Director and Chief Financial Officer
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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Associate Director, Development
Kate Kelly is a development specialist with experience in communication, strategy, research, funding, policy, and tertiary teaching. She has worked as a senior development manager, creative producer, campaigner, and senior advisor in a diversity of professional, community, and not-for-profit contexts. Kate has a performance background but loves all art forms.
She brings to her role at Artsource a passion for meaningful social impact through arts and culture, and will strengthen the organisation through relationship and grants development.
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Learning and Memberships
Stirling Kain is an arts administrator managing memberships, marketing, and education at Artsource since February 2021.
Stirling graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UWA in 2020, majoring in the History of Art. She works primarily in visual arts but services an intergrated approach to art and art work more broadly. The focus of her work is supporting artist-led projects in dynamic and sustainable capacities.
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Operations and Venue
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Project: 2022 Visual Art Graduate Exhibition
Abby Gleadhill (she/they) is an artist and student practicing on Whadjuk Noongar Land. She is currently coordinating a graduate Fine Arts show at Artsource. She is currently studying at the University of Western Australia majoring in Fine Arts and Gender Studies, minoring in Curatorial Studies. She has experience in numerous roles across events, sales, hospitality, and even distilling. Abby has been involved in numerous volunteer roles at community arts centres, animal shelters and on student leadership committees including the UWA Guild Access Department, UWA Pride Department and the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery Student Advisory Comittee. She has a large role on The ALVA Student Society at UWA which aims to support Architecture, Landscape Archiecture, Fine Art, History of Art students within their studies, as well as planning events including Life Drawing. As a student and an artist Abby enjoys working with textiles and print work and is looking forward to working more in this realm during her final year in 2023.
Elizabeth Knuckey (she/her) is an artist and arts worker on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar. She is currently an intern at Artsource where she is co-ordinating the 2022 Artsource graduate exhibition. She works at multiple arts centres and organisations in a range of industry specific roles such as casual installation technician, framer, printmaking technician and workshops assistant. In January 2022 she began volunteering as an assistant producer on Artbeat at RTRFM. She will soon finish a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) from Curtin University. Elizabeth has been heavily involved with her Fine Art degree too, along with exhibiting her work as a finalist in the 2021 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award she was the co-ordinator for the 2021 Curtin Art Degree Show.
Photo credit: Rebecca Mansell
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Dr Layli Rakhsha
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.
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