Councillor - Jaimi Dawson

The University of Melbourne

I am currently undertaking my Master of Teaching at The University of Melbourne, specialising in Secondary Visual Arts education. Before coming into teaching, I completed a Bachelor of Visual Art and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at Monash University. This interdisciplinary interest continues to influence my work, with integrated, cross-curricular threads located at the centre of my teaching and artistic practice. I currently work in arts education, delivering arts programs in Melbourne, where I consider myself extremely fortunate to apply my developing knowledge of arts education in a practical, creative environment. I have also had previous experience in advocacy roles, where I have been involved in managing campaigns, projects and professional development opportunities for the arts and design sectors.

I have a keen interest in joining the Council so that I may not only represent AEV, but also to support and work towards AEV’s future goals in advocacy and professional learning. I also wish to continue building my practice and knowledge of arts education, while forming professional relationships with others in this industry.