Heaps Decent is an Australian based dynamic arts organisation working with young people & emerging artists from marginalised & disadvantaged communities, providing a means by which they can tell their story in their own way. Heaps Decent supports change, positive futures & the development of high quality Australian music with a unique identity.
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Jonathan Zawada

September 11, 2017

Jonathan​ ​Zawada​ ​is​ ​a​ ​cross-discipline​ ​artist​ ​best​ ​known​ ​for​ ​his​ ​unique​ ​approach​ ​to​ ​art​ ​and design.​ ​Weaving​ ​both​ ​analogue​ ​and​ ​digital​ ​techniques,​ ​he​ ​displays​ ​the​ ​back​ ​and​ ​forth​ ​interplay between​ ​manual​ ​physical​ ​labour​ ​and​ ​disembodied​ ​digital​ ​processes.

Informed​ ​by​ ​his​ ​early​ ​roots​ ​in​ ​web​ ​design,​ ​coding​ ​and​ ​animation,​ ​Zawada’s​ ​art​ ​practice​ ​further evolved​ ​into​ ​graphic​ ​design,​ ​illustration​ ​and​ ​art​ ​direction​ ​serving​ ​clients​ ​like​ ​Bloomburg,​ ​Nike, and​ ​BMW​ ​and​ ​now​ ​includes​ ​object​ ​design,​ ​sculpture,​ ​video,​ ​installation​ ​and​ ​painting.​ ​His​ ​work has​ ​received​ ​an​ ​ARIA,​ ​a​ ​D&AD​ ​award​ ​and​ ​a​ ​MAPDA​ ​award,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​being​ ​exhibited​ ​in​ ​Los Angeles,​ ​San​ ​Francisco,​ ​Sydney,​ ​Barcelona,​ ​Tokyo​ ​and​ ​Paris. Zawada​ ​was​ ​born​ ​in​ ​Perth, Australia​ ​in​ ​1981​ ​and​ ​currently​ ​lives​ ​and​ ​works​ ​in​ Los Angeles, USA.