Staff profile - Simon Grennan

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Mr Simon Grennan

Position: Lecturer In Visual Arts
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SCCA Arts & Ed
Campus: P4.35, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17636 +61 3 925 17636


Biography summary

Simon Grennan is a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts at Deakin University where he teaches contemporary art practice. Along with specialisations in painting, drawing, and printmaking, his creative interests have more recently extended to video installation and cross institutional collaborations.  Grennan holds a Bachelor degree in Visual Arts and a Masters degree in Education. His current PhD research  focuses on the relationship between landscape and consciousness, particularly consciousness in the context of our emerging scientific understanding of the mind/brain.


  • Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons), Griffith University, 1995
  • Master of Education, Griffith University, 2006


Teaching Interests

Painting, drawing, contemporary art

Expertise categories

Expertise summary

Painting Printmaking Drawing Landscape theory and practice Art theory

Knowledge areas

Contemporary art

Studio practice (painting, drawing, printmaking, video installation)

Landscape (landscape and consciousness)

Curriculum design

Conferences and seminars

6th International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2013

5th International Conference on  Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2015


Research projects

 PhD project: landscape and  consciousness studies.

Bridge Project

Research interests


Landcsape and consciousness

Creativity and creative expertise in the visual arts


Research page

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