Object’s Board and Advisory Groups

Guiding Object towards 2015 and beyond.

BOARD
Object’s board members are influential industry leaders who understand the complexities of a flagship organisation like Object.

Chair: Anthony Burke
Head of School of Architecture, University of Technology, Sydney

Vice-Chair: Abigail Thomas
Executive Manager, Mobile Customer Experience, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Lisa Bora
Head of Agency Development—Australia & New Zealand, Google Australia Pty Ltd

Marianne Foley
Sydney Office Leader, Arup

John Lydon
Managing Partner, McKinsey Australia and New Zealand

Barry McWilliams
Former Senior Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jacques

Oliver Smith
Silversmith, Designer and Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts

Damian Borchok
CEO of Australia, Interbrand


HEAD OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Diana D’Ambra
Ex Officio


ADC ADVISORY GROUP
Object’s ADC Advisory Group harnesses the insights of some of the best minds in NSW, generating ideas to help Object become the Australian Design Centre.

Mark Armstrong
Director, Blue Sky Design Group

Caroline Baum
Freelance journalist

Jill Bennet
Associate Dean, Director NIEA, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales

Suzanne Boccalatte
Creative Director, Boccalatte

Lisa Cahill
Executive Director, Australian Design Alliance

Sacha Coles
Director, ASPECT Studios

Cesar Cueva
Director, Courtesy of the Artist (COTA)

Andy Dong
Warren Centre Chair in Engineering Innovation and ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney

Kathy Elliot
Director, Edols Elliot

Merran Esson
Subject Leader, Ceramics, National Art School

Theresa Famularo
Producer, Cre8tion

Kiersten Fishburn
Director, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Stefanie Flaubert
Director, Korben Flaubert

Vince Frost
Creative Director, Frost Design

Ross Gibson
Professor of Contemporary Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

Brandon Gien
Chair, Australian International Design Awards

Stephen Goddard
Creative Director, Project Two

Janson Hews
Education Manager, Powerhouse Museum

Frank Howarth
Director, Australian Museum

Ann Jakle
Director, Canberra Glass Works

Joanne Jakovich
Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, University of Technology Sydney

Jane Jose
Jane Jose Strategy

Ceinwen Kirk-Lennox
Director, Mosaic

Margaret Kirkwood

Designer Maker

Oliver Kratzer
Managing Director, Ideal Industrial

Russel Koskela
Co-Director, Koskela

Paul McGillick
Editorial Director, InDesign

Stephen Ormandy
Co-Director, Dinosaur Designs

Dean Ormston
Co-Director, Workshopped

Caroline Pidcock
Architect, PIDCOCK - Architecture + Sustainability

Emma Robertson
Senior Lecturer, School of Design Studies, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales

Gerard Reinmuth
Director Terroir

David Rohr
Solicitor

Jennifer Sanders
Consultant, Arts Heritage Culture

Jess Scully
Festival Director, Vivid Ideas: Vivid Sydney

Raymond Scott
Co-Director, Workshopped

Bridget Smyth
Design Director, City of Sydney

Lauren Tan
Author, Design Transitions

Maureen Thurston
Principal, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Lawrence Wallen
Head of School, Design, University of Technology Sydney

Hank Williams
Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, University of New South Wales

Liz Williamson
Designer and Head of School of Design Studies, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales

Terri Winter
Managing Director, Top 3 By Design

Brian Zulaikha
Director, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects

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Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

BLUE MOUNTAINS CULTURAL CENTRE KATOOMBA, NSW. 25 JULY - 21 SEPTEMBER 2014

An exhibition of the most compelling works from 12 designers from the highly acclaimed “Workshopped” exhibitions held in Sydney. Workshopped has discovered, nurtured and launched the careers of...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics

QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM & ART GALLERY LAUNCESTON, TAS, 9 AUGUST - 12 OCTOBER 2014

A provocative and engaging exhibition of work by Australian artists using clay in unexpected and surprising ways, HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics highlights the versatility of this time-honoured...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY, NSW. 17 October – 7 December, 2014

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels is the eighth in our Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series. Our first Indigenous Living Treasure, Greeno is a shellworker and artist from Tasmania, whose...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

SLQ, BRISBANE QLD. 01 NOVEMBER - 14 FEBRUARY 2015

Over the last number of years Object: Australian Design Centre has explored many notions of design. From Freestyle: new Australian design for living in 2006 to HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics in...
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EXHIBITION

WOOD: art design architecture

18 OCTOBER – 29 NOVEMBER 2014

WOOD: art design architecture explores innovative and outstanding uses of wood in contemporary Australian art, design and architecture. It is the result of a collaboration between two iconic South...
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TALK

WOOD: art design architecture - In Conversation

Thursday, 23 October 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Object's own Head of Programs Claire McCaughan is set to go head-to-head with a selection of the designers showcased in
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EVENT

WOOD: art design architecture - Open Studio Visit: Stephen vs Stephen

Saturday, 15 November 2014 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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EVENT

WOOD: art design architecture - Open House Tour: Part I

Saturday, 22 November 2014 from 10:30am to 12:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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WOOD: art design architecture - Open House Tour: Part II

Saturday, 22 November 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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