Moving from Wales to join MCA Australia in July 2015, Gill Nicol originally trained as an artist and has over twenty-five years’ experience in the arts, working with contemporary art and audiences.
As Director of Audience Engagement, she oversees Learning (including Schools and Teacher Engagement, Kids and Families, Public Programs and Access Programs); Marketing and Communications; and Visitor Experience – everything to do with audiences.
Her previous experience includes working for numerous organisations across the UK including engage (national association for gallery education), Ikon Gallery (Birmingham), Tate Liverpool, Spike Print Studio and Arnolfini in Bristol.
She was module leader for BA Fine Art Professional Practice; and lecturer on MA Curatorial Practice at Bath Spa University from 2012 -2015, alongside running her own consultancy, lightsgoingon, running workshops, feasibility studies, business plans, fundraising, evaluation and board development.
You can read an interview will Gill Nicol about the Art and Dementia project at MCA here.