Lisa Havilah jumps ship to Carriageworks - Art Collector

24 January 2011 | Lisa Havilah is stepping down from her post as director of Campbelltown Arts Centre to take up the reins at Sydney’s Carriageworks arts complex.

Havilah will commence her new role in February, taking over from Sue Hunt who has led Carriageworks for the past three years.

Since joining the Campbelltown Arts Centre in 2005 Havilah has earned a reputation for innovative programming and community relevancy, increasing visitor numbers from 30,000 to 190,000 per year – the highest in New South Wales for a cultural centre outside metropolitan Sydney.

Havilah’s contribution was recently recognised by
The Sydney Magazine, which listed her as one of the Sydney’s top 100 most influential people.

Prior to the Campbelltown Arts Centre, Havilah was assistant director of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Liverpool Regional Museum between 1998 and 2004 and co-director of Project Contemporary Art Space in Wollongong between 1995 and 1998.

Jane O'Sullivan

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