Careers in Focus: Nicholas Thompson, Gallery Owner & Director
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Careers in Focus: Nicholas Thompson, Gallery Owner & Director

Nicholas Thompson Gallery is owned and directed by UQ Art History graduate, Nicholas Thompson. He established the Melbourne gallery after more than a decade working with the likes of Philip Bacon Galleries and Australian Galleries. However, things could have turned out very differently. Three years into his Architecture studies at UQ, Nicholas changed direction and … Continue reading

Careers in Focus: Sophie Theobald Clark, Paintings Conservator
Careers in Focus

Careers in Focus: Sophie Theobald Clark, Paintings Conservator

Sophie Theobald Clark graduated from UQ in 2011 with First Class Honours in Art History, after completing a Bachelor of Arts (Art History, Literature and History), also at UQ. A chance meeting with a conservation expert while interning at UQ Art Museum led to an intensive learning experience, a Masters in Cultural Materials Conservation, work … Continue reading

Art collecting – what, where and how to begin
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Art collecting – what, where and how to begin

  “There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart…pursue those.”
— unknown Since graduating from Law and Art History at UQ, Josh Milani has forged an impressive career in the arts. As Director of Milani Gallery in Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Josh specialises in contemporary art, representing … Continue reading

How great teachers can ignite a passion for art
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How great teachers can ignite a passion for art

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein knew what he was talking about, and when we chatted with UQ Bachelor of Arts – Art History student Jessica Olding this month, we discovered she’d recently had her own creative awakening, courtesy of a great teacher. Continue reading