Project Description

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Ceci Wilkinson

Senior Designer
Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts (Wood), Australian National University
Advanced Diploma of Architectural Drafting, Canberra CIT

Ceci has worked as an interpretive designer with Thylacine since 2014. Her background is in fine arts, building design and furniture making. She has interest in the interaction of story, art and design within the built environment and is passionate about creating optimum visitor experience. Her work practice is based on strong client focus with an excellent understanding of working within the cultural sector.

As project designer she has seen projects from concept design through to completed installation including Encounters, Carnarvon Gorge Visitor Centre, and Stewart Devlin. Her role as project designer for Bilya Koort Boodja involved extensive Community consultation and facilitating the development of content. Since January 2017 she has worked as Senior Interpretive 3D designer for the gallery redevelopment at the Auckland War Memorial Museum due to open late 2020. As a lead Interpretive designer for the NMA temporary exhibition Endeavour Voyage, The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians Ceci was involved in exploring the possibilities for the exhibitions direction in workshops with representatives of First Nation communities and senior cultural practitioners working in Aboriginal heritage and history and the NMA’s Curatorial and Exhibitions teams.