Darren Tanti (b.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 locally and internationally.
Some of his most important showings include the 15th edition of the Biennial of young artists from Europe and the Mediterranean held in Thessaloniki in 2011; ‘Time, Space, Existence’ at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2014 and 'HomoMelitensis' as one of the artists representing Malta in the Venice Biennale of Art, 2017. Tanti has also participated in the last three editions of the The APS Mdina Catherdral Contemporary Art Biennale.
Tanti has won Divergent Thinkers 2 (St James Cavalier, Valletta, 2013) and was shortlisted for 'The Commonwealth Young Achievers Award, 2015'. Works by Tanti are found in the National Collection of Art at MUŻA, Valletta (Heritage Malta) and the embassy of the Republic of Malta in Washington D.C.