Kaya Wanju 2.0

"Kaya Wanju 2.0" - Darren Hutchens - Design and production of digital artwork for Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc.

Design and production of digital artwork for application to glazing of entry lobby and meeting room. This new artwork compliments the exisiting Kaya Wanju entry statement and mural work completed in 2020. Linear patterns designed by Buffie fill the semi-transparent background layer. Plant and animal forms by Darren are overlaid in opaque vinyl. The afternoon […]

Future River View

"Future River View" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for the City of Melville

Mural commission for the City of Melville – Canning Bridge Precinct. The area west of Canning Bridge has undergone major change over the past few years, with the construction of multiple high rise apartment buildings. City of Melville contracted a number of mural artists to paint works as part of the Canning Bridge Precinct public […]

Snakes & Ladders

"Snakes & Ladders" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for Atwell Primary School

The ageing Snakes & Ladders game was brought back to life with a boost of colour and additional design elements to engage and challenge the students. It was a lot of fun working on this project, the kids were very appreciative and let me know exactly what they think!

Koorliny Characters

"Koorliny Characters" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for Koorliny Arts Centre, City of Kwinana

Spray painted artwork on the concrete couch, services compound and the rear doors of the Koorliny Arts Centre as part of the annual Fringe Festival. The fun and friendly designs were developed in response to the surroundings and represent the diversity of the community of Kwinana. “Koorliny” meaning “coming together” in Noongar language.

Yard & Stairs

"Stairs" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for Albany Residential College

Design concepts were developed through a range of engagement processes with the student residents. A bright and bold garden theme was chosen for the courtyard. Dynamic coastal and sporting imagery was used to create an unfolding narrative along both internal stairwells. Large scale, strong colour, bold shapes and a sense of fun and freedom brings […]

Gaming Zone

"Gaming Zone" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for Albany Residential College

Stage 2 of the college mural residency. The concept inspired by retro arcade gaming iconography was developed through a single youth engagement workshop. Darren developed and refined the design to suit the 3 walls of the confined internal space, allowing for the 2 screens, gaming consoles and doorway. The colour palette responds to the existing […]

Colours of Atwell

"Colours of Atwell" - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for Atwell College

https://darrenhutchens.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Atwell-College-timelapse.mp4 A Creative Communites – Covid 19 recovery grant secured by Art Teacher Toni Singleton enabled Darren to develop design concepts for the mural with student input. The design depicts the 4 faction colours familiar to most schools, and represents local flora and fauna species.


Media: Principal Shared Path Expansion ProgramDepartment of Transport – Media Release Partnership between Main Roads and Georgiou Group incorporating the painting of murals on newly constructed retaining walls and the principal shared underpass, located between Leach Highway and Mt Henry Bridge near the Canning River. Darren managed the consultation, design and installation of the murals […]

Via Torre Laneway

"Future Lost Worlds" - Via Torre Laneway, City of Perth - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens, Lawry Halden and Rubeun for the City of Perth

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Falkland Park Mural Project, Kinross

“Edges” - Mural Project by Darren Hutchens for the City of Joondalup

As part of the City’s annual Mural Arts Program, Darren was commissioned to produce this mural titled “Edges” in December 2021. The work responds to the theme of the Edge, inspired by a collaboration with Edge Youth Centre, the coastal location, and the proximity to the dwindling natural bushland areas of Perth. Falkland Park Mural […]

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