Dr Anna Nazzari  

Curtin University (Bentley, WA) 

D.O.B.: 1976
2005-2020: Lecturer at Curtin University's School of Design and Art, OUA Art Studies – unit coordinating visual art research and studio practice, tutoring in art theory and studio practice in the undergraduate program.
EDUCATION: Curtin University, Bentley, WA
2004-11: PhD – Casino Sisyphus - The Absurd Fate of Gender Ambiguous Narratives
2003: Bachelor of Arts (Art) with Distinction and First Class (Hons)
GRANTS: Department of the Culture and Arts
2014: Recipient of Development Grant for the Production of New Work
AWARDS: Films:
2019-20: Dark Water (co-director and writer)
  Best Horror Short Film, San Jose Film Festival, Costa Rica
  Best VFX, Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Calcutta
  Cetaphobia (co-director and producer)
2015: Best Horror/Sci-Fi Short Film, Paris Short Film Festival, Paris
  Best Experimental Short Film, International Horror Hotel, Ohio, USA

Official selection in Cellar Door Film Festival, Ottawa, Canada

  Curtin University Awards
2005: Executive Dean's Award
2004: Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship
2003: Honours Theory Award
2002: Outstanding student in third year visual research
  Outstanding student in third year studio
  High Achievement Certificate
  Vice Chancellor's List, Semester 2
  Vice Chancellor's List, Semester 1
2001: Vice Chancellor's List, Semester 1
  Shining Star Award
2000: Vice Chancellor's List, Semester 1
2006: De-Function - Moores Building, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
 2013: The Oracle – Turner Galleries, Northbridge, WA
 2011: Horse Play – Turner Galleries, Northbridge, WA 
 2010: Casino Sisyphus – DOFA Graduation Show John Curtin Gallery, Bentley, WA 
 2004: Gadgeteer - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, VIC 
  Collaborative Solos
2019: Fauna Flesh Flora - Turner Galleries, Northbridge, WA
  Dark Water - Linden New Art, St Kilda, Victoria
2017: Open Water: The Offering - Firstdraft Gallery, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW 
  Open Water: The Offering - Moana Project Space, Perth, WA
  Open Water: The Offering - Art Biennale, High Tide, Fremantle, WA
2022: What Remains - Lost Eden Gallery, Dwellingup, WA
  Strangers on the Shore - Holmes a Court Gallery, West Perth, WA
2021: Totemism: Climate Altered Species - Spectrum Project Space, Mount Lawley, WA
  The Dark Side - Gallery 25, Mount Lawley, WA & There Is, Northbridge, WA
  Transmigrations - Niysztor Studio, Palmyra, WA
2018: Animaze - Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle, WA
  Dark Swan - Packenham Street Art Space, Fremantle, WA
  The Alice Prize - Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT
2017: Trespasses - Turner Galleries, Northbridge, WA
2016: Fright Night Film Festival - Outer Loop, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  Polygraphics: Walking the Line - Central Gallery, Perth, WA
2015: Basement Films: Experiments in Cinema - The Guild Cinema, Alberquerque, New Mexico
  The Scrimshaw Project - Spaced 2, Future Recall - Western Australian Museum, Perth, WA
2014: Fremantle Print Award - Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA
  Staff Show - Pakenham Street Art Space, Fremantle, WA
  Otherworldly - Heathcote Museum and Gallery, Applecross, WA
  Flawless Measures – Melody Smith Gallery, Carlisle, WA
2013: Staff Show - Moores Building, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
2012: Staff Show – Moores Building, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
  Joondalup Art Prize – Joondalup Shopping Centre, Joondalup, WA
  A Magnificent World - Venn Gallery, Perth, WA
2008: Engaging Place(s) Engaging Culture(s) – Conference Exhibition, Curtin, Bentley, WA
2007: Economy – Pica - Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
2006: De-Function - Moores Building, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
  Devil at the Church - The Church Gallery, Northbridge, WA
  From Space to Place - Pica - Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, WA
2004: Figured Out - The Church Gallery, Claremont, WA
  Terminal - Fremantle Passenger Terminal, Fremantle, WA
2003: When Will I See You Again - Curtin Graduation Show, John Curtin Gallery, Bentley, WA
  Hatched - National Graduate Exhibition, PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, WA
2002: Gift Horse - Moores Building, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
2014: The Scrimshaw Project, Spaced 2, Future Recall, Western Australia Museum, Albany - November - December
2013: The Scrimshaw Project, Spaced 2, Future Recall, Western Australia Museum, Albany – November - December
2004: From Space to Place, International Art Space, Kellerberrin, WA - August - September
2013: Sullivan, G: Spaced: The Next Frontiers, Arts & Culture, Scoop 66 Summer Edition
2013: Weston, G: Octopus Oracle is Serious Fun, The West Australian, Weekend Extra, April 20
2011: Nicholls, A: Wooden Parlour Games, Australian Art Review, Set-Oct Issue#29
2011: Spencer, R: Undiscovered: Anna Nazzari, Australian Art Collector, Apr-Jun Issue#56, 134
2008: Coates, E: Out of the Box: Economy in Perth, Art Monthly, June 2008 Issue#210, 29
2008: Costantino, T: Economy, Artlink, Volume 28, 91
2006: Spencer, R: An Uncanny Landscape, The West Australian, Weekend Extra, November 25, 13
2003: Nicholls, A: Emerging into Australia, (review of Hatched), Shout Newspaper, June/July Issue, 10
  White, M: Triple J, interview for Hatched 
  Willan, F: Roadkill, Perth Independent, June Issue, 10
  Smith, N: Artists in Embryo, The West Australian, May 28, 6
2002: Tasker, S.J: Siblings Differ in Art Style, Kalgoorlie Miner, December 27, 27
  Banks, R: Saddling up a Gift Horse, The West Australian, July 9
2016: "Residency: An Account of Otherworldly Dwelling and the Artefacts of Place" In Visual Arts
  Practice and Affect: Place, Materiality and Embodied Knowing.
  Editor Dr Ann Schilo. Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield, London.