Art

Head of Art - Laura Webster

Laura Webster has worked in the Art section of the Australian War Memorial since 2006. Her major projects have included the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio (2016), the contemporary diorama commissions in the redeveloped First World War galleries by artists Arlo Mountford and Alexander Mckenzie (2015), Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan(2013), Perspectives: Jon Cattapan; eX de Medici (2010) and Sidney Nolan: the Gallipoli series (2009). At the Memorial she has been part of the transformation of the art commissioning program and regularly commissions contemporary works of art and publishes on the collection. Laura is a graduate of the Australian National University and was previously a curatorial intern in Decorative Arts and Design at the National Gallery of Australia and went on to work on the Kenneth Tyler Print Project at the Gallery.

Dr Anthea Gunn, Senior Curator of Art

Dr Anthea Gunn completed a PhD in art history for her thesis Imitation Realism and Australian Art in 2010 at the ANU. She worked as a social history curator at the National Museum of Australia (2008-13) and joined the Memorial's art section in 2014. She has published in the Journal of Australian Studies and the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, amongst others. She has curated contemporary commissions and exhibitions and was lead curator of the online showcase of the First World War art collection, Art of Nation: Australia’s official art and photography of the First World War.

Alex Torrens, Senior Curator of Art

Toni Bailey, Curator of Art

Erin Vink, Assistant Curator of Art

Michael Grant, Assistant Curator of Art

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