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Ted Snell, AM, CitWA, was born in 1949 in Geraldton, Western Australia. After completing an Associateship in Art Teaching he travelled to England to undertake postgraduate study in Birmingham. He returned to Australia and began teaching part-time at WAIT (now Curtin University), where he was Professor of Contemporary Art and Dean of Art, John Curtin Gallery. In 2009 he was appointed as Director of the Cultural Precinct at the University of Western Australia.
He has been a commentator on the arts for ABC radio and television and The Australian, and has contributed to local and national journals. He has published several books and has curated numerous exhibitions, many of which document the visual culture of Western Australia.
Awards: Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 2003).
Hanley, Luceille (ed.), Rie Heymans, John McPhee, Ted Snell 1984, Joan Campbell: Potter, Fremantle Arts Centre Press; photographs Roger Garwood.
1988, The Artist's Rottnest, Fremantle Arts Centre Press.
1989, Degrees of Excellence, Curtin University of Technology.
1991, Arthur Russell in Retrospect, University of Western Australian Press.
1992, Salvatore Zofrea: Images From The Psalms, Craftsman House Press, Sydney.
1999, Howard Taylor - In Private Hands, Erica Underwood Gallery, Visual Culture Research Unit, Curtin University of Technology.
1992, Orientations, Fremantle Arts Centre, Visual Culture Research Unit, Curtin University of Technology.
1993, Imagini dai Salmi: Salvatore Zofrea, G+B Arts International Ltd, Basel & Sydney.
1995, Howard Taylor - Forest Figure, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle.
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