Contributors - Art Collector

Art Collector's contributors include the region's leading critics, art writers and reporters.

If you have a story idea or would like to enquire about becoming a contributor, please contact the editor:

Camilla Wagstaff
Direct: 02 9363 4324

 Lucinda Bennett is the 2017 curatorial intern at Dunedin Public Art Gallery prior to which she was a curator at The University of Auckland’s Window project space. She is based in Aotearoa.

Kate Britton’s current curatorial concerns centre around queer theory and practice, and the dialogue between writing, text and contemporary art. She is a Sydney-based writer and curator.

Dr Rex Butler’s research interests include Australian art and art criticism, post-war American art and critical theory. He is an art historian and professor at Monash University in Melbourne.

Laura Couttie is an independent writer, editor, curator and arts administrator based in Melbourne.

Edward Colless lectures in critical and theoretical studies at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. He is also the editor of Art + Australia.

Dr Ashley Crawford is the author of a number of books on Australian art, including Transformations: The Work of Sonia Payes and Spray: The Work of Howard Arkley.

Ineke Dane is interested in overlaps between architecture, politics, society and the environment, and a progression towards seamlessness between art and life. She is a curator currently based in Brisbane where she works with the international studio Urban Art Projects.

Micheal Do recently curated Soft Core, a travelling exhibition for Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Not Niwe, Not Nieuw, Not Neu for 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney.

Briony Downes has worked in the arts for more than 20 years as a writer, actor and art theory tutor, among other things.

Gina Fairley is the current the visual arts editor for ArtsHub Australia.

Dr Andrew Frost is an art critic, broadcaster and lecturer.

Professor Sasha Grishin has published 17 books and more than 1,000 articles. He is an emeritus of the school of literature, languages and linguistics at the Australian National University.

Leonhard Hilzensauer is a photographer based in Vienna.

Jesse Hunniford is a Tasmania-based photographer and videographer.

John Hurrell is the editor of EyeContact and is a New Zealand-based writer, artist and curator.

Victoria Hynes has been a columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald and written for numerous Australian and international art magazines. Based in Sydney, she is currently contributing editor at Asian Art News magazine.

Paris Lettau is currently a sessional tutor in art history at the University of Melbourne.

Jane Llewellyn, a former editor of Art Collector, is based in Adelaide.

Jacquie Manning is a photographer based in Sydney.

Louise Martin-Chew is a freelance arts writer.

Helen McKenzie conducts international art tours for Art Collector subscribers and readers and works out of Sydney as an art adviser and freelance writer.

Francis McWhannell has contributed to a variety of arts and culture magazines and websites including Art News New Zealand, HOME and Runway Conversations. He is based in New Zealand and co-curated Project 18 as part of this year’s Auckland Art Fair.

Joanna Mendelssohn is an art historian specialising in Australian art.

Carrie Miller is a freelance writer based in Wollongong.

Tai Mitsuji holds a masters in art history from the University of Oxford. He has contributed to publications including Art and Australia, Art Monthly Australasia, Art Guide Australia and The Sydney Morning Herald. Based in Sydney, he also works as a curator.

Andrew Nicholls is an artist, writer and curator based in Western Australia.

Jane O’Sullivan has written for publications including the Australian Financial Review, Artnet, Art Guide and Ocula. She is a former editor of Art Collector.

Ingrid Periz writes about contemporary art from her home outside Princeton, New Jersey.

Tan Walter is a photographer and creative director based in Singapore.

Coen Young is a Sydney-based artist.