As the Director of Artbank, Tony is responsible for driving the vision of the organisation while continually looking for new ways to connect audiences with the work of Australian visual artists – nationally and internationally.
Assistant Director – Operations
Starting her career in the performing arts sector, Lauren trained professionally as a ballerina and dance teacher.
Assistant Director – Melbourne
As the Assistant Director in Melbourne, Emma is responsible for the management of the office in Collingwood as well as the growth of the art leasing service in southern Australia.
Dr Oliver Watts
Oli leads the curatorial program and acquisition strategy for Artbank as well as a range of national and international projects.
As the Head Registrar at Artbank, Rod leads a team of highly skilled professionals who ensure the safety of the collection.
Before commencing his career in the arts Ben worked in both the public and private legal sectors as a solicitor.
Courtney’s writing has appeared in a wide range of publications including Art Monthly, Art & Australia, Sydney Morning Herald, Qantas and ABC Limelight.
Senior Curator – Melbourne
A graduate of the Australian National University, Miriam pioneered an Honours program in Art Theory combining a curatorial project and thesis, for which she was awarded the University Medal.
Sean sees Artbank’s high volume of artwork movement as a particularly exciting challenge.
Rowena started her career in film production, first working for the Australian Film Commission and later working as a freelancer on films such as Strictly Ballroom, Muriel’s Wedding, The Last Days of Chez Nous and Sirens.
Art Consultant – Melbourne
Lisa holds a Masters of Art Curatorship, a Bachelor in Art History (Honours) both from the University of Melbourne, and is responsible for connecting clients with artwork through the art leasing scheme.
In her role as Art Consultant, Georgia is particularly passionate about supporting emerging artists and promoting the status of Australian art to audiences here and overseas.
Coordinating Registrar- Melbourne
The Coordinating Registrar is responsible for overseeing the care, upkeep and movement of the Artbank collection in Melbourne.
Registrar – Melbourne
Also practising as an artist working in printmaking and the moving image, Maria was awarded a New Media Arts grant from the Australia Council in 2000 to work with Parisian Duo Art Oriente Objet in Paris.
The Assistant Curator works collaboratively across the Curatorial and Registration teams, in the display, administration and management of the Artbank collection.
Alice works in the operations team, supporting all staff with a wide range of tasks including finance, contract management and client support.
Matthew is a practising photo-media artist whose work examines metaphors of light and perception.