Carly Lane

Carly Lane is a member of the Kalkadoon people of north west Queensland and an independent art curator based in Perth. Carly specialises in Aboriginal art and anthropology and has over 15 years experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, art collections and exhibitions in Perth, as well as nationally.

She has worked as a curator and researcher at a number of local, state and national institutions, including the Berndt Museum of Anthropology, The University of Western Australia, the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the National Museum and National Gallery of Australia. Carly was the inaugural curator of the Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards and curator of the second National Indigenous Art Triennial. As an independent curator, Carly works on a range of projects from writing to curating to just generally helping behind the scenes.

Carly also has a degree in anthropology and was the first Indigenous graduand to present the Valedictory Address at The University of Western Australia in 2003. She continues in her pursuit of knowledge by researching and writing a PhD in anthropology about Aboriginal identity and art.

Carly Lane
Carly Lane