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Joe Chelkowski (Chelko) is a Tasmanian based freelance creative. With extensive experience as a Creative Director in a studio environment, Joe has directed his focus back into his freelance studio business based in Hobart, Tasmania.

Joe loves collaborating and connecting with people who are passionate about their ideas, helping them bring creative projects and business’ to life.

Joe has a Fine Arts degree (photography, multimedia and painting), a Diploma in Graphic design and has been a commercial graphic designer, web developer, videographer and photographer for the last 10 years.

Chelko remains committed to continue working with all ongoing Submerge Creative and Studiogreen clients across Australia and New Zealand, and is looking forward to building new relationships in the near future.


products + portraits + landscape + drone + architectural + styled shoots + studio available

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect
Mark Twain

graphic design.

logos + brand + brochures + signage 

video &

Promo + short form video + watch this space!

web design.

UX + front end development + wordpress + shopify + custom ASP.NET + support with hosting & domains

the tasmanian tuxedo.

A journey of Tasmanian stories – Chelko is the co-founder, designer and photographer at the online magazine, ‘The Tasmanian Tuxedo’. 


Joe is first class when it comes to his web building, layout, design and incredible photography. Joe worked with my particular style that I had in mind and has created a website with beautiful imagery and the overall look is exactly what I had envisioned. I now have a professional and inviting website that’s user friendly for my customers. I can’t speak highly enough of his work and would recommend him to anyone!

Anna Thomason

Salamanca Skincare

I have now engaged Joe’s services twice for the construction of websites.
Joe designed our business Logo, did some excellent photography/Video and built our website, all which exceeded our expectations. He is a pleasure to work with and is full of great ideas.
I would highly recommend Joe to anyone wanting seriously professional creative work.

Rohan Spaulding

Bushfire Pro Tasmania

I had the absolute pleasure to work with Joe Chelkowski to produce a video for our business, Healthy Horizons. Joe’s attention to detail, ability to make people feel comfortable in front of the camera and his expertise in the production phase have left us with a creation way above anything I could have imagined. Pure Genius!

Christine Gaby

Healthy Horizons

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