Everett Creative



Jonathan Everett 

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Current study - Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage, Deakin University 

Construction Induction (Green Card), 2011 

Prince2 (Project Management methodology), 2009 

Associate Diploma of Art, Australian National University, 1993 

Associate Diploma of Audio Engineering, School of Audio Engineering, Sydney, 1989 

Professional Development 

Working at Heights, City of Newcastle, 2012 

Management and Supervision, Results Through People, 2009 

Effective Business Writing – Australian Institute of Management (AIM), 2009 

Cultural Heritage Management School, University of Canberra, 2008 

Ergonomic Workplace, (interior office design and ergonomics), Ergoworks, 2008 

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Peoplesafe, 2008 

Confined Spaces, National Safety Council of Australia, 2007 



Principle- Everett Creative. 

May 2010 – May 2012:
Project Exhibition Officer, Newcastle Museum 

Feb - March 2010:
Director a/g, Strategy, Strategy and Business Services, New Parliament House, Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS), Canberra 

2006– 2010:
Heritage Manager, New Parliament House, Building and Infrastructure Services, DPS 

2004– 2006:
Leading Hand Carpenter/Furniture Maker, New Parliament House, Building and Fabric Services, DPS

1994 – 2004:
Owner/Manager, Trout Design, creative design and fabrication business, Canberra  

1990 – 1994:
Independent Designer and furniture maker, Sydney and Canberra 

1987 –1990:
Audio Engineer, Colorfilm Pty Ltd, Sydney


Primary Ethics teacher- Hamilton Public School, Newcastle - current Management Board of Craft ACT, Craft and Design Centre, Canberra, 2004-08 

Industry Professional, guest lecturer, Interior Design, Canberra Institute of Technology 2003-08 

Eco-design competition winner, Brisbane, 2007 

Master Classes, guest lecturer Australian School of Fine Furniture, Launceston 2003 -07 

Panel Presentation with Charles Landry, ‘Valuing the Arts in a Creative City’, ICAN week, Canberra Museum + Gallery, 2004 

Forum Presenter, Rare Trades exhibition, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, 2003 

Management Board of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) ACT Chapter 2000-03 

Design Development Grant, ACT Arts Program, 2002 

Product Development Grant, Arts ACT, 2002 

Marketing Development Grant, Australia Council, 2000 

Residency, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 2000 

Invited to participate in over 40 solo and group furniture and design exhibitions, nationally and internationally 1992 – current. 

Selected Major Commissions + Exhibitions 

2017 Renew in a Box – Exhibition curation design and fabrication. Mini mobile museum telling the story of Renew Newcastle. Newcastle University > touring Australia 

2016 Parry St Garage- Furniture, design and fit out works of 200 seat exclusive Newcastle restaurant and warehouse conversion 

2015 Sheep's Back Museum -Exhibition design, curation, interpretation, object conservation for history of wool museum. Thorton NSW 

2015 Magna Carta -Interpretation and fabrication of display case for replica, toured all State Parliaments and permanently housed in the High Court of Australia 

2014 Lock-Up Cultural Centre- reinterpretation of foyer and reception area. Furniture fabrication and fit-out 

2014 Australian Earth Sciences Convention- Exhibition design, development and fabrication for NSW Geological Survey. Newcastle Museum 2012 International Geological Congress – developed exhibition for the Geological Survey of NSW. Brisbane Convention Centre 

2009 ‘Canopy’ – winning submission and sculptural commission in collaboration with Glass Artist Holly Grace, Canberra 

2009 Chairs, CSA Gallery, Canberra 

2008 iima, Handmark Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart 

2007/06/05 workshopped Chifley Plaza, Strand Arcade, Sydney 

2006 2-Materials, Craft ACT Galleries, Canberra 

2005 Symbiosis- The Professional Intimate, The Kanberra Wine Company, ACT 

2005 20 Years of Australian Chairs, Wagga Regional Gallery and Bungendore Wood Works 

2003 Parliament House - design and fabrication of works for Great Hall, Canberra 

2002 Architecturally awarded Watermark Restaurant design and fit-out, Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra. 

2003 Exhibition Home, On site in Sydney Ancher Designed Apartment, Canberra 

2003 Designex, Australian Design fair, Exhibition Centre, Melbourne 

2000 Siesta, Faculty of Fine Art, Chiang Mai University, Thailand 

2000 Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne 

2000 Designs Australia, Contemporary Furniture Awards, Melbourne