Chrissie Parrott


Her primary practice is in Dance, as dancer, lecturer, choreographer and Arts festival director, she has directed for theatre TV and film, designed set and costumes, taught multimedia and animation and creates large - scale digital artworks. Chrissie’s outstanding contribution to contemporary dance-associated arts has been significantly acknowledged by the presentation of the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award, Swan Gold Award Sounds Australia Award, Western Australian Citizen of the Year 2000, Golden Key for high achievers, USA and a Centenary Medal. In 2014 she was awarded a lifetime achievement award though Ausdance WA. In 2015 she was honoured as a State Living Treasure She is a recipient of an order of Australia.

Solo Exhibitions


Portraits by Chrissie Parrott of performing artists and collaborators from past performance dating back 40 years


Order of Australia

WA citizen of the year

Sidney Myer Award


Kerry Stokes Collection

Liz and Lloyd Horne collection

Nina and Richard Harris collection

Edith Cowan University collection


Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery

Artist Statement

CHRISSIE PARROTT - AO Creative Director Visual Artist Advocate for the Arts in WA Chrissie Parrott is a multi awarded creative artist whose career spans over four decades she has worked extensively in the creative industries with an impressive portfolio.