Julie Ewington

Ewington, Julie

Julie Ewington is a writer, curator and broadcaster in Sydney, Australia with broad expertise in Australian and Southeast Asian contemporary art and crafts. Initially an art historian teaching in Australian universities, from 1987 she undertook curatorial projects and from 1989 worked in galleries and museums. Between 1997-2014 Ewington was a curator at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), from 2001 heading up Australian Art, including Indigenous Australian Art; between 1996-2012 she was a contributing curator for six Asia Pacific Triennials of Contemporary Art. Major achievements include Contemporary Australia: Women (2012), QAGOMA, Brisbane; monographs on Fiona Hall (2005) and Del Kathryn Barton (2014) published by Piper Press; curating The Sculpture of Bronwyn Oliver (2016),  TarraWarra Museum of Art; membership of the curatorial team for Unfinished Business: Perpectives on art and feminism, ACCA, Melbourne, 2017-18; and in 2019 curating The Housing Question: Helen Grace, Narelle Jubelin, Sherre Delys for Penrith Regional Gallery, NSW.