Photo: Peter Ristevski - Geelong Advertiser GT Magazine
Amy Gibbs is a graphics and textile designer, artist and full time life enjoyer residing on the beautiful Victorian coastline of the Bellarine Peninsula.
Studying a Bachelor of Creative Arts at Deakin University, Amy majored in Visual Communication Design undertaking a number of varying creative units such as typography, photography, marketing, public relations, web design and fine art. Each class expanded her love and passion for all things art and design and cemented her drive for a future career in the industry.
Amy currently works as a Textile and Graphics Designer for global retailer Cotton On Body. She loves working for such a fun and youthful iconic Aussie brand and seeing her designs come to life in apparel.
She has also previously worked for Cotton On's womens accessories label Rubi and leading Geelong design company Paul Kelly Creative (where she worked more specifically within the marketing and branding sector).
In May 2020, Amy's artwork "Native Rainbow" was selected from over 1000 entries to be a winner of the Kip&Co Art Series 2020. This piece will be produced into a tea towel and sold through Kip&Co in May 2021 - keep an eye out! She was also featured on the cover of Geelong Advertiser's GT Magazine in September 2020, accompanied by a double page spread showcasing her artist story and the message behind her inspiration.
On weekends and in her spare time, Amy enjoys; long walks on the beach with her Jack Russell Alfie and fiancé Jake, running, socialising with her friends over cheese platters and G&T's, online shopping, mothering her 26 indoor house plants, painting and watching Netflix.