Wilkinson Media is a creative service company that produces meaningful content for your brand narrative. Specializing in:

  • Imaging (photography, photo-based art form)
  • Graphics (design, layout, infographics)
  • Video (short, dynamic ads to interviews)
  • Sound (sonic branding, audio design for mass media)

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ABOUT Andrew Wilkinson

I am Creative Media Producer for graphic design, audio, video and imaging projects. Work with regional to international clients through creative agencies, client collaborations and independently as Wilkinson Media, (owned and operated since 2003). Prior work in London and New York in film and corporate design, clients included Disney, Virgin Interactive, and United Artists. Currently composing audio for film and tv.

During the process of compiling this website, I began to think what my title my might be at this place in my career. Creative agencies have a structure with Art Directors, Creative Directors, and Production Staff. Since my experience overlaps, I felt that an in-between role could be labelled as Creative Media Producer.

Originally from U.K., Wilkinson relocated to the States in 1987. After studying Media, Communications and Technology at East Stroudsburg University he worked with film studios and film promotion in both Philadelphia and London. Wilkinson pursued a deeper understanding in corporate communications with design and graphics in New York and Hopewell, NJ. Wilkinson has worked with simple video production and programming, and directed his interest to two area of photography (portraits and products), design and music composition – focussing on the meaning, experience and resonance and a perspective on storytelling when necessary. Wilkinson works out of his studio in Trenton, New Jersey and on location.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professional commercial photographer and graphic designer working with regional to international clients through agencies, collaborations and independently as Wilkinson Media, (owned and operated since 2000). Prior work in London and New York with multiple firms in film and corporate design, clients included Disney, Virgin Interactive, and United Artists. Digital Media Arts instructor at Stuart Country Day School in Princeton. Occasional adjunct faculty at Rider University – Photography and Audio instruction.

Professional concentration: 
Editorial photo-journalism, magazine, industrial and architectural photography, corporate portraiture, product photography, and community engagement photography projects. Graphic design for small businesses and non-profits. Music composition, sound brand development, and short video production.
 
Clients served by Wilkinson Media: Siemens Corporation, Lenox, Pfizer Aviation, Merrill Lynch, Princeton University, Princeton Magazine, New Jersey State Museum, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Mid-Jersey Magazine, Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, Isles, Mercer Street Friends, William Trent House Museum, The Trenton Historical Society, and The Trenton Downtown Association.

AWARDS

Purchase Award, Mercer County Photography, 2019.
Best In Show, Mercer County Photography, 2015.
Best Music Video, Asbury Park Film Festival, 2013.
Best Experimental Film, Bucks County Film Festival, 2008.
Logo Lounge Vol. III, 2006.
Graphic Design USA, Film Poster, December 2005.
Graphic Design USA, Film Poster, December 2004.
Photo District News, Annual Competition, April 2003.
CAMA Award, Interactive Media (Merrill Lynch), 2003.
Special Achievement Award from Six Sigma (Merrill Lynch), 2002.
CAMA Award, Multi-Media Campaign (Merrill Lynch), 2001.
The UK Web Awards, most innovative website for Toy Story Internet Site, 1996.

 

TEACHING / LECTURING EXPERIENCE

Extensive experience teaching seminars in photography and video production to all ages and skill levels.

Stuart Country Day School (K-12), Princeton, NJ

Designed and developed Upper School Digital Arts program from 2015 to the present.
Class design and instruction for: Photography Intro, Intermediate and Advanced, Graphic Design I & II, and Leadership Through The Lens.

Rider University, Lawrencville, NJ
Music Production for Mass Media
Intro to Photography (asynchronous on-line summer course)
Intro to Photography – on site

APAD, A Photo A Day Project – Chapin School, Princeton, NJLearn the discipline of taking a photo a day, organizing images, and identifying subject interests.

Learn Time-lapse Photography – Princeton Photography Club, Princeton, NJ

A three session workshop covering the basics of time-lapse photography, equipment needed, creating and producing.
Learn Time-lapse for Video Art – Arts & Tech Meet Up, Artworks Trenton, NJ

Review of examples and discussion of process and technique of time-lapse in video art.

Photography for Community Impact – Princeton Photography Club, Princeton, NJ

Identify a social issue and create a photography series that will impact the community.

