Looking for tips and insights to help prepare for a career in the arts? Our Careers in Focus series provides advice and ideas from leaders in a range of arts sector positions that may just give you an edge as you embark on your job search. This month, we talk to leading Brisbane gallerist and UQ Alumna, Jan Murphy.
“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.
Alumni Friends of UQ Collection Study Room, located on the top floor of UQ Art Museum, provides a customised space for students, academics and the community to examine artworks from the UQ Art Collection under supervision.
“We have an opportunity to be the most creative learning environment on the planet. In a university environment everyone is interested in knowing ‘why’ – it can test and stimulate learning and cause us to think deeply – it’s all possible here.”
– Dr Campbell Gray, Director, UQ Art Museum