C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
T H E A C O S T A N T I N O
12th recipient of the
Galerie Düsseldorf / Curtin University.
Department of Art
Post Graduate Scholarship Award.
Inaugurated in 1998.
to an 'outstanding' Post Graduate Art student
from Curtin University, Department of Art.
The selection process takes place at the annual
graduating postgraduate students exhibition
at the John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University.
Douglas Sheerer, co-director of Galerie Düsseldorf
the Head of the Art Department and the
Director of the John Curtin Gallery
are responsible for making the selection.
Graduating Postgraduate Students exhibition
John Curtin Gallery
Curtin University of Technology
Post Graduate exhibition from the
School of Design and Art
16 September - 10 December 2010
Curtin University's School of Design
and Art John Curtin Gallery present
solo exhibitions by five female artists
Creative Arts, Masters of Philosophy and Masters of Arts.
Thea Costantino, Tanya Lee, Lee Mansbridge
Anna Nazzari and Angela Stewart
all work in various mediums to explore
historical imagery, modes of record and
distortions of truth and ritual.
Thea Costantino, artist
Thea was born in Kalgoorlie, WA in 1980.
She holds a BA Fine Arts (with Honours)
and a BA Literary Studies from Curtin University.
Thea is currently completing her PhD at Curtin
University, investigating the grotesque as a
mode for the representation of history in visual
art, literature and film. An artist, writer and
emerging curator, Thea’s interdisciplinary
background reflects her approach to creative
practice. Her visual arts practice encompasses
sculpture, installation, animation, performance
In 2002 Thea wrote and directed
Psychoarchitectural Pleasure Tours, a series of
vignettes that took place throughout four rooms
in Hotel6151. She has recently written a work
for theatre, Heart of Gold, in collaboration with
Tarryn Gill & Pilar Mata Dupont which is
scheduled for production in 2009. Thea’s critical
writing has been published in art journals
including Artlink, Photofile and RealTime + On