Jaye Early
Region: Durag NSW
Awards: University of Melbourne Murrup Barak Award 2015 (Koorie Heritage Trust), Finalist 2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, Finalist Redland Biennial Art Awards

Jaye Early is a Darug (New South Wales) man currently undertaking his PhD candidature at the Victorian College of Arts, University of Melbourne. He investigates complex and sometimes uncomfortable personal experiences, largely autobiographical, depicting public and private interactions, and intimate psychological spaces confessional in nature.

In 2015 Jaye Early won the University of Melbourne Murrup Barak Award in the 2015 Koorie Art Show at Koorie Heritage Trust. Early was a finalist in the 2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize and is currently a finalist in the Redland Biennial Art Awards.