About Graeme Biddle
Having been in the industry for more than 25 years, working in cutting edge campaign concepts and designs, Graeme is renowned for putting the "heart and soul" into each task he is associated with and this can be clearly seen in all aspects of his work.
Corporate career highlights include: Involved in the pioneering of the 1,000 Hour World Vision campaign; secured $2,000,000 product launch campaign for Merck Sharp and Dohme; developed a campaign contributing directly to a 300% increase in retail sales for Foodtown, NZ; campaign implemented for NZ Tourism directly contributed 23% increase in visitor numbers and developed profitable Leisure and Tourism client base.
Graeme has travelled the World displaying and selling his art as well as working for major design studios. His love of art began at a very young age and was further developed by attending Auckland University of Technology (Diploma of Graphic Art); Hanna Barbera (background artist) where he was involved with the Smurf cartoon series amongst other major cartoon tasks.
Graeme has a talent of incorporating his natural artistic abilities with Corporate Identity campaigns. His logos, branding and designing in general is unique and covers all areas of industry, from Corporate to Retail.
In addition to the Corporate side Artrain Express also specialises in Cartooning / Caricaturing and Illustration in general. Classes are held both in groups and privately each day of the working week with Graeme visiting festivals around NSW on weekends displaying his talent in the area of Caricaturing.
Graeme is available for hire at private parties and Corporate functions. Each black and white caricature takes approximately 3-4 minutes and serves wonderfully as an "ice breaker" adding much humour and energy to the event.