Interview - John Monteleone, Director, Wollongong Art Gallery

Another in our series of interviews with regional and public gallery directors. We recently grabbed a moment with John Monteleone the director at the Wollongong Art Gallery at the Regional & Public Galleries Conference.


John has previously worked in the private sector within the commercial, financial and human resources industries. John worked for the Department of Education and Training as a Visual Arts teacher in secondary and in adult education. He has been involved in various roles and capacities within the arts industry since 1995, a member of a number of arts committees and industry panels he has curated and managed a number of exhibitions which have toured both nationally (William Yang: SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHS 1968 – 2003, Pallingjang: Saltwater) and internationally (Tracking Cloth, Zhongjian: Midway). John has been Program Director