New to the Collection: ‘Listening to the River’
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New to the Collection: ‘Listening to the River’

  Nici Cumpston belongs to the Barkindji people of the Darling River in northwestern New South Wales. Cumpston’s Listening to the River 2005/2016 is part of her ‘Attesting’ series, which responds to the changing environment of the Murray-Darling Basin due to human intervention.1 In 2007, the Murray’s ecology was disturbed when the Federal Government cut … Continue reading

Welcome to our new Senior Registrar, Sheryn Smith
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Welcome to our new Senior Registrar, Sheryn Smith

  After studying Ancient History, Anthropology, and Archaeology for her Bachelor of Arts at The University of Queensland, Sheryn Smith completed a Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies at Deakin University. Her diverse career has included roles as Collection Curator at the Glenelg Shire Council, Assistant Registrar at Australian Performing Arts Collection at Arts Centre Melbourne, … Continue reading

Careers in Focus – Bianca Acimovic, Gallery Director
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Careers in Focus – Bianca Acimovic, Gallery Director

Plans for a new $31 million gallery precinct in the Rockhampton City centre are keeping the days full and interesting for Rockhampton Art Gallery Director and UQ graduate Bianca Acimovic. We asked Bianca about her pathway to this position, her thoughts on regional opportunities and her advice for anyone starting out in their arts career. Q: … Continue reading