NGV Teens: Art After Hours Rigg Design Prize 2022

Fri 21 Oct 22, 5.30pm–7.30pm

Past program

Free entry

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Fed Square

Exhibition space
Ground Level

Get creative at Art After Hours, a teen event offering an exclusive viewing of the Rigg Design Prize 2022 exhibition. Enjoy art making workshops, hear from creative professionals and listen to live music performances. Come along with your friends or make some new ones.

This event is for high school-aged students. Light refreshments will be available on the evening.


Ground Level, Foyer
5.30 – 6.00PM and 6.45 – 7.15PM Musical Performance by students from Northcote High School

Level 3
5:30 – 7.30PM Poster Design workshop with Jessica Nguyen

Rigg Design Prize Exhibition Space
6.00 – 6.45PM Are you interested in a career in Advertising? Dr Richie Barker and Ben Crockett from Deakin University discuss pathways into the industry.

Rigg Design Prize 2022 

Explore the latest free exhibition Rigg Design Prize 2022. The first major exhibition of advertising and communication design in the NGV’s history, Rigg Design Prize 2022 highlights the creativity underpinning the work of eight leading Australian-based agencies. For the exhibition, each agency will develop a suite of campaign assets – including billboards, street posters and moving image – to celebrate how creativity can shape who we are and the world we live in.

For more information on the exhibition see Rigg Design Prize 2022

Dr Richie Barker
Dr Richie Barker (Deakin University, School of Communication and Creative Arts) is a multi-award-winning educator and scholar whose research on advertising creativity has been published in top-ranked international academic journals. His research focuses on past, present and future disruptions to the production and consumption of brand communication. Before becoming an academic, Richie worked as an advertising copywriter, digital media content writer and creative strategist for clients in the private, not-for-profit and government sectors.  

Ben Crockett
Ben Crockett is a Lecturer in the School of Communication and Creative Arts (Advertising) in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia). He is currently undertaking a PhD where his research is focused on the power of music in screen-based advertising. Ben has a strong industry background as a creative practitioner with 20 years experience in the advertising industry working as an Art Director and Creative Director. He has created and been responsible for multi-million dollar campaigns that have taken him all over the world and worked on many well-known brands such as: Stella Artois, Fosters, Coca-Cola, IOC, Holden, Pacific Brands, APT, Lend Lease, AWB, Property Council of Australia and Cobb & Co to name a few. He has developed numerous screen-based commercials working for both national and multi-national advertising agencies. 

NGV Teens Australia Rigg Design Prize 2022 The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Fed Square

The NGV Teens program is supported by The Ullmer Family Foundation, Beatrice Moignard, The Betsy and Ollie Polasek Endowment and The JTM Foundation.