Professor Ted Snell, AM CitWA, is Chief Cultural Officer at the University of Western Australia. Over the past two decades, he has contributed to the national arts agenda through roles as Chair of the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council, Chair of Artbank, Chair of the Asialink Visual Arts Advisory Committee and as a Board member of the National Association for the Visual Arts. He is currently on the board of the UQ Art Museum, the ARC Advisory Council, Chair of the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide and Chair of University Art Museums Australia. He has been a commentator on the arts for ABC radio and television and is currently Perth art reviewer for The Australian and a regular contributor to local and national journals.
As well as the ongoing partnership with the School Board, Professor Ted Snell has generously offered his services as Patron of the Gifted and Talented Visual Arts Program.
Professor Ted Snell attended the Primary School Art Exhibition on Wednesday 13 September and presented Excellence and Commendation Awards to Year 5 and Year 6 students from our local intake primary schools. He also presented his own award, Patron of Gifted and Talented Visual Arts Award.