Neon Parc acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong Boon Wurrung as the Traditional Owners and sovereign custodians of the Country on which we operate. We pay our deepest respects to their Elders past and present. Always was, always will be Aboriginal land.

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Born 1974 Warrane/Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia.

Darren Sylvester, installation view, 'Carve a Future, Devour Everything, Become Something', NGV Australia, 1 March – 30 June 2019. Photography: Tom Ross

Selected works (80)

Exhibitions (5)

Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Recent Solo Exhibitions

‘2 Telegenic 2 Die’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘The Stars Know My Name’, Hellenic Museum, Melbourne
‘Shoobie Doobie’, Neon Parc Brunswick, Melbourne
‘Treasure Island’, Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW
‘Balustrade Stake’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Carve a Future’, Devour Everything, Become Something, National Gallery of Victoria
‘Forever Twenty One’ Neon Parc City, Melbourne
‘Out of Life’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester’, Neon Parc Brunswick, Melbourne
‘Broken Model’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester’, NADA Miami, Neon Parc
‘Dreams End With You’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Won’, Alaska Projects, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester’, VOLTA NY, Soho, New York, USA
‘Darren Sylvester’, Alice Euphemia, Part of L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne
‘Studio 12 Exhibition’, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne Darren Sylvester,
Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester – Take Me To You’, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), Singapore
‘Darren Sylvester - Large Format Works’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Darren Sylvester’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

‘Maria Kozic x Darren Sylvester’, Neon Parc, Melbourne
‘A Commodity is a Strange Thing’, Cellar Door⁣, Sydney
‘2022 Adelaide Biennial: Free/State’, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
‘The National’, Carriageworks, Sydney
‘The Sculptural Body’, MUMA, Melbourne
‘Only Fans’, Neon Parc (online), Melbourne
‘Annual Summer Group Show’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘House Arrest’, Neon Parc, Melbourne
‘Sydney Contemporary’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Carriageworks, Sydney
‘Remembrance’, The American Club, Singapore
‘Annual Group Show’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
‘Looking But Not Seeing’, Benalla Art Gallery, curated by Kiron Robinson
‘Misshaped Head’, Neon Parc Brunswick
Art Basel Hong Kong, Sullivan+Strumpf, Hong Kong
‘Spring1883’, Sydney, Neon Parc
‘Art Stage Jakarta’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sheraton Grand Jakarta Granaria City Hotel Arrival, Singapore
‘Group Exhibition’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Midwinter Masters: Percy Grainger: In the Company of Strangers’, The Gallery, Bayside Arts
Centre, Victoria
‘Outside Thoughts’, Contemporary Art Tasmania
‘10 Year Anniversary Group Exhibition’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Cars = My Automolove’, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture
‘Wildcards: Bill Henson’, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC, Feb-March Animal Ark / Animal Art, Art Gallery of Western Australia
‘Video’, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
‘Melbourne Now’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
‘National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize’, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
‘Burqas, veils and hoodies’, Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, Melbourne
‘NGV Studio: Wired for Melbourne Sound’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
‘Space Oddity’, Linden Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
‘Make Up: Painted Faces in Contemporary Photography’, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
‘Surface Noise’, Bus Projects, Melbourne
White Night Festival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
‘We used to talk about love: Balnaves Contemporary’, Art Gallery of New South Wales,
curator Natasha Bullock, Sydney
Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney
;Burqas, veils and hoodies’, Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, Dandenong
‘Lumens Festival: Curating the Ancient City’, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Like, Casula
Powerhouse, Sydney
‘Chromagenic’, Media House Gallery, The Age Building, Melbourne Sense of Place, Lux
Media Arts, ‘touring’
‘Project 12: This is not a Love Song’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
‘What’s in a Face? Aspects of portrait photography’, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
‘Studio Artists Exhibition’, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
‘SUBTEXT: Artists and Writing’, West Space, Melbourne
‘Black Box<>White Cube—Aspects of Performance in Contemporary Australian Art’, The Arts
Centre, Melbourne
‘Jospehine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award’, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold
‘Art Stage Singapore’, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
‘Power Chicks and Men Who Sew’, Deloitte, Sydney
‘Mortality’, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
‘Autumn Masterpieces’, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
‘Double Exposure’, Viscopy Gallery, Sydney
‘ARTHK2010’, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Hong Kong SSFA10, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Australia Council for the Arts
Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
City of Port Phillip, Melbourne
Daniel & Danielle Besen Collection
Edith Cowan University, Perth
Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
Horsham Regional Gallery, Horsham
La Trobe University, Melbourne
Melbourne University, Baillieu Library, Melbourne Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne Monash
University Collection, Melbourne
Murdoch University Collection, Perth
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Sir Elton John Collection
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Private collections throughout Australasia, United States, United Kingdom, China