UNSW Art and Design

Performers from NIDA

UNSW and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), are working together to boost performance arts collaborations and educational opportunities.

Vivid Sydney 2019

UNSW students and staff showcase their passion, talents and imagination at Vivid Sydney 2019, with four installations that will encourage visitors to wonder and dream.

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

UNSW Art & Design lecturer and ceramicist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran creates colourful sculptures which draw on his Hindu and Christian heritage as well as the internet, pornography, fashion and art history.


Army ration biscuits known as 'Anzac tiles' were durable but bland - as Australian war archives show, they served as stationery, Christmas cards and and the basis of art.


How much of our natural environment will be artificial in the future? Artist Josh Wodak is applying a new lens to the world of synthetic biology.

11 Archibald 1

Art student Mike Barnard’s subtle portrait of his dying mother,You Beautiful Fighter, has won him a finalist spot in the Archibald Prize alongside a string of UNSW alumni.