Staff


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Peter has an impressive vision for Artsource, as supported by his considerable skills in long-term strategic planning and arts advocacy. Peter has had experience undertaking applied research in the arts, welfare, and community development sectors. He has had strategic planning and management experience in business and the non-government sector, and a passionate engagement with social justice and collective community development through long-term involvement with mutual banking, community television and media, and the arts.

Grant's deep leadership and advocacy in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors demonstrates a breadth of experience, and an insight into the pressures placed on not-for-profit arts organisations.

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Stirling is an arts worker on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar, and has managed Memberships, Marketing, and Communications for Artsource since February 2021. She graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts in 2020, majoring in the History of Art and History. Stirling has worked in arts research, digitisation, magazine editing, and curation. 

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Consultants


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Layli Rakhsha is our community education consultant running professional development and workshops for community and outreach groups. 
 
Layli is an artist, academic and with arts teaching as a sessional lecturer at Curtin College. Her experience includes translating documents from English to Farsi, working as an interpreter and teaching art to selected primary classes.  She was temporary assistant to the Director of Art Gallery of Western Australia Dr Stefano Carboni for his foundation members’ tour to Iran, arranging studio visits, viewing the private galleries collections and organising cultural visits. 

Layli has extensive Visual Arts training, experience as a practitioner, and is published writer. Her PhD thesis is Diaspora and home: contextualizing the idea of home in Australian contemporary art as visualised by selected Iranian artists. She is currently researching and writing on the topic of Artists Organizations and Community. With an extensive exhibition repertoire, Layli most recently completed a residency at the Fremantle Arts Centre.



Natasha Williams (Armada), Accounts