Imogene’s experience as an arts leader in the youth arts industry stems from four years’ experience at Young People and the Arts Australia (YPAA) as General Manager, and as Communications Officer.
Imogene has a wide scope of experience in managing arts organisations, creative projects, events and festivals, operations and logistics, marketing and communications, and more. She is deeply passionate about the youth arts industry, and she has strong networks with the industry interstate and internationally.
Imogene’s strong background in business and in the arts includes the international consulting firm Accenture, and an international executive recruitment agency based in Tokyo, East-West Consulting, as well as The Calgary-Banff International Writers Festival, Canada, Universal Music and Metro Arts, a cultural hub for independent artists in Brisbane Imogene strives to continue to support the young and emerging arts sector, and the industry that supports them with her business savvy and love of the arts.
Alex is a writer, performance storyteller, project manager and community cultural development worker. She is YAQs Program Coordinator and her work includes on one advice for young artists around the state about creative careers, planning a project and writing the best possible applications for grants and jobs.
Alex studied Drama and Literature (Hons.) at UQ. She has almost ten years professional experience in the industry in projects including performing at Queensland Art Gallery’s APT3, writing/directing three productions of Screech Youth Theatre, professional development for primary teachers on storytelling and poetry in the classroom and showcasing her writing at the 2012 Tin House Writers Residency in the USA. She is currently completing her novel manuscript through a PhD in Creative Writing at Griffith University.
We welcome you to contact Alex for any questions about getting a creative project off the ground, editing an arts industry resume, a job or grant application, or other support you may require: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alex works on Mondays and Thursdays