Assistant Director – Melbourne
Emma Crimmings joined Artbank in 2016. Emma’s wealth of leadership experience includes most recently working as Director of Gertrude Contemporary and previously as a Producer for ABC TV Arts, a curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and the Australian Centre for Photography, and as Acting Director and Program Manager of Cultural Affairs at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC. In 2015 Emma was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to undertake international research on artists’ residences programs and creative place making. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts’ School of Film and TV, Emma also has a Bachelor of Arts in art history and criticism, and has authored numerous books and publications on film and the visual arts.
At Artbank, Emma manages the operations of the Melbourne office. Charged with spearheading Artbank’s support for Australian artists by working with partners and clients in Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, Emma works with the executive team at Artbank in the implementation of strategic planning and business growth.