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Dr Janien Schwarz

Snr Lecturer/Sculpture Stud Co-ord

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6586, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML5.123
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6586
Facsimile: +61 8 9370 6146
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML5.123  


Janien is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • Doctor of Philosophy Visual Arts, The Australian National University, 1999.


Recent Research Grants

  • Perth Drill Core Library - Public Art Project,  Department of Finance,  Building Management and Works Grant,  2016 - 2017,  $41,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Non-Traditional Research Outputs

  • Schwarz, N., (2015), SH 51-9 (Kalgoorlie Centenary Edition). Bunbury Biennale 2015, Bunbury Regional Galleries, Nien Schwarz.
  • Schwarz, N., (2015), Seven seasons in the field. Inaugural Scene Art Exhibition, Nyisztor Studio, Nien Schwarz.
  • Schwarz, N., (2014), Lick. Mine Own Executioner 2014, Mundaring Arts Centre, Ron Nyisztor.
  • Schwarz, N., (2014), Hot World Buffet. Canopy: Into the forest, Mundaring Arts Centre, Peggy Lyon and Yihsin Chang.
  • Schwarz, N., (2013), Sculpture@Bathers. Artlink, Volume 33, Issue 2, Adelaide, Artlink Australia.
  • Schwarz, N., (2013), Untitled Paintings at Nyisztor Studio (2013). V 5, Nyisztor Studio, Melville, Ron Nyisztor.
  • Schwarz, N., (2013), Yonder. Art Monthly Australia, Issue 263, Canberra, Art Monthly Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Schwarz, N., (2013), Digging Holes with China. Becoming, Art Gallery of University of Shanghai Science and Technology.
  • Schwarz, N., (2013), Meandering moments, Kalgoorlie 1:250,000, Murchison moments (x2). Art Mart 2013 Staff exhibition, Spectrum Project Space, George Karpathakis & Ben Waters.
  • Schwarz, N., Nykiel, A., (2016), Field Working Slow Making. Field Working Slow Making, ECU Spectrum Project Space, Nien Schwarz and Annette Nykiel.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Material Murmurings.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Aquabatics As New Works Of Art'. Exploring Perceptions Of Corporeal Virtuality And Actuality Through The Exploration And Development Of Live(d) Art Practices In Submerged Environments In Order To...
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Leap In The Dark: Identity, Culture And The Trauma Of War Mediated Through The Visual Art Of North-east European Migrants And Emigres To Australia After 1945
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Meeting Place. An Exhibition - And - Locating The Country: An Australian Bricoleur's Inquiry. An Exegesis
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Fieldwork/fieldwalking.
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