BJARNI WARK is the founder and business owner of HAPPY DECAY.
HAPPY DECAY provides a complete service from consultation, conceptual development, project management, and art curation to final installation.
Certificate IV in Frontline Management Attainments
2014 – Adult Ed
Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design
2001 – 2002 Canberra Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts + Honours
1994 – 1997 The Australian National University
First class honours with high distinction
This is a selection to showcase a diversity of clients and projects. Working with large international companies, Government agencies, and community projects.
2023 PORSCHE – 75-year celebration
The design brief directive from the Porsche headquarters in Germany was to get creative with the upcoming 75 years event. A custom 8m tall mural was painted in the Sydney dealership in Alexandria.
2023 Blacktown City Council – Community Park Activation
Designed and painted inclusive street art, encouraging all members of the community to be involved, from girls and women to persons with disabilities and culturally/ linguistically diverse groups. View the final work.
2022 Nike & Foot Locker Store Brisbane
Custom mural design to enhance basketball space within the new Foot Locker store on Albert St in Brisbane. View the final work.
2022 Meta (Facebook) & Instagram – InstallationCreate artwork with a focus on an educational experience that positions Instagram Reels and Oculus Quest as the tools enabling the advertising community to pioneer the next era of business/advertising. View the final work.
2022 Greater Dandenong Council – Laneway Activation
A pavement mural project as part of a placemaking public artwork to help make the laneway more accessible and inviting to use. View the final work.
2022 Chester Hill Public School – School revitalisation
The direction for the 5 murals was to revitalise the existing buildings to contribute towards a more positive space at the school. View the final work.
2021 PRADA & ADIDAS – Instore live event
On purchasing their Adidas sneaker collaboration each customer was presented with a customised illustration graffiti-style signature card live in the store. View the final work.
2021 Stockland – Placemaking
The 60-metre long mural project focuses on being a bright gateway to welcome and embraces people coming into the building. View the final work.
2020 City Renewal Authority in Canberra – Floriade
This was a great mural to paint in the heart of Civic. The street art brought additional life into the main area for people who gathered and walked through this part of the city. View the final work.
2019 Transport for NSW – NYE live mural painting
The location was on the Cahill Expressway which overlooked Circular Quay facing the Sydney Harbour Bridge fireworks. View the final work.
Festivals / Events
A range of festivals I have been selected to paint murals at.
2023 Walk the walls – Cronulla
2022 Surface Urban Art Festival – Canberra
2021 REVIVE Mural Festival – Batemans Bay
2020 Surface Festival – Gold Coast
2019 UNcontained Art Festival – Kogarah
2019 ReAnimate – Penrith
2018 Art not Apart – Canberra
PUBLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS
Will be updating soon.