Elizabeth Commandeur & Mark Starmach
Elizabeth Commandeur & Mark Starmach are an established advertising creative team and emerging artists, currently based in Sydney. Together, Mark and Elizabeth’s innovative and award-winning work ‘Tinder Takeover’ for Amnesty International and ‘GIFwrap’ has been recognised by the iAB, AIMIA, Advertising Age, and the Webby Awards in New York City. The pair recently collaborated on and completed their first artistic venture, Intangible Goods, originally commissioned by the City Of Sydney for Art & About in 2018, to an
overwhelmingly positive public response.
Liz is a senior art director with a background in visual communication, product management, and jewellery design. With over 10 years’ experience in advertising, Liz has worked in Sydney, New Zealand, Hong Kong and most recently Copenhagen where she was Associate Creative Director at VICE Scandinavia. Her work has been awarded in Cannes, D&AD, the Webbys, FWA, Spikes, ONE Show and NYFestivals. She has also judged the Webbys, FWA, AIMIA and was an AWARD School Tutor.
Mark is a writer and artist currently based in Sydney, with a background in advertising, communications, and public relations. Having graduated from UNSW in 2011 with first class honours for a practice-based thesis entitled ‘I was Here’, and completing AWARD School at M&C Saatchi in 2013, Mark’s work has since been recognised by Wordpress, Young Glory, and Cannes Young Lions.