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Ms Tonya Meyrick

Position: Lecturer In Graphic Design
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SCCA Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517722 +61 3 92517722



  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania, 2001
  • Master of Visual Arts, University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts, University of Melbourne, 2008
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


Subjects and units currently teaching

ACG102 Design Skills

ACG103 Design and Typography

ACM102 Pixel to Print: Digital Image 1

ALW *** Criticism, Narratives and Context

ALW 222 Desktop Publishing

ACG 203 3D Packaging

ACG 204 Design and Society

ACG 305 Design Practice - Studio

ACC 316 Collaborative Practice

ALX 321 Creative Industries Internship

Knowledge areas

The development and practice of local and international communication design stratagies from inception through to production and output.

Contemporary and historical typography and the associated application in design, marketing, journalism and branding.

Not for profit sector branding and design.


Research projects

Beyond the Baseline: developing a semiotic framework for typography and type artefacts employed in service to brand identity.

Visual representations of in-between states. A lens-based practice.

Developing innovative teaching and learning opportunities for students and academics through studio based design education.

Research grants

2014 - The Beggars Opera Co Operative - Digital Prototype for an immersive Opera. A Future Designers Grant, Department of State Development, Business & Innovation, Victoria, Australia

Research page



Meyrick, Tonya A (2013) Late, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, Qld [J1]

Meyrick, Tonya A. (2012) Beg op co-op : beggars opera co-operative, in Bramham, Erica (eds), Beggars Opera Co-Operative, Melbourne, Vic. [J1]

Meyrick, Tonya A. (2012) Riviere, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne, Vic. [J1]

Meyrick, Tonya (2011) Discovery : recent honours and postgraduate practice/exegesis work logo, Deakin University Art Gallery, Burwood, Vic. [J2]

Meyrick, Tonya* and Dewey, Matthew* (2011) Liminal project progressions, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tas. [J1.1]

Link to publications

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