Andrew Purvis

Andrew Purvis has a Bachelor of Arts (Art, Honours) (2010) and a Masters of Arts (Art) (2012) from Curtin University, Perth. He has previously worked as the Project Officer for Visual Arts, Craft and Writing at the Department of Culture and the Arts in Western Australia.

An accomplished curator and artist, Purvis has curated a series of ambitious exhibitions in Western Australia, most notably at the Fremantle Arts Centre and the Lawrence Wilson Gallery. He has also assisted with the execution of a number of large-scale commissions.

Purvis is interested in bringing his Western Australian networks into conversation with South Australian arts practices having previously worked with Perth-based artists including Rebecca Baumann and Abdul-Rahman Abdullah. He has a particular interest in exhibition design and generating subtle interactions and conversations between art works.