by Billy Gruner
Billy Gruner is the Founder Director at WEST Projects International. After completing his Phd in visual art from the University of Sydney, he worked in various associations such as NNAVA, lectured at universities, and designed and developed specialist art programs. Since 2000 he has travelled making exhibitions as a 20th century reductive artist and curating in that field. He is a practising artist, writer and curator working in the emergent artist arena. He has previously held positions on the boards of Raygun Projects, MOP, SNO, and MAP. He currently lives in Mount Tomah in the Greater Blue Mountains at ‘Joalah’, a 1970s historic garden created by the botanist NW Rodd and modernist residence by Corry Barraclough Wilson.