Welcome Amrit Gill
Our new Creative Program Lead
Amrit was most recently the Artistic Director / CEO of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney’s Haymarket, joining the organisation in early 2021 after 7.5 years at the Australia Council for the Arts. She is an arts and cultural worker with 15 years’ experience in the industry across producing, programming, strategy, international relations, community development and social enterprise.
From 2017-2020 Amrit served as Director International Development at the Australia Council, leading on international strategic investment and project delivery across visual arts, experimental arts, literature, music, theatre and dance. At the Australia Council she managed the review of international residency programs, served as project director for Australia’s representation at the Venice Biennale in 2019 and 2022, and led the implementation of the agency’s first international arts strategy expanding engagement and investment in Asia and global First Nations exchange. Prior to joining the Australia Council, Amrit worked at Milk Crate Theatre, the British Council Australia, and Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE). She holds a Bachelor of Art Theory and a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of New South Wales.
Amrit will lead the creative programming and evolution of ArtPlay, Signal and Arts House, bringing her considerable experience and expertise to further our ambition and commitment to create the most rewarding and transformative experiences for artists and audiences.
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