Melanie Dare

Melanie Dare is a visual artist and art educator who completed Honours, BA (Arts).in 1999. Art is her way of exploring and articulating ideas and feelings in order to understand the world and herself. When teaching she seeks to create a supportive environment in which others can learn new skills and explore creativity. The artist has an extensive exhibition history (both national and international) including 9 solo, 3 duos and numerous curated exhibitions and prestigious art prizes. Her work has been awarded 6 art awards. Dare has taught art in many different organisations including Tafe, Curtin university, prisons and Nascha Inc (disabilities).