Dr Joanna Barrkman
Dr Joanna Barrkman has been the Curator, Charles Darwin University Art Collection and Art Gallery since 2015. She worked as a curator at the Fowler Museum at UCLA (Los Angeles), National Gallery of Australia (Canberra) and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (Darwin). She holds a doctorate from the Australian National University.
Joanna has curated exhibitions in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Indonesia, Timor-Leste and the USA. She curated of the major exhibition Australian Screen-printed Textiles from Australia’s Top End at the Fowler Museum UCLA and was the editor of the eponymous publication which was awarded Rob E.L. Shep Textile Book Award by the Textile Society of America in 2020. Joanna also co-curated Textiles of Timor: island in the woven sea at the Fowler Museum and co-edited the eponymous publication in 2014.
Eileen Lim is the Exhibitions and Collection Officer at CDU Art Collection and Art Gallery. Eileen commenced in 2011 as a volunteer and intern assisting in documentation of the Red Hand Prints gifted to the CDU Art Collection in 2004. She is a graduate of a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Fine Arts) at Charles Darwin University.