Simon Macias, Class of 2004
Achievements at Elderslie High School
•Awarded first in the year for Visual Arts from Years 7 to 11.
•Received a Principal's Award for Excellence in Visual Arts.
•My work was shortlisted for Art Express in Year 12.
•Awarded a Band 6 for Visual Art and Ancient History in the HSC.
Achievements post Elderslie High School
•Completed Bachelor of Creative Arts: Graphic Design (Awarded with Distinction), University of Wollongong.
•Completed Master of Creative Arts: Graphic Design (Awarded with Distinction) where I focused on illustrative typography as a visual communication tool, University of Wollongong.
•Exhibited artwork in 16 shows throughout Sydney and Wollongong from 2009 to the present and painted several murals.
•Designed an interactive light sculpture that was exhibited in Circular Quay for VIVID Sydney 2013.
•Currently working as Senior Graphic Designer at the University of Sydney Union.