Troy Ruffels - Tasmania
Troy ruffles currently lives and works on the North West Coast of Tasmania, and is Head of Photomedia at the Tasmanian College of the Arts, Inveresk Campus, University of Tasmania.
Ruffels has travelled and exhibited widely, holding solo exhibitions both nationally within Australia, and internationally in Spain, Malaysia, Singapore and the UK. His work has been featured in numerous Australian and internationally curated group survey exhibitions, having work represented at venues in New York, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Malaysia and Singapore. Ruffels lived and worked in Malaysia 2003 – 04 when he undertook the Rimbun Dahan Residency Program supported by Angela Hijjas and Hijjas Kasturi, - an experience that has left a lasting impression on his life and work. Ruffels is the recipient of over a dozen grants and awards including three New Work Grants from the Australia Council. His work is held in numerous public and private collections both in Australia and internationally.