Ashleigh Darrie Aboriginal Artist Ashleigh Darrie Aboriginal Artist


Art Squad
October 2018 - October 2020
Initiated through a partnership between Carclew and Country Arts SA, Art Squad comprises creative young people aged 18–23 years, living in regional, rural or remote South Australia who want to build their own creative career pathways while also delivering arts programs within their own communities.They have been supported over the next two years by a creative producer from Country Arts SA to generate and deliver creative projects in their communities and support other members to do the same in their own regions.

Our Place
27 September - 4 November 2019
Discover, explore and contribute to the art and culture of 'Our Place '. The exhibition involved the works of local Aboriginal Artists Amanda Westley, Phyllis Williams, Cedric Varcoe, Lyn Lovegrove Neimz, Joanne Darrie, Jimmy Hurford and Ashleigh Darrie along with examples of some of our well-known local public art makers.

I am Brave
31 January - 29 March 2020
A gathering of women, sharing their stories to raise awareness through a creative lens of what they have experienced and overcome, and determined to spread the word and speak about sexual assault with strength and courage.

13 November 2020
NAIDOC Week 2020 facilitates the perfect opportunity for the resurgence of indigenous communities to be united by Culture, Language, Song and Music. TREATY welcomes and encourages the participation of remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, whilst offering the opportunity for creative collaboration in metropolitan Adelaide. It is anticipated that TREATY will open performance pathways into in the SA music community and beyond. Ashleigh supplied artwork for promotional materials and displayer her piece "We Stand in Distress" at Tandanya during the event.

Country Arts SA Postcard Exchange
2020 - 2021
Five artists, including a mother-daughter duo, will have their artwork sent across Australia as part of a Country Arts SA initiative to give emerging/early-career artists from regional South Australia a bigger audience. Catherine Warnest (Willalooka, Limestone Coast), Kelly Taylor and T’Keyah Ware (Ceduna, West Coast), Monika Morgenstern (Strathalbyn, Alexandrina Council), Ashleigh Darrie (Hindmarsh Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula) and Ria Byass (Kangaroo Island) will create an artwork that will be used on greeting cards to be sent across the nation. The cards will be used to send notes of congratulations, thank you, season greetings and more to Country Arts SA friends, patrons, partners and collaborators across Australia.

For further details you can view my curriculum vitae here