Bernard Higgins

Bernard Higgins is a Wagga Wagga based animator and a proud Wiradjuri man who graduated from the Charles Sturt University (CSU) Bachelor of Animation and Visual Effects in 2019 and was accepted into the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 2020. His animations have been
displayed in art galleries and museums throughout New South Wales. Bernard also owns and operates Birdyulang Animations, an animation and visual effects business based in Wagga Wagga. In 2020, Bernard received a philanthropic grant from CSU to support his honours research project co-designing educational animations with remote Indigenous communities in northern Queensland and won the Best Honours Presentation prize at the 2020 CSU Faculty of Science HDR Symposium. Bernard was also selected to present his research at OCURA 2020 and was a panellist presenting his research and other projects at Artstate NSW 2020. Bernard is currently employed by Charles Sturt University to update their Indigenous educational media resources within the Department of Learning and Teaching.

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