Academic Staff

Small classes and one-on-one interaction with our talented lecturers, who are all leading practitioners in the field in which they teach, contributes to an environment where creativity excels.

Roy Ananda

Roy Ananda

Head of Drawing and Lecturer, Sculpture

Roy Ananda is a South Australian artist, writer and lecturer. Since 2001 he has exhibited widely, holding solo exhibitions in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and regional Victoria as well as participating in dozens of group exhibitions around Australia. More…

Daryl Austin

Daryl Austin

Lecturer, Painting

Born in Lincoln, England, Daryl came to Australia and settled in Adelaide. Daryl has taught painting at Adelaide Central School of Art since 2001 and was was Head of Painting from 2006 - 2014. He is currently represented by the gagprojects, Adelaide South Australia. More...

 

 

Melanie Brown

Melanie Brown

Lecturer, Painting & Drawing

Melanie received her Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours) in 2008 from Adelaide Central School of Art. She was awarded several scholarships including the Alumni Award throughout her study at the School. More...

Deidre But-Husaim

Lecturer, Painting

Deidre But-Husaim is a visual artist based in Adelaide, oil painting is at the core of her art practice. She has held several solo exhibitions in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions. More...

Daniel Connell

Lecturer, Painting and Drawing

Daniel Connell studied part-time at Adelaide Central School of Art from 1997 to 2009 and has taught short courses in portraiture at the School since 2014. He has a Master of Visual Art and is currently a PhD candidate at UniSA, where he is investigating portraiture as a socially engaged practice. More...

Jack Cross

Jack Cross

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

Jack Cross grew up in the lower Flinders Ranges amid the influences of the German Lutheran community. He holds qualifications from Adelaide Teachers College, the University of Adelaide, the University of Melbourne and Stanford University in California, and has worked as a teacher, free-range poultry farmer and associate professor. More...

Johnnie Dady

Johnnie Dady

Lecturer, Drawing and Sculpture

Johnnie trained in both the UK and Australia primarily in sculpture. A particular interest in drawing eventually led to work in both 3-D and 2-D towards a hybrid that deals with drawing as ‘object’ in space. More...

Dr. Kirsty Darlaston

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

Kirsty  completed her doctorate at the UniSA, focusing on embodied encounters during a community tapestry project, in 2011. She has worked on a number of community tapestry projects in South Australia and Victoria and is the Project Officer for the Guildhouse Traditional Craft Skills Project. More...

Andrew Dearman

Dr. Andrew Dearman

Head of Department, Art History & Theory

Dr. Andrew Dearman joined Adelaide Central School of Art in 2012. His practice-led PhD dealt with the notion that contemporary art practice is a posed form of subjectivity - one which is determined less by the individual, and more by a plethora of social institutions and practices. More...

James Dodd

James Dodd

Lecturer, Drawing and Contemporary Studio Practice

James joined Adelaide Central School of Art as a lecturer in Contemporary Studio Practice in 2012. A graduate of the South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia (2009) More...

Nerina Dunt

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

Nerina Dunt is a researcher, writer and occasional curator.  Her most recent major project was the research and documentation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Collection held by the Flinders University Art Museum. More...

Trena Everuss

Trena Everuss

Lecturer, Drawing 

Trena has a Diploma of Teaching in Art and has over 15 years of teaching experience at Adelaide Central School of Art and the University of South Australia, and has conducted workshops at the Art Gallery of South Australia. More...

Nicholas Folland

Nicholas Folland

Head of Contemporary Studies and Sculpture 

Nicholas is an installation artist who currently lives and works in Adelaide. Nicholas was the SALA monograph artist for 2014 and that coincided with a major exhibition of his work, curated by Lisa Slade at the Art Gallery of SA More...

Zoe Freney

Zoe Freney

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

Zoe Freney is a writer and artist and educator based in the Adelaide Hills.

Zoe studied Visual Arts, majoring in Painting, at the Adelaide Central School of Art and Adelaide Centre for the Arts. More...

