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2 – 9 July 2023
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Daren Dunn

Daren Dunn

Artist of the Year

Daren Dunn is a Gamilaroi man from New South Wales and world renowned artist who has exhibited in Italy, Russia, Ireland, China, the United States and Japan.

Not limited to the canvas, Daren has hand painted a cricket bat for Prince William, high heels for Princess Kate, a golf bag for Tiger Woods and Football boots for David Beckham.

A dedicated educator, Daren has worked with Indigenous youth for 23 years. His passions are sharing his knowledge and skills in art, fostering a love and respect for Aboriginal culture and giving back to the community.

Recently Daren has been running his ‘Get Black On Ya Feet’ program with Lurnea High School, teaching students techniques to create their own artworks and helping them collaborate to create a 12 metre mural for the school.

Daren’s main goal in his work with students is to ensure sustainability in Indigenous education for future generations.