About us

Staff contacts


Dr Gerard Vaughan AM
Associate Director Simon Elliott
Executive Adviser Helen Gee

Deputy Director

Kirsten Paisley
Executive Assistant Gwen Horsfield

Curatorial, Programs, Corporate + Commercial Services

People + Performance Stephen Grieve 
ICT Services + Digital Engagement Neil Verney
Commercial Operations, Publishing + Imaging Elizabeth Malone  
Publishing + Imaging Lisa Mattiazzi  
Programs, Education, Research Library + Archives Katie Russell 
Head of Australian Art Dr Deborah Hart
Head of International Art Dr Jane Kinsman

Australian art

Painting + Sculpture Dr Deborah Hart
Prints, Drawings + Illustrated Books Roger Butler
Indigenous Australian Art Franchesca Cubillo
Australian Art email
Indigenous Australian Art email

International art

Painting + Sculpture Lucina Ward
Prints, Drawings + Illustrated Books Dr Jane Kinsman
Contemporary Art Jaklyn Babington
Photography Dr Shaune Lakin
Asian Art Lucie Folan
Pacific Arts Crispin Howarth
International Art email
Asian Art email
Pacific Arts email

Brand + Marketing

Assistant Director Alison Wright

Marketing + Communications Ashley Zmijewski
Online Andrew Powrie


Foundation Maryanne Voyazis
Partnerships Corinna Cullen
Membership Liz Wilson

Exhibitions + Collections Services

Assistant Director Adam Worrall

Registration Natalie Beattie
Exhibitions Dominique Nagy
Travelling Exhibitions Mary-Lou Nugent
Conservation Debbie Ward
Objects Beata Tworek-Matuszkiewicz
Paintings David Wise
Paper Andrea Wise
Textiles Micheline Ford
Preventive Lisa Addison

Finance, Facilities Management, Security + Visitor Experience

Chief Financial Officer Tony Lawless

Governance + Planning Kirsti Partridge
Facilities Management Mark Mandy
Visitor Experience Rose Cahill


General contacts


National Gallery of Australia
GPO Box 1150, Canberra ACT 2601

Physical location

Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra ACT 2600
View map + parking details

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