Georgia Cribb is the Gallery Director at the newest cultural precinct in south-east Melbourne - the City of Casey’s Bunjil Place. As part of a cross-disciplinary leadership team, Georgia’s role has been to implement best-practice standards across operations and programming as well as building an audience for the arts. The multi-artform program is conceived with and for the region’s vast and highly diverse community. Since opening in October 2017, Bunjil Place has welcomed more than 4.2 million visitors.
Prior to this Georgia held senior positions in the not-for-profit visual arts sector, most recently as Director National Exhibitions Touring Support Victoria, a position held since 2005. During her decade long tenure, she developed countless exhibitions and programs, commissioning new works and collaborating with a network of regional and metropolitan galleries across Australia to share exciting, moving and engaging art experiences with a broad range of audiences.
Georgia holds a postgraduate degree in art curatorship from the University of Melbourne as well as an honours degree in fine art (painting) from RMIT University. Georgia was also the recipient of an Australia Council Skills and Development (Emerging) grant where she undertook an internship with Artangel in the UK and received AbaF’s Margaret Lawrence Bequest scholarship to participate in a leadership course at the Melbourne Business School. Across her career she has sat on a range of Boards and advisory panels across the not-for-profit arts sector.