Dean Cross is a First Nations trans-disciplinary artist.
He has been formally trained in both Contemporary Dance and Sculpture, and works across the sculptural and pictorial fields. Through this he attempts to re-evaluate and re-construct
what it means to be Australian in the 21st Century, and how that fits within our globalised
world. He has been involved in numerous exhibitions and prizes including Tarnanthi at The
Art Gallery of South Australia (2017), The Churchie Emerging Art Prize (2016), and The
Redlands Konica Minolta Art prize (2015). Dean is also on the Board of Directors of QL2
Dance, Australia’s premier youth dance company.
Dean was born and raised on Ngunnawal country, however his ancestral roots lie within the Worimi Nation.