Ashir Harrison

Artist Bio 

Ashir Harrison aka Ashtiste is a Sydney-based Graphic/Ui Designer, Illustrator, and a self-taught Artist. After studying science and engineering in Pakistan, He completed his degree at the University of New South Wales, Art and Design with a Bachelor of Design majoring in Graphics and Spatial design. However, It was in the university years where he discovered his love for art by attending one of the illustration classes during a semester. His work consists mostly of self-portraits and figurative art in the form of digital/hand illustrations, paintings, and charcoal sketches. He shares his art and illustrations via Instagram.

Artist Statement 

The poster “2020” represents a journey of this year. The present, Uncertainty of what will happen in the future with the current situation, when will this pandemic end? Wearing a mask or keeping a distance is going to be the new normal for us. The past, Effects of the Lockdown, Rise of Coronavirus, Mental stress, Unemployment, and the News on the Media. The future, Hope for a cure/vaccine as it holds the key to end this pandemic and can promise a better future. But are we going to learn any lessons from this year?

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