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
In 2015 Emma was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to undertake international research on artists’ residences programs and creative place making.
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.
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.
Before commencing his career in the arts Ben worked in both the public and private legal sectors as a solicitor.
Before commencing her career in the arts, May worked in both the commercial and government sectors as an Information Analyst and Senior Finance Officer.
Courtney’s writing has appeared in a wide range of publications including Art Monthly, Art & Australia, Sydney Morning Herald, Qantas and ABC Limelight.
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.
While at the University of Melbourne, Lisa was fortunate enough to study contemporary art at Columbia University in New York City.
Curator and Collection Coordinator
At Artbank, Lucy works collaboratively across the Curatorial and Registration teams, in the administration and management of the Artbank collection.
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.
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.
Sean sees Artbank’s high volume of artwork movement as a particularly exciting challenge.
Collectively, Tom is responsible for the care of over 10,000 objects and upwards of 100 art movements per week.
At Artbank, Alice works with the operations team, supporting all staff with a wide range of tasks including front of house and reception.
As a Registrar in Melbourne, Katarina is responsible for looking after the care, upkeep and movements of the Artbank collection.
Matthew is a practising photo-media artist whose work examines metaphors of light and perception.