Damien Coulthard is from Adnyamathanha country. He grew up in Quorn and Nepabunna South Australia, very connected to his heritage and culture. A high school teacher now in his seventh year at Le Fevre High School in Semaphore, he is the coordinator for the South Australian Aboriginal Sports Training Academy, which focuses on academic learning, achievement and acceleration through sports. Damien also sits on the SANTS South Australian Native Title Board as a Director, putting him directly in touch with local Aboriginal communities working on land rights.
Damien's debut international art exhibition opened in London in September 2018.