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Dr Ella Dreyfus

Head of Public Programs

BA Visual Arts (CAI, SCAE) Grad. Dip.Vis Arts (SCA, Uni Sydney) PhD Fine Arts (COFA, Uni NSW)
+612 9339 8744

Dr. Ella Dreyfus is an Australian contemporary visual artist, senior lecturer and Head of Public Programs at the National Art School. She is an award-winning artist and well known for her photographic exhibitions The Body Pregnant, Age and Consent, Transman, Under Twelve, Under Twenty, Scumbag, Intimate Distance and public installations Weight and Sea and Walking in Wiesbaden.

She won the inaugural Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture and was an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholar at the University of NSW. She was an Artist-in-Residence at the Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris in 2013, a Visual Arts Research Resident at the Banff Centre, Canada in 2014 and an Artist-in-Residence at the Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Germany in 2017.

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Office location: Building 22, National Art School
Phone: +612 9339 8744