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 a writer and curator based in Aotearoa. She 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.

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

Nic Brown is a writer based in Adelaide. She is also collections manager at Flinders University Art Museum.

Eugene Yiu Nam Cheung is an art history and gender studies graduate from The University of Sydney. Having worked at galleries across Sydney and Melbourne, his research interests lie in postcolonial readings of Australian art.

Dr Ashley Crawford is a cultural critic and arts journalist based in Melbourne. He 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.

Sean Davey is a freelance photographer and director of TPR Gallery in Canberra. His photographs are held in numerous national collections.

Micheal Do is a curator and writer based in Sydney, Australia. He 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 is an arts writer based in Hobart. She has worked in the arts industry for more than 20 years as a writer, actor, gallery assistant, art theory tutor and fine art framer.

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

Sue Gardiner is an arts writer and co-director of the Chartwell Collection in Auckland. She recently launched the Save Our Gallery-pART of Me campaign to call for restoration of funding to the Auckland Art Gallery after it faced budget cuts.

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

Jo Higgins is an arts writer and consultant.
Jesse Hunniford is a Tasmania-based photographer and videographer.

Victoria Hynes is a Sydney-based arts writer and editor. She has been a columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald and written for numerous Australian and international art magazines. She is currently contributing editor to Asian Art News magazine.

Russell Kleyn is a photographer based in

Paris Lettau is an arts writer based in Melbourne. He is currently a sessional tutor in art history at the University of Melbourne.

Jane Llewellyn is an Adelaide-based freelance writer and a former editor of Art Collector.

Jacquie Manning is a photographer based in Sydney.
Louise Martin-Chew is a freelance arts writer.

Helen McKenzie is a freelance writer and art adviser. She also conducts international art tours for Art Collector.

Carrie Miller is a freelance writer based in Wollongong.

Tai Mitsuji is a writer and curator, who holds a masters in art history from the University of Oxford. He has written for publications including Art and Australia, Art Monthly Australasia, Art Guide Australia and The Sydney Morning Herald.

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

Yolande Norris is a writer and producer based in New South Wales. She has written memoir, poetry and essays for a range of publications and platforms, including Art Monthly, Meanjin, Overland and The Griffith Review, drawing on her interest in art, culture and social history, identity and contemporary motherhood.

Damien O’Mara is an artist and photographer based in Brisbane.

Jane O’Sullivan is a freelance art writer and journalist based in Sydney. She has written for publications including the Australian Financial Review, Artnet, Art Guide, Ocula and Artist Profile. She is a former editor of Art Collector.

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

Laurence Simmons is professor of film studies at The University of Auckland. He has just co-
curated the travelling exhibition Gordon Walters: New Vision and co-edited the accompanying catalogue.

Rachel Tolosa Paz (nee Fuller) is a writer and photographer based in Sydney. Her work has been published in The Saturday Paper, ABC Arts, Ocula and Art & Australia among others.

Zan Wimberley is a freelance photographer specialising in the arts across portraiture, performance, artwork and install documentation.

Coen Young is a Sydney-based artist.