Darryn Ansted

Lives and Works in the Western Australia. Dr Darryn Ansted is the Head of Painting in the School of Art and Design at Curtin University. He has exhibited internationally in over 30 projects and has taught art studio practice and art history/theory at the University of Western Australia and Curtin University at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. His practice involves experimentation with colour, perception, representation and painting’s relationship to ethics and society. He is particularly interested in both the history and contemporary potential of modernist strategies and processes. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with First Class Honours and holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia for research on the painting of Gerhard Richter.

2010 Doctor of Philosophy (University of Western Australia)
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts (University of Western Australia) with First Class Honours
2002 Bachelor of Arts (University of Western Australia)
Selected Exhibitions
2012 Collecting Shadows (solo), 18 August – 9 September, 2012, Melody Smith Gallery, Victoria Park, Western Australia
2012 Alight, 24 March – 22 April, 2012, The Oats Factory, Victoria Park, Western Australia
2012 Unspace Ground, 25 February 2012, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California
2011 Unrealised, 19 August – 17 September, 2011, Turner Galleries, Northbridge, Western Australia
2011 50/50 Sharing and the contemporary context, 28 April 2011, Intercontinental Hotel, Amman, Jordan
2011 2011 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, 15 April – 4 June, 2011 Melbourne, Australia
2011 The Image of Rapid Change workshop, 4 March – 11 March, 2011, Thinktank Gallery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
2010 Sentences on the banks and other activities, 13 November 2010 – 28 February 2011, Darat al-Funan, The Shoman Foundation, Curated by Abdellah Karroum and Ala Younis, Amman, Jordan
2010 The Demarcation Project (solo), 28 October 2010, Caravansarai, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 The Remember Project (solo), 23 October – 30 October 2010, Dar al Anda Gallery, Amman, Jordan
2010 Harbouring Histories, 1 September – 15 September, 2010, Durban University of Technology Gallery, Durban, South Africa
2010 The Migration of Ideas (solo), 28 June – 17 July, 2010, Dar al-Anda Gallery, Amman, Jordan
2010 Get Sm’art, 10 June – 13 August, 2010, John Curtin Gallery, Bentley, Western Australia
2010 Staff Room, 11 September – 25 September, 2010, Moores Building, Fremantle, Western Australia
2009 Staff Room, 25 September 2009, Moores Building, Fremantle, Western Australia
2008 Cameraless, 25 October – November 16, SpECtrUm Project Space, Perth, Western Australia