Melanie Favola, A/General Manager

Melanie is an emerging artist, having grown up in the art industry, and has current understanding of contemporary art issues. She completed a number of Fine Art qualifications, including a Diploma of Visual Art and a Bachelor of Fine Art at RMIT. She currently has an Honours position pending enrolment at RMIT, Melbourne. Melanie has been actively involved in both volunteer and paid positions in numerous not-for-profit art institutes and large commercial practices, such as the NGV, ACCA and ACMI; assisted in large events, such as the Melbourne Fringe festival and the Melbourne Arts Biennale; and curated and administered group exhibitions throughout her career. Her governance experience includes being Vice Chair/ Secretary of the Tactile Arts Board, RMIT Bachelor of Fine Arts Faculty Board and the RMIT Bachelor of Fine Arts Alumni Board. Melanie now uses her broad knowledge to educate and inspire NT locals through community involvement with Tactile Arts, mentoring fellow artisans and running workshops.