Past Judges


Each year an external Judge is invited to evaluate all of the year's Art Awards entries.  These are the previous Judges for the Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards.

Previous Judges

2020

  • Judge: Sue Smith, Art Collection Manager, CQUniversity Australia

2019

  • Judge: Simon Elliott, Deputy Director, Curatorial and Exhibitions, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art

2018

  • Judge: Kevin Wilson, Curator, QUT Art Museum

2017

  • Judge: Patricia (Pat) Hoffie, Professor Emeritus, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

2016

  • Judge: Jason Smith, Director, Geelong Gallery

2015

  • Judge: Simon Wright, Assistant Director (Learning + Public Engagement), Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAG|GOMA)

2014 

  • Judge: Marian Drew, Associate Professor, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

2013 

  • Judge: Julie Ewington, Head of Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAG|GOMA)

2012 

  • Judge: Dr Miranda Wallace, Curatorial Manager of International Art, Exhibitions and Research, Queensland Art Gallery (QAG)

2011 

  • Judge: Dr Campbell Gray, Director, University of Queensland (UQ) Art Museum

2010 

  • Judge: Michele Helmrich, Acting Director/Art Museum Curator, University of Queensland (UQ) Art Museum

2009 

  • Judge: David Williams, AM, Previous Emeritus Professor, Research School of Humanities, Australian National University (ANU)

2008 

  • Judge: Nick Mitzevich, Director, University of Queensland (UQ) Art Museum

2007 

  • Judge: Rebekah Butler, Executive Director, Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (M&GSQ)
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