Dr Oliver Watts
Head Curator


Oli is an accomplished curator with exhibitions in Australia, Hong Kong, the United States and Singapore, and is also an award-winning artist working across a variety of media from performance to collage, with several of his paintings held in the Artbank collection.

Most recently Head of Performance Practice at NIDA, Oli is a former co-director of Chalk Horse Gallery and a past lecturer of theory at the Sydney College of the Arts. As a critic and theorist, Oli has published in various magazines including Art and Australia, Art Monthly, Das Superpaper, Art in America and leading academic journals.

Oli leads the curatorial program and acquisition strategy for Artbank as well as a range of national and international projects.