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FOLIO OF WORK

BRENDAN M WALKER


My ambition is to transcend modern constructs and immerse myself in the investigation of newly reformed visual art climates that all can enjoy. Driven by an obsession of curiosity, the thoughts of modern constructs linger in my mind as fragmentary pieces of possible outcomes. The aim is to continue pushing and evolving my ideas, in an effort to achieve the most idyllic and beautiful results. I believe I offer an eclectic point of view and I hope to be a part of your visual art program so I can share my thoughts and further develop my talents to be a more mature and successful Artist in the years to come.


UNDERGRADUATE ARCHITECTURE WORK


SPECULATOR

The ‘Wrap’ was a student group project concevied through working with CRAB studio (Peter Cook). Its purpose was to present a possible identity for a cultural precinct at Evandale Park on the Gold Coast.


100% COTTON

CARBON FIBER

BALTEK AIREX PXC BOARD


CHAIR PROJECT

Made to fulfill a shirt-chair brief, this project received high praise from the likes of Space Furniture Australia. It had a final mass of 2.2kg and could support up to 80kgs.


BEE HOTEL

This project came about as an attempt to exploit the fascinating art of bee keeping and its possible integration in an urban environment. It serves as a hotel where one can rest among the sanctum of bees and flora gaining nourishment through bee keeping.


UQ ORAL HEALTH BUILDING

The following images illustrate a case study analysis of a medical building designed by COX Architects.


THE WRECK

This project was stimulated by a current lack of culture along the Gold Coast beach front at Surfers Paradise. It’s main function as a performance space is designed to facilitate social activity and to develop a language for an art walk along the coast line.


INSTALATION PROJECT

To accompany the ‘Wrap’ the digitaly fabricated wall was a group experiement toward resolving complex interactive building enclosures. The wall also featured as a back drop for the Gold Coast Fashionably Conscious fashion show.


KEY SKILLS

QUALIFICATIONS

SOFTWARE CAPABILITIES Rhino & Grasshopper Illustrator Photoshop Indesign Cinema 4D Revit Archicad Autocad

MACHINE EXPERIENCE CnC Router Laser Cutter 3D Printer

Bachelor of Architecture Studies Soheil Abedian School of Architecture

2012

Year 12 School Certificate All Saints Anglican School

2010

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Sep

STUDENT ARCHITECT Selected student from Bond University for AA Magazine.

2012

SPACEstudio, Byron Bay NSW Australia

Volunteer work experience during studies

INTERN ARCHITECT

Jun-Aug

2013

Sep-Nov

2013

Warrick Smith NMIT, Melbourne VIC Australia

Construction and building maintenance role INTERN ARCHITECT

Acknowledgement in Gold Coast News for cultural centre project.

Fabian Jabro Standard Architects, Brooklyn NY America

Complete office responsibilities - CAD documentation, Render Work, Model Making, Material Enquiry

CONTACT DETAILS

Finalist in American Society of Architectural Illustrators student competition 2011.

A:

10 Midship Crt, Banora Point NSW Australia

E:

brendanwalkercollective@gmail.com

P:

(+61) 0438 157 013

W:

http://www.brendanmwalker.com


ARCHITECTURAL ILLUSTRATIONS & HIGHSCHOOL ART


PERSONAL REFLECTION

These images were created as personal reflections of past studio projects.


DEATH AND RITUAL

As part of a death and ritual project I made these water colour paintings to express the forest mood of my concept. .


DRAWING EXERCISE

This is a small water colour painting that was made during a studio drawing exercise.


DRAWING EXERCISE

These drawings come from a visual diary where quick sketches were made during a studio exercise around the Bond University Campus.


VITRUVIAN MAN

This is a very large painting (2300 x 2300) made during high art class. It is meant to reflect the proliferation of things that are partially human constructs but also exist in nature. Medium: wax medium and charcoal


OLD MAN

Painted as a Depiction of American street life during high school art class. Medium: Bitumen and wax medium


Bermuda Triangle

This canvas was displayed at the Gold Coast Art Gallery as part of the Energies exhibition in 2010. The artwork is about the misrepresentation of things in nature. Medium: Acrylic on Canvas.


THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME


A FOLIO