Mary-Kate Thomson - BA Illustration (QCA), ASDA (AMEB), GDip VA (Animation - QCA Griffith University), Dip Graphic Design
Born, educated, living and working as a practicing artist in Toowoomba.
I have been involved with Arts Council Toowoomba Inc over many years and worked on many public art projects within the Toowoomba CBD including: Avant Garden, Splashing Back, ACT Waterways, I love Toowoomba because.. blackboard Project, ACT group exhibitions and the QIC Culture Wall.
My approach to my work is illustrative. I aim to clearly communicate ideas and concepts visually. With regards to public art - my goal is to capture a specific community’s identity; to positively contribute work to the cultural fabric of the society in which the work resides.
My working history includes tv production design, book illustration, graphic design and mural painting. I currently work part time as an Illustrator/Graphic Designer, freelance designer, Speech & Drama and Art teacher. My most recent interest is in portraiture.
Scenic Rim Regional Council and SWQ Regional Arts are presenting a series of 11 Arts Dinners in person and online.