Composition on Location – Princeton Digital Workshop, Princeton, NJ

Hands-on instruction covering the rules of composition while on a photo walk in Lambertville, Princeton and Hamilton, NJ

Working in Series – Princeton Photography Club, Princeton, NJ

Identify and producing a consistent series of images for exhibition.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROJECTS

Original interactive photography projects / installations encourage community involvement and activism.
Projects democratize photographic practices by allowing visitors to generate content within a specific framework.
Commissions include: The Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, Artworks Trenton, and several I AM TRENTON grants.

PROFICIENCY TO TEACH IN

Digital Media Arts
Photography: Digital
Music production and sound design: Logic Pro X
Graphic design for print and web: Proficient in all design, multi-media, and internet software (Adobe Creative Suite).
Videography: Digital capture, processing and rendering with Premiere

PUBLICATIONS

National publications: The New York Times, Huffington Post, NBC New York (Nightly News), The Chronicle of Philanthropy,  The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Saturdays NYC, World Identity Lab, and SVA Journal.
Regional / Local publications: Princeton Magazine, Health Check (RWJUH), Mid-Jersey Magazine, PAW (Princeton Alumni Weekly), Suburban Life Magazine, Trenton Times, and US1 News.


WEBSITE TYPE CATEGORY URL    
PHOTOGRAPHY PEOPLE https://www.princetonportraitphotography.com/    
PHOTOGRAPHY PRODUCTS https://www.princetonproductphotography.com/    
SOUND ART MUSIC https://www.datawolf.net/    
PHOTO BASED ART PROJECTS ART https://www.behance.net/awilkinson/projects    
FOLK ART COLLABORATION ART / AUDIO https://www.creativeasfolk.com/    
VIDEO COLLECTION FILMS https://vimeo.com/user1838562    

ARTISTIC BIO / EXHIBITION HISTORY

Andrew Wilkinson is a student of perception, bridging culture and subculture with introspection, humor, and wit. Exhibiting for over fifteen years, Wilkinson continues to explore photography, media and public installation projects. His work has been shown regionally and internationally. Recent projects include a number of public installations for the community in the Trenton, New Jersey area through a series of grants from I AM TRENTON and Isles.

Formally trained in both fine art and media communications, Wilkinson combines both disciplines to create reconstructions of everyday objects into works that challenge perception and adding a familiar comfort. Iconic cultural imagery is gently reevaluated to encourage nostalgia from settled perceptions. Of his work, Wilkinson cites, “I am a custodian of identifying what was past and what is current, exploiting content into another accessible medium.”

Mainstream iconic pop images were drawn into Wilkinson’s new world after having moved to America from Southern England. Aspects of a new culture became amplified after moving to the USA and getting an introduction through watching American television. Everyday US culture such as: The Brady Bunch, The Monkees, the QVC Channel, K-mart, late night infomercials —  all became visually overwhelming. The output became art in the form of whichever media best suited the message.

Wilkinson’s work has been featured in the Jersey City Museum; Newark Library Prints Collection; Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art; Arizona Museum of Contemporary Art; Philadelphia Sculpture Gym; Arts Council of Princeton; D&R Greenway; Abington Arts Center; Artworks Trenton; Gallery 219 Trenton; West Windsor Arts Council; Ellarslie Museum; Trenton, among other venues overseas in the U.K., Russia and Beijing.

2022

November, Art for Ukraine, West Windsor Arts Council, NJ
November, Tiger Labs Art Installation, Princeton, NJ
December, Ellserslie City Museum of Trenton, NJ

2017

March, Mercer County Photography Exhibition, Pennington, NJ
April, Faculty Exhibition Stuart Country Day, Princeton, NJ
November, Art All Day, Trenton, NJ

2014

January, Process: Metal, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
January, The False Mirror, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

2013

January, Metal Works, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
January, New Media, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA
January, Photosynthesis, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
February, Before I Die – installation, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
May, Dangerous Blossoms, DR Greenway, Princeton, NJ
July, Unchained, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
November, Paperwork – Ellarslie Musuem, Trenton NJ
November, Field & Street, Chapin School, Princeton, NJ
November, ArtJam, Princeton, NJ

