Email: alice@aliceachoo.com

Alice is a creative practitioner with a keen interest in designing interactive experiences that support reflectiveness, health and wellbeing. She works at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) as a sessional tutor and research assistant. 

She is currently completing a PhD, designing creative care resources to support people who have experienced trauma. She continues her freelance work in her spare time, indulging in her love for traditional illustration, rotoscope, graphic design and writing poetry. 

She has presented her designs internationally, including at the Ars Electronica Festival in Austria, to students and staff at the Singapore Republic Polytechnic and at the IxD16 Conference in Helsinki, Finland. 


Awards

Winner - Best in Category 'Expressing' - IxDAwards 2016

Finalist - IxDAwards 2016

Queensland University of Technology Academic Excellence Scholarship - in support of Post-graduate studies

Australian Post-graduate Awards Scholarship

Interactive and Visual Design Honours Memorial Scholarship 2014

First Class Honours – Interactive and Visual Design 2014

The Deans List for Academic Excellence – 2012, 2013, 2014

The Golden Key International Honours Society 2011

Elio Moda Tailoring Award 2009

Exhibitions

Interaction 16 - IxDA Conference - Helsinki, Finland

Ars Electronica Festival 2013 & 2014, Linz - Austria

Robotronica 2013 - Brisbane, Australia

Shape of Things to Come 2013 & 2014 - Brisbane, Australia

The Managerie - Solo Exhibition 2015 - Brisbane, Australia

Bleeding Heart Cafe – Solo Exhibition 2014 - Brisbane, Australia

Education

Fine Arts majoring in Interactive and Visual Design (First Class Honours, GPA: 7)

Advanced Diploma in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Work Experience

Research Assistant at Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Tutor at QUT - Visual Communication, Graphic design and Illustration, Design for Interactive Media, Visual Interactions, Design and Creative Thinking.

Public Programs Facilitator – Creative Industries Precinct

Freelance Illustration and Graphic Design including works for Papas and Pace and The Prince Charles Hospital

Co-curator for Illuminate: Interactive and Visual Design Graduate Exhibition

Curatorial Assistant at the Creative Industries Precinct, QUT.