resume nikki gonnissen


E.J.J. (Nikki) Gonnissen (BA)
Amsterdam, 1967

1993: Bachelor in graphic design at Hogeschool der Kunsten, Utrecht
1994: Starters fund Fund for Decorative Arts, Design and Architecture

1993 – present: Co-founder and director at thonik
2015 – present: International President Alliance Graphique Internationale

teaching positions and workshops
2002 – 2006: tutor concept and communication Rietveld Design Lab, Amsterdam
2003: external advisor at Design Academie, Eindhoven
2004: external advisor at Willem de Kooning academie, Rotterdam
2005: external advisor at the Hogeschool der Kunsten, Utrecht
2010: tutor second phase graphic design at St. Joost, Breda
2010: workshop Tokyo Llove Hotel, signs and symbols
2012: workshop Kyoto University of Art and Design
2011 – 2015: tutor graphic design at Master Information Design, Design Academy Eindhoven
2015: flagstories workshop, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul
2016: flagstories workshop, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des art décoratifs, Paris

2016: Creative Industries Fund, advisor for the residency MMCA-Seoul
2014: Creative Industries Fund, advisor international talent development committee
2013 – present: Creative Industries Fund, international committee 
2008: Fund for Decorative Arts, Design and Architecture, LIVE committee
2005 – 2008: Fund for Decorative Arts, Design and Architecture, pilot projects committee
2007 – 2009: Fund BKVB, innovation committee
2005 – 2009: Mondrian Fund, publication committee
2005 – 2007: Mondrian Fund, publication committee,
2005: Seminar/think tank, part of the TNO ‘Cultuur en Economie’ report, Prof Paul Rutten, which led to the policy plan ‘Het creatieve vermogen’, The Hague, Ministries of Education, Cultural Affairs and Science and Economic Affairs
2003 – 2004: Mondrian Fund, design committee

2015 – present: Wim Crowel Institute, for heritage, graphic design and typography in cooperation with the Special Collections, University of Amsterdam
2010 – present: Young Designers & Industry

jury committees
2016: ADCN, grand prix jury
2016: Grafist 20, poster award crossing frontiers, Istanbul
2015: Dutch Design Awards
2013: ADG Brasil, 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial 
2013: ICAD Awards Dublin
2009: Rotterdamse Designprijs 
2008: D&AD, London
2008: ADCN 
2007: Nederlandse Designprijzen
2005: Best Verzorgde Boeken
2004: Best Verzorgde Boeken

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