2012

March, PERFECT CITIZEN, TX, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Huntsville, Texas
April, H2O: Film on Water, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
April, Soul of Da Message, Trenton, NJApril, Pinot to Picasso, Princeton, NJ
July, Works In Wood, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
August, Small Works, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
September, Mixed Up, 219 Hanover, Trenton, NJ
November, 10×10 Artworks, Trenton, NJ
December, Bray / Wilkinson / Bottari, Bray Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
December, Projection, Mt. Holly Prison Museum, Burlington, NJ

2011

April, Pinot to Picasso, Princeton, NJ
April, The Da Rosa Group, Trenton, NJ
May, Art Jam (home Front), Princeton, NJ
June, Anthropological Wordsmith Picture Show, Trenton, NJ
July, Trenton Social, Trenton, NJ
September, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
November, West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
December, Small World Coffee, Princeton, NJ
December, Burlington State Prison Museum, MT. Holly NJ (FISH N CHIPS)

2010

October, Design Within Reach, Princeton, NJ
September, ‘EyeJinks’, Brain and Spine Institute, Princeton, NJ
September, ‘Member’s Show’, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
September, ‘White Trash Party’, Fleetwing Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
April, ‘Reality + Artifice’, NJ Sate Museum, Trenton, NJ
January, ‘CONSUMED’, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ
January, ‘Meta-More-Faces’, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

2009

August, ‘H2O:Film on Water’, Hanover, NH, Battleboro, VT and Newport, NH.
May, ‘Princeton Art Attack’, Princeton, NJ
January, ‘A Feast For The Eyes’, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ

2008

December, ‘WHITE HOT’, Badeebahdu, Philadelphia, PA
December, ‘Grand Small Works’ ,F.U.E.L Collection, Philadelphia, PA
October, ‘Speak Up, Speak Out’, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA
September, ‘Peekskill Project 08′, Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
May, ‘Mass Consumption’, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
April, ‘Return:Home’, Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ
March, ‘SCOPE’ video lounge, New York, NY
March, ‘SPRAWL’, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
March, ‘Store Front Films’, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2007

September, ‘How We See What We See ’, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
September, ‘Shoot ’, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ
September, ‘InFoucs’, Pennington, NJ
April, ‘Indoor Sculpture show’, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA

2006

April, ‘About Animal’, Lecture Series, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
May, ‘One Night In Hopewell’, Hopewell, NJ
June, ‘See, Buy, Love Art’, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ
September, Tropicalisms, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
September, School of Visual Arts Alumni Auction, New York, NY
November, Small Works, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ
November, Works In Wood, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA
November, Annual Juired Show, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA

2005

February, ‘Artists of Mercer County’, West Windsor, NJ
February-March, ‘The True Mirror’, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
September, School of Visual Arts Alumni Auction, New York, NY
December, ‘My America’, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ

2004

January, Artsbridge Second Open Photography Show, Lambertville, NJ
January, ‘Underexposed Six’ Tyler School of Art group show, Elkins Park, PA
February-March, Mercer County Artists Juried Exhibition, West Windsor, NJ
May-June, ‘Hybrid – The Crossbreeding of Painting & Photography’ South Orange, NJ

2003

February-March, ‘As You Like It’ SVA Gallery group show, NY
May, Winners/Photo District News Annual Competition
September, The New Century Art Exhibition, Bucks County, PA. Best In Sculpture Award
November, ‘Piggy Palace’ Group Show, Sugarloaf, NY

2002

April-May, Still In The Dark, SVA Gallery group show, NY
November, UnderXposed 18, SVA Gallery group show, NY
November, Siano Gallery, City Paper & Center for Photographic Image Winners’ Circle Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
December, John Knows Best, Annex Gallery Group Show, NY

2000

March-April, Multimedia Group Show, Khyber Upstairs Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
April, End of the Year SVA group show, NY (Received honorable mention)
May-June, Philips Mill Photography Show, New Hope, PA

1999

April-May, BCCC 34th Annual Student Exhibition, Newtown, PA
July-September, Woodwork & Furniture Showcase 1999, Frenchtown Art Center, Frenchtown, NJ
July-August, AWFS Woodworking Fair, Anaheim, CA
October-November, Works In Wood, Rago Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ

1998

Officially proclaimed the collaboration and took the name Guldsveinen
March-April, Diversity & Art, Frenchtown Art Center, Frenchtown, NJ
April-May, BCCC 33nd Annual Student Exhibition, Newtown, PA

1997

April-May, BCCC 32st Annual Student Exhibition, Newtown, PA
Urban Forest, HVCCA (Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art), Peekskill, NY, 2008