agIdeas Newstar finalists announced

Published:  April 18, 2012
agIdeas Newstar finalists announced

agIdeas has released the shortlisted entrants in its 2012 NewStar Award. Design students were encouraged to submit three of their best works into the 2D, 3D or multimedia categories with the chance of being awarded the Fabrica Award (two week trial at the Benetton Group’s ‘creative laboratory’ in Italy) or Collie Print Trust Awards (two weeks work experience at a leading international design studio).

The winners will be announced during the agIdeas International Design Forum, which runs from 23-25 May. Congratulations to all of the finalists:

2D category:

  • Tess Copeland, Monash University
  • Koen Arbouw, Billy Blue College of Design
  • Denny Louis, Swinburne TAFE
  • Louis Green, Gordon Institute of Tafe
  • Sam van Kan, AUT, Auckland University of Technology
  • Stefani Sagucio, University of South Australia
  • Domenico Mazza, Monash University
  • Nikola Keavy, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Stephanie Alexander, UniSA
  • Nicolette Atkinson, Monash University
  • Robert Polmear, University of Canberra
  • Natalie Ng, Monash University
  • Holly Canham, RMIT
  • Katherine Kordek, University of South Australia
  • Saini Copp, University of Canberra
  • Leilani Every


  • Vanessa Meagher, RMIT
  • James Croft, University of Ballarat
  • Arthur Jing, University of Sydney
  • Pujesh Joshi, Griffith University, Queensland college of Art
  • Keisuke Shibahara, Monash University


  • Lea Wearne, Monash University
  • Nicole Snelleksz, Deakin University, Melbourne
  • Per Olav Halvorsen, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
  • Johnny Tran, College of Fine Arts UNSW
  • Merric French, Monash
  • Vincent Mills, University of South Australia
  • Ion Fukazawa, UNSW College Of Fine Art
  • Joseph Louis Tan, University of New South Wales
  • Ben Stevens, University of South Australia
  • Tomy KC Leung, University of technology Sydney
  • Domenico Mazza, Monash University
  • Alex Goad, Monash University

View the shortlisted folio’s here.

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