Deputy Director at Artspace

Michelle Newton is Deputy Director at Artspace, in Gadigal Country, Sydney where she has co-commissioned and co-curated significant projects with artists and in partnership with leading international institutions. She has recently written for and co-edited the monographs, Mel O’Callaghan, Centre of the Centre and Taloi Havini, Reclamation. Prior to joining Artspace in 2012, she worked directly with Indigenous-led art centres, Jilamara Arts & Crafts Association, Tiwi Islands (2006–09), and Jirrawun Arts on Gija Country (2009–11), and was Associate Director for private gallery, Grantpirrie, Sydney (2011–12). She is a dedicated advocate for the arts and culture sector and is currently Chair of Cementa, Inc. and on the Board of Create NSW Visual Arts Artform Advisory Board. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), University of New South Wales and a Graduate Diploma in Economics, Curtin University.

Michelle Newton