Aaron Nicholls is a recognised Business leader in commercial Interior Design who has lived and worked in the UK and Switzerland, Sydney and most recently Melbourne; relocating to his home town of Corowa in 2017 – where he and his Architect partner, Phillip Nielsen started their awarded design studio Regional Design Service.
Aaron also works part-time at Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) and takes care of the Museum’s volunteers and visitors. This role sees Aaron exposed to a wide cross section of art and artworks, people and ideas, through tours of collections and exhibitions. Working alongside the MAMA team and visitors feeds directly into Aaron’s passion for Art and Design and how it can contribute positively to society.
Director of Business
Regional Design Service
Kathleen Whelan, an experienced educator, artist and photographer has lectured in photography, sculpture and theory for over 30 years. Kathleen possesses a Masters Degree in Education from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia USA. An arts activist, passionate about community arts, she has been a founding member of many arts groups from NE & Goulburn Crafts Council, ArtHAUS, and The Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance (GANEAA) where she is still President.
Kathy has participated in hundreds of exhibitions, has written TAFE curriculum for Victoria and has contributed to many newspapers, professional and craft journals. She has recently written her second book on ‘Photography of The Age’.
President of GANEAA
Bronwen Garner is the Curator at Arts Space Wodonga. Before moving to Wangaratta a year ago with her family, Bronwen lived in Melbourne and worked as a curator, art teacher and artist. Bronwen completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2000, majoring in Ceramics. She has exhibited with Craft Victoria, Gilligan Grant Gallery and 4Cats Gallery.