Darren Tanti (1987) is an artist renowned for his thematically loaded and technically accomplished paintings. His focus is hyperreality and the integration of the digital into explorative painting techniques.
Tanti has participated in numerous art projects and exhibitions in international contexts. Some of the most prestigious exhibitions that Tanti participated in are the 15th edition of the ‘Biennial of young artists from Europe and Mediterranean’ held in Thessaloniki in 2011, ‘Time, Space, Existence’ at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2014, through AP and 'HomoMelitensis' as one of the artists representing Malta in the Venice Biennale of Art, 2017.
Apart from the different awards received, Tanti has won 'Divergent Thinkers 2' (a national art competition whose aim is to discover original/lateral approaches to art) and he was shortlisted for 'The Commonwealth Young Achievers Award, 2015'. One can find artworks by Tanti in the National Collection of Art in MUZA and The Embassy of the Republic of Malta in Washington D.C.