GREGOR CULLEN

Gregor Cullen born in Wollongong 1954, he lives in the coastal township of Kiama 120km south of Sydney, Australia with his wife Tania and son Carlo.

With 35 years of experience as a design & art educator with a practice in social impact design, printmaking and community engagement. He teaches in the Graphic Design program, Faculty of Law, Humanities & Arts, University of Wollongong.

He is a founding member of the Migration Heritage Project Inc. a not-for-profit organization which researches, records and promotes the significance of migrant experience, settlement and heritage in Wollongong. He has designed exhibitions, created communication products and co-authored publications for the Migration Heritage Project. 

He has undertaken large scale public work commissions for the Southern Regions Roads & Traffic Authority and developed a graphics system for safety mesh screens for road and pedestrian bridges in the Illawarra region.

His graphic art practice is documented in the National Gallery of Australia publication – ‘Redback Graphix’ and his poster art is held in collections of major regional and national galleries & museums.

He is a member of the Cultural Board of Kiama Municipal Council and is currently exploring options for creative industries and partnerships with Health, Aged Care, Design & Arts.

He continues to create and produce “artist prints” using digital and traditional serigraphy and social impact design for the Illawarra Migration Heritage Project - MHP.
In 2016 Cullen held his first solo exhibition in Kiama "Geotec" editioned archival inkjet prints.