Tony Ellwood is the Director of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). He began his career as an Aboriginal Art Coordinator, working at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Kununurra; then worked as a Curator at the NGV, specialising in major international curatorial projects. He was Director, Bendigo Art Gallery; Deputy Director – International Art, NGV and Director of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) prior to returning to the NGV as Director in August 2012. Many important exhibitions presented in Australia in the past decade have been under Tony’s direction, and he has also written and edited numerous publications and articles. Tony has served on several state and Commonwealth boards and advisory committees, and remains extremely active within the national and international arts sector.