Working across Australia over 3 decades in the arts and community arts sector. Understanding and experience in community cultural development (ccd) values and projects, including commitment to diverse cultural practices and protocols, facilitating community consultation and participatory expression, collaborative project design, broad network development, and access to skills and resources.
Executive member of Qld Chamber of Arts and Culture, actively involved in National ArtsFront program and Coordinator for the “Little Lunches on Line” Captioners team. Loving feeling part of a national sector and contributing in some way to ensuring these conversations are accessible to all.
Current Program Manager at www.ArtsNexus.com.au
A leadership group supporting the Art Front project.
The Fair Play project, funded by Creative Victoria, is an equity and inclusion capacity building program for organisations that receive multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.
Conversations across the continents: A series of panels discussing cultural linkages between Australian and Indian artists hosted by Arts Nexus (Far North Qld).
Field Trip - Arts, Science, Tech and Environment Symposium
An online symposium exploring ideas of basic income and the need for an approach to economy that puts creativity and care at its centre. Led by a panel of artists, researchers, economists, scientists and philosophers, the symposium responds to current and ongoing planetary crises, and positions creativity and social ecology as integral to shaping policy and systems of value.
Arts Dinners Online delivers a professional development, networking and fun event so that people can participate in this from the comfort of their own home.
Little Lunch Online (LLOL) is a daily online meet up and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic.
The Fair Play symposium will platform the knowledges, leading practices and lived experiences of First Nations, Disability, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse creative practitioners.