2007
Robert Bevan, “House Painters”, Vogue Living Jan/Feb 2007, pp. 69 - 72


2006
Ashley Crawford, “Darren Wardle at Nellie Castan Gallery Melbourne & Stux Gallery New York” Australian Art Collector #38, Oct-Dec 2006, p.302
Manon Slome, “Endgames : The Urban Landscapes of Darren Wardle”, Catalogue Essay : Silent Majority, Sept 14 – Oct 14, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
Betsy Brennan, “Young at Art”, Vogue Living Mar/Apr 2006, pp. 66 - 67


2005
Dr Chris McAuliffe, “Darren Wardle, Strata 2001”, Catalogue, RACV Art Collection Catalogue, p. 5
Juan Ford, “Selekta: The Real and the Unreal” Catalogue, Jul 29 - Aug 13, West Space, Melbourne


2004
Edward Colless, “Darren Wardle at Nellie Castan Gallery” Australian Art Collector #30, Oct-Dec 2004, p.188
Chris Beck, “From Dead Ends to LA Dreaming”, The Age, Nov.27 2004, Review p.7
Davina Jackson, “California Dreaming” Melbourne Magazine #23, Oct 2004, pp.66 - 67
Manon Slome, “Surface Tension” Catalogue Essay, Apr 21- Jun 19, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
Betsy Brennan, “Generation X-Port” Vogue Living May/June 2004, pp.79 - 80


2003
Ashley Crawford, “Afterglow of Success” The Age, Holiday Edition Dec. 19-20 2003, Review p.7
Stephen Haley, “Lo-Cal Locale” Catalogue Essay: lo-cal, Oct. 15 - Nov. 8, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
Tim Benzie, “In the Frame” The Sun-Herald Oct.19 2003, S p.27
Ashley Crawford, “In the Art of Suburbia” The Sunday Age, Sep. 21 2003, Agenda p.7
Megan Backhouse, “Conversion to Suburban” The Age, Sep. 10 2003, A3 p.11
Kate Shaw, “Preaching to the Converted” Catalogue Essay: Homeloan, Sep.6 - Oct.5, Caroline Springs, Melbourne


2002
“Painting as Paradox” Tema Celeste No.94, Nov/Dec. 2002, p. 111
David Perez, “Focus Painting Part One” Flash Art Vol. XXXIV no. 226, Oct. 2002, pp. 78 - 85
Rachel Baum , “Material Support: Painting On and On” Catalogue Essay: Painting as Paradox, Nov.7 - Dec.21, Artists Space, New York
Sonia Barron , “Alternative Views of Domesticity” Canberra Times, Aug. 26 2002, p. 9
M. Houston & R.Lancashire, “Home is Where the Art is” The Age, Jul. 31 2002, Domain pp. 10 - 11
Melinda Houston, “Arthouse Living” The Age, Apr. 24 2002, Domain pp. 10 - 11
Roger Taylor, “Darren Wardle at Nellie Castan Gallery” Asian Art News Vol.12 No.1, Jan/Feb, pp. 86 - 87


2001
Roger Taylor, Interview: “Darren Wardle - Urbane Profane” 102.7 3RRR FM, Melbourne, Hi & Lo, Dec. 4
Jeff Makin, “Suburban Dreamtime” Herald Sun, Nov. 12 2001, p. 91
Roger Taylor, Interview: “Darren Wardle - Glacier” 102.7 3RRR FM, Melbourne, Hi & Lo, Oct. 10
Linda Williams, “Reflections and Reconstruction: New Directions in Australian Painting” Catalogue Essay: Glacier, Sep 13 - Oct 20, RMIT Gallery


2000
Anna Clabburn, “Bendigo's Wild and Witty Hybrids” The Australian, 7 Aug. 2000
Murray Whale, “In the Mind's Eye” Catalogue Essay: May 4 - 28, Linden Gallery


1998
Tim Sowden , “Suburban Rhythms” Monument No. 27, pp. 94 - 99
Penny Webb, “Buy Some Gear, Become Famous” The Age, 18 Dec. 1998, EG p. 13
Mark Pennings , “Bust & Boom” LIKE, art magazine No. 6, winter/spring 1998, pp. 46 - 47
Vito Manfredi , Interview: “Darren Wardle - Bust & Boom” The Spot program 3, Channel 31, Jun. 3
Linda Williams , “Suburban Heat/Suburban Cool - recent paintings by Darren Wardle” Catalogue Essay: Bust & Boom, Apr 22 - May 9, Stripp
Anita Bragge, “Platform for Culture” Herald Sun, 27 Mar. 1998, p. 87/td>


1997
L. Porcari & P. Zellner, “The Lucky Country: Myth, Image and the Australian Suburb” Suburban Discipline ed: Peter Lang, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 1997
Stephen O'Connell, “Feeling Machines”, Catalogue Essay, 16 Jul., Stripp
Robert Rooney, “Art of Suburbia” The Australian, 24 Jan. 1997, p. 10


1996
Chris Mc Auliffe, Art and Suburbia, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1996
Traudie Allen, “Where Art Builds Itself a New Vision for a New World” The Sunday Age, 29 Dec. 1996, Agenda p.7
Richard Holt, “Ambience: Non-Object Public Art at Platform” Dialogue No. 4, Dec. 1996, West Space Inc. pp.36 -41
Stephen Haley, “Public Art” Dialogue No. 4, Dec. 1996, West Space Inc., pp. 56 - 61


1995
Peter Zellner, “Virtual Memories / Real Virtue-alities” Catalogue Essay: Traveling Time, 20 Sep., Stop 22