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Rayleen Forester

Professional development                                                                                                                             

2015 – ongoing    Founder and Co-Editor, fine print magazine,

2014-15                Curator, Adelaide City Council

2013-14                Acting Visual Arts Manager, Adelaide Festival, SA

2013-ongoing     Chair, Visual Arts Sub-committee, Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, SA

2012-13                Artists’ Services Coordinator, Adelaide Fringe, SA

2012                     Curatorial & Production Secondment, Manifesta9, Genk, Belgium

2011 – 2012        Visual Arts Coordinator, Adelaide Festival, SA

2011                     Visual Arts Coordinator, Nexus Multicultural Art Centre, SA

2009 – 2010        Gallery Attendant, MEM Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2007 – 2008         Co-Director/Co-founder, FELT space, artist run initiative, SA

2007 – 2008         Museum Attendant, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, SA

2004 – 2008        Gallery Manager, Greenhill Galleries Adelaide, SA

Curatorial Experience                                                                                                                                 

2015                       FX Harsono: Beyond Identity, curator, Nexus Gallery, Adelaide, SA

2015                       Shifting Senses, curator, m16 Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2014                       Artists Week 2014, co convener, Adelaide Festival, SA

2013                       to the things themselves, Curator, FELT space, Adelaide, SA

2012                       Manifesta 9, Curatorial & Production secondment, Genk, Belgium

2012                       2012 Adelaide International: Restless, Curatorial Assistant, Adelaide

2011                       Human Doings, Festival of Unpopular Culture, AC Arts, Adelaide

2010                       Mentorship with MEM Gallery Director, Katsuya Ishida, Osaka, Japan

2008                       Emerging Curator’s Project, Arts SA, Adelaide, SA

2008                       Straight Outta Compton, Curator, FELT space, Adelaide, SA

2008                       Different Lights, Curator, Nexus Multicultural Centre Gallery, Adelaide, SA

2007                       Quiet Hands, Curator, Gaff Studio, Port Adelaide, SA

2006                       Ideal Worlds, Co-Curator, Gaff Studio, Port Adelaide, SA

2005                       Michael Linscott, Curator, Greenhill Galleries Adelaide, SA

2004-2005            BANK Gallery, Curator, South Australian School of Art

2004                       No Place Like Home, Curator, SEAS Gallery, Adelaide, SA

Grants awarded                                                                                                                                    

2015                       Australia Council, Professional Development grant

2014                       Arts SA, Professional Development grant

2012                       NAVA, Curator Mentorship Initiative grant

2009                       Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Japan travel fund

2009                       Arts SA, Professional Development grant

2008                       Arts SA, Emerging Curator’s Project

2008                       Arts SA, Independent Makers & Presenters

2007                       South Australian Youth Arts Board, project development grant

2007                       Arts SA, Independent Makers & Presenters grant

2004                       Helpmann Academy, project development grant

Languages                                                                                                                                                                            

English, intermediate Japanese