 

 

Sasha Grbich

Sasha Grbich

BVA and BVA (Hons) Coordinator and Lecturer, Drawing and Foundation Studies

Sasha graduated from both Flinders University Screen Studies and the Adelaide Central School of Art Honours degree in 2003. Since graduating she has worked in a wide variety of roles across the visual arts More...

Rob Gutteridge

Rob Gutteridge

Lecturer, Drawing and Painting 

Born in England, Rob is an Australian artist based in Adelaide. With a Diploma of Fine Art (Painting), Graduate Diploma of Adult Education, and Graduate Diploma Visual Arts, Rob has lectured in tertiary education throughout South Australia. More...

Sue Kneebone

Dr. Sue Kneebone

Lecturer, Professional Studies & Foundation Studies

Dr. Sue Kneebone is a nationally recognised visual artist with a PhD from the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia and a Masters in Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts. More...

Monte Masi

Monte Masi

Lecturer, Contemporary Studio Practice

Monte Masi uses humour and conviviality to productively complicate his relationship with artists, audiences and other publics. More...

Jessica Mara

Jessica Mara

Currently on maternity leave

Jessica received her Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours) in 2006 from Adelaide Central School of Art. In 2007 she was the recipient of the Hill Smith Gallery/Malaysia Airlines Travel Award and has been actively exhibiting since. More...

John Neylon

John Neylon

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

John Neylon is an Adelaide-based independent author, curator and formerly Head of Education, Art Gallery of South Australia (1988 – 2005). More...

Christopher Orchard

Associate Professor Lecturer, Drawing

Christopher is one of the leading exponents of the drawn image in Australia and is well recognised by his peers in Australia, Europe and the United States. More...

Sally Parnis

Lecturer, Drawing

Sally Parnis is a retired anesthetist and graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Art with Honours from Adelaide Central School of Art in 2009.Her artmaking practice is based on daily observational digital drawings produced using an iPad and drawing application, from which studio work is developed. More...

Annalise Rees

Annalise Rees

Currently on leave to complete her PhD

Graduating in 2004, Annalise completed a Bachelor of Visual Art with Honours, majoring in sculpture from the Adelaide Central School of Art through their scholarship program. More...

Mary-Jean Richardson

Mary-Jean Richardson

Head of Painting

A graduate of the Adelaide Central School of Art with an MVA from the University of South Australia, Mary-Jean’s art practice is specifically motivated by the interplay of traditions and transgression via painting’s mobility, mutability and capacity for reinvention. More...

Julia Robinson

Julia Robinson

Lecturer, Sculpture and Foundation Studies

Julia Robinson is an Adelaide based visual artist working in the field of sculpture and installation. Her work stems from an enduring interest in various human responses to death, encompassing fear, religion and ritual. More...

Yve Thompson

Yve Thompson

Lecturer, Drawing

Yve worked largely as a graphic designer in an architecture and urban design environment before moving from the Blue Mountains in NSW to the McLaren Vale area of South Australia in 1998. More...

Luke Thurgate

Luke Thurgate

Lecturer, Professional Studies & Drawing

Luke Thurgate is an artist and educator who joined the team at the Adelaide Central School of Art in 2014. Luke was a drawing major at the University of Newcastle, graduating with a Bachelor of Visual Art in 2007. More...

Lucy Turnbull

Currently on leave to complete her Master of Fine Arts in New York

In 2016 Lucy Turnbull participated in the Fall Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson at the New York Studio School and was accepted to study her Master of Fine Arts there in 2017. She is an Associate Artist of Hill Smith Gallery and More...

 

Sera Waters

Sera Waters

Currently on leave to complete her PhD 

Sera Waters is an Adelaide based artist, writer and lecturer. She is a studio member of The Incinerator, Thebarton, exhibits locally, interstate and internationally, and teaches art history and theory at Adelaide Central School of Art and in the Postgraduate Art History program, Adelaide University. More...