Damien Shen is a South Australian man of Ngarrindjeri (Aboriginal) and Chinese descent. As an artist he draws on both of these powerful cultural influences to create works of intense personal meaning. In using his artistic talent to share his story, he aims to open the eyes of viewers to new ways of seeing Australian identity and Aboriginal art. In February 2016, Damien Shen was the winner of the Blake Prize (emerging category), in December 2015 the winner of the Prospect Portraiture prize, and a finalist in the prestigious Whyalla Art Prize and Telstra National

Drawing with Damien
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Last updated: 14 August 2023