We're excited to announce our Doodle 4 Google Guest Judges.
Leeanne Carr is the coordinator of secondary education programs and the curator of ARTEXPRESS at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Her role is to initiate, implement and oversee the programming that is developed for high school audiences. In recent years quality online content for interactive classroom learning has been a key objective of the Gallery’s education strategy and Leeanne has played a key role in creating this content to connect the Gallery to classrooms around the State and both nationally and internationally. Leeanne works closely with key stake holders in education and the art world to develop programs and resources for high school students and is involved in professional development programs for teachers, trainee teachers and curators. In her role as curator of ARTEXPRESS, Leeanne celebrates the visual arts practice of senior students in NSW and presents it alongside professional artists and exhibitions in the public arena providing a unique opportunity for emerging artists to be seen in the wider visual arts context. www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au
Bronwyn is an Australian artist,notable for being amongst the first Australian fashion designers invited to show her work in Paris. Born in Tenterfield, New South Wales, and trained in Canberra and Sydney, Bronwyn worked as a fashion designer, and is an artist, illustrator, and arts administrator. In 1985, she established a shop called Designer Aboriginals, selling fabrics made by Aboriginal artists including herself. She was a founding member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative. You can see Bronwyn's work at the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of Western Australia. She has provided art work for more than 20 children's books, including Stradbroke Dreaming by writer and activist Oodgeroo Noonuccal, and books by artist and writer Sally Morgan. She has received design commissions, including one for the exterior of a sports centre in Sydney. Bronwyn has a long history of involvement in community activism and arts administration, and has served as a board member for the National Gallery of Australia. Her painting Prevention of AIDS (1992) was used in a campaign to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in Australia. Bancroft has served on the boards of copyright collection agency Viscopy and Tranby Aboriginal College, and the Artists Board at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Kate Westlake is an emerging artist from Sydney's Inner West. Her studio is based in Rich Street, Marrickville. Much of her inspiration comes from spending time on the water in her local area around the Cooks River and Sydney Harbour and frequently visiting The South Coast of NSW and the Hawkesbury River. Kate's impressionistic work features landscapes and water focusing on light, colour and reflections.