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Graduate Profiles

Want to know where our degrees can take you? Read on to see real-life examples of our graduates and the dynamic careers that they've pursued.

Cassi Young

Cassi Young

Master of Arts (Studies in Art History & Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Post war and Contemporary Art Department, Christies , London

I chose the course at the University of Adelaide because of the outstanding curriculum offered combined with the 'hands-on' interaction with the Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Elspeth Pitt

Elspeth Pitt

Master of Arts (Studies in Art History)

Curator, Australian Art, National Gallery of Australia


Since completing the Art History program in 2008, I've been fortunate to hold curatorial and honorary research positions at the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Victoria & Albert Museum, and the British Museum, London.

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Luke Campbell

Luke Campbell

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Senior Art Consultant, Nanda/Hobbs, Sydney


I selected the University of Adelaide because it offered the greatest scope in a series of art history subjects that I wanted to explore, and many subjects were available online. This gave me the flexibly of continuing to live on the Gold Coast while having classroom interaction through online webinar sessions, before moving to Adelaide to complete the degree.

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Eleanor Adams

Eleanor Adams

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Digitisation Project Officer - Anthropology, South Australian Museum, South Australia


The Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies) course gave me the opportunity to publish my research and make great contacts within the Museum sector.

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Erin Davidson

Erin Davidson

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Project Officer, Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of South Australia


The catalyst for the beginning of my career as a curator was the course-based internship, in which I gained invaluable hands-on experience and was empowered to explore the world of Australian art within a national and international context.

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Eleanor Scicchitano

Eleanor Scicchitano

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Visual Arts Coordinator, Country Arts SA; Coordinator of Volunteers, Venice Biennale, 2015


The Masters program enabled me to build a network of emerging curators, and these relationships continue to provide support and a sounding board for my current practice.

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Serena Wong

Serena Wong

Master of Arts (Studies in Art History & Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Curatorial Assistant, 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; Independent Curator


The [postgraduate] course allowed me to challenge myself in ways that I hadn't had the opportunity to do before, and gave me the confidence and the skills to tackle a variety of complex positions with professional competency.

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Carollyn Kavanagh

Carollyn Kavanagh

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Independent Curator, and Administrations and Communications Officer, Guildhouse.


The Art History and Curatorial and Museum Studies course introduced me to a new way of thinking.

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Rayleen Forester

Rayleen Forester

Graduate Diploma in Art History

Curator, Adelaide City Council
Independent Curator & Arts Writer


With coursework linked to current exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia I was able to learn from practising curatorial staff, view exhibitions from the perspective of the curator and critically engage with unseen works of art in the AGSA collection.

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Rusty Kelty

Russell (Rusty) Kelty

Master of Arts (Studies in Art History)

Assistant Curator, Asian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia


The course, and all that I have gained from it remains an invaluable experience as it ultimately lead to my current position at the Art Gallery of South Australia as assistant curator of Asian art.

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Mary Angrove

Mary Angove

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

2014 Gordon Darling Graduate Intern, National Gallery of Australia; Professional Development Program Officer, Australia Council for the Arts, 2015 Venice Biennale


The [course] teaching is informed by AGSA's collection and exhibitions, together with the Gallery's high standards of curatorial and collection management policies and practices. In turn, students are provided with the skills and confidence to work effectively within a gallery environment.

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Jo Kitto

Jo Kitto

Master of Arts (Curatorial and Museum Studies)

Curator, Samstag Museum, Adelaide


The program is run in conjunction with the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) is unlike any other in Australia. It offers both an academic and a practical approach to museology studies through the combined teaching of art historians and curators from AGSA.

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Jennifer Kalionis

Jennifer Kalionis

Master of Arts (Studies in Art History)

Director of the Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum


The course prepared me for my career as a professional in museums and galleries by providing a strong foundation of practical skills including training grounded in research, theory and industry experience.

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