in Brisbane.
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Paper or Plastic?
Train, bus, bike, or other
Whats the most important object in your studio?
A quality, orthopedically agreeable chair (finally).
If you could resurrect one no longer living person to have lunch with, knowing you will have to return them to the grave right after coffee, who would it be?
Somebody with a cheery view on being returned to the grave; I can't enjoy a meal over screaming.
Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.
Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?
I don't know such stuff. I just do eyes.
How much wood would a woodchuck chick if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Enough to fill one red lorry and one yellow lorry.
Favourite client so far?
They are all uniquely beautiful and special.
Favourite imaginary client?
Myself, returned from the future with a bounty of soon-to-be-relevant ideas and lotto numbers.
How does your mother describe your profession?
Coffee or tea?
Green tea please.
What's your earliest drawing memory?
Making a little stapled picture book that shamelessly stole the plot and several character likenesses from Star Wars.
How do you prefer to spend your mornings?
All images contain invisible and trackable digital watermarks.
The Jacky Winter Group and SEA are members of the AOI and AOP respectively and abides by the required code of practice for artist agents.