Staff profile - Simon Grennan

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Mr Simon Grennan

Position: Lecturer in Visual Arts
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Communication & Creative Arts
Campus: P4.35, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517636 +61 3 92517636


Biography summary

Simon Grennan is a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts with specializations in painting, drawing and printmaking. More recently his creative interests have extended to video installation and cross-institutional collaborations.  Grennan's current research interest lies in the relationship between the idea of landscape and consciousness (particularly consciousness in the context of our emmerging scientific understanding of the mind/brain).


  • Bachelor of Visual Arts, 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)

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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