Assistant Director – Melbourne
Emma 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 and is also charged with engaging clients with the objectives of Artbank through the art leasing scheme in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Emma works within the executive team at Artbank on the implementation of strategic planning and business growth.