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Professor Ted Snell

Professor Ted Snell AM CitWA is Chief Cultural Officer at the University of Western Australia, responsible for the Cultural Precinct on campus, which includes the Berndt Museum, the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art and the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.


The Cultural Precinct presents an ongoing program of exhibitions, events and associated public and academic programs that examine current issues. Over the past three years the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery has showcased the work of artist’s with a disability, developed a Disability Access program and engaged audiences with the aim of increasing their powers to be affected by the art they encounter and hence increase their sense of wellbeing.  


Ted has published widely on Australian contemporary Art and culture. His monograph on artist Stan Hopewell explored the dividend of longevity and late-onset creativity through the work of an artist who at the age of eighty found inspiration and hope in the act of painting the events of his life: Ted Snell, Stan Hopewell: Facing the Stars, (UWAP, Perth, 2013). In 2013 The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery published a book to accompany the exhibition HERE&NOW13: eleven contemporary Western Australian artists (LWAG, 2013)


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