Art Education Victoria (ArtEdVic) is governed by an elected Board of volunteers.
Find out more about our 2022 Board members below.
We also have a number of portfolio’s that focus on different areas within ArtEdVic:
Early Years/Primary, Secondary (Yr 7-10), VCE Programming/Resources, Tertiary, Inclusive Education, Member Engagement and Advocacy.
The Member Engagement area of ArtEdVic has a number of sub-committees including:
ARTicle (our journal), Annual Conference, Special Events/Symposiums, Professional Development and our Advisory Subcommittee.
Our Life Members are individuals who have made remarkable contributions to visual art education in Victoria and to the association within their time at ArtEdVic.
Life members include: (above not in order) Lee Emery, Marion Strong, Nicole Wassell, Robert Matthers, Freya McCormick, Nancy Whittaker, Deryck Greenwood, Adrian Montana, Janette Grenfell, Jill Edwards, Max Darby, Irene Court, Adele Flood, Jeffrey Sheldon, and Steve Marks. Note: Robert Hamilton and Tania Tickyj not pictured.
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Lena CirilloExecutive Officer | Staff
Executive Officer | Art Education Victoria Lena is the Executive Officer of Art Education Victoria, an artist and qualified teacher and has worked as a Visual Arts specialist. She is a facilitator/mentor and coach delivering leadership, art and education development...Read more
Hau Ong (Andy) DingSecretary | Board
Achievement Leader for Art, Performing Arts and Technology | Gleneagles Secondary College Hau Ong is the Achievement Leader for Art, Performing Arts and Technology at Gleneagles Secondary College and previous to this he was the Art and Technology Teacher at...Read more
Elizabeth KnightBoard Member
Visual Arts Specialist | Warrnambool College Elizabeth Knight is currently teaching Visual Arts and Design in Regional Victoria at Warrnambool College. She teaches from Year 7 through to VCE Studio Arts. Elizabeth has taught in both private and government secondary...Read more
Lauren HolmwoodMarketing and Membership Coordinator | Staff
Marketing and Membership Coordinator | Art Education Victoria Lauren began her role as Marketing and Membership Coordinator with Art Education Victoria in June 2020. Lauren is a practising artist whose work predominantly focuses on projection, public art and installation. She works within audience engagement, currently...Read more
Natalie ShieldsBoard Member
Visual Arts Teacher | Meadows Primary School in Broadmeadows Natalie is passionate about Visual Art education in the Primary Years and is a tireless advocate for genuine creative exchange in a multicultural learning environment. She creates space for new learning...Read more
Olivia MiganiBoard Member
Arts Professional Learning Teams Leader | Tarneit P-9 College Olivia is currently the Arts Professional Learning Teams Leader at Tarneit P-9 College, Tarneit teaching across all years and currently teaching Visual Arts, Media Arts, Visual Communication and Design and Textiles...Read more
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Art Education Victoria exists for and because of our passionate community. Our members include art and generalist educators, schools and tertiary institutions, arts and cultural organisations, and businesses across Victoria and beyond. Become a member today to receive a range of benefits, join a community, and support collective advocacy for visual arts education.