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Dr Maryanne Coutts

Head of Drawing

BFA (VCA), Grad Dip (UNSW) PhD (Ballarat)
+612 9339 8744

Maryanne Coutts completed a PHD at the University of Ballarat in 1999 and has taught at Monash University, the Australian Catholic University, University of Ballarat, Latrobe University and the National Art School, where she is currently Head of Drawing. She works with animation, watercolour and drawing to explore the human experience of the passage of time. Coutts’ work has been included in group exhibitions throughout Australia and overseas. She was awarded the Portia Geach Memorial Award in 2007. Her work is held by several regional and tertiary collections.


Areas of Specialisation:

Maryanne’s particular areas of interest and specialization include Drawing and Time, Animation, Narrative and Literature Theory, Poetics of Mass Media, Textiles, Contemporary Drawing Practices and Journaling.


Courses and Subjects Taught: 

DRA100 Drawing 1
DRA200 Drawing 2
DRA300 Drawing 3
DRA400 Drawing 4
MFA Supervision

Office location: The Chapel, Building 28, National Art School
Phone: +612 9339 8744
Email: enquiries@nas.edu.au