Stephen Goddard is a designer and Associate Lecturer in Graphics Media. His work has been primarily within the cultural sector around Australia as an independent exhibition, brand and publication designer, after beginning his career in theatre design. Milestone projects have included art direction of the Sydney Festival brand and collateral (2002-05); exhibition lead and publication designer for Wood: art design architecture, Glass: art design architecture and Steel: art design architecture for JamFactory, Adelaide; and book and brand designer for the The Pool, Australia’s exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016. Other notable exhibition designs include Hyperclay and Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels, both for the Australian Design Centre. He has won many awards for publication and exhibition design.
Goddard is currently a Master of Design (Research) candidate at UNSW Art & Design with a focus on multidisciplinary practice in an activist modality and operating within a pressured world.
He worked as a Senior Creative Associate with Object: Australian Design Centre focussed on organisational transformation facilitated by design. He has been a resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts on two occasions, firstly in the University of Tasmania’s Rosamund McCulloch Studio and later in the studio of Ville de Paris, Direction des Affaires culturelles. He has as a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Graduate Diploma of Art, Craft and Design from the University of Tasmania, majoring in graphic design and photography. More recently he has been engaged as an exhibition curator and writer.