Tom Cole


Tom joined the registration team at Artbank in 2015. Originally from Brisbane, Tom followed his interest in making art by studying a bachelor degree at QUT in Creative Industries/ Visual Arts. Thereafter he worked with a small artist-run exhibition and studio space to gain integral registration and curatorial experience. In 2012, Tom moved to Sydney to broaden his experience by studying a Master of Arts Curatorship at the University of Sydney, during which time he also worked at White Rabbit Gallery. Tom also interned for twelve months with the Contemporary curatorial team at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, after which time he moved into working as a Registrar at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, working in both exhibition and collection registration.

At Artbank, Tom’s role combines both exhibition and collection registration, he is collectively responsible for the care of over 10,000 objects and upwards of 100 art movements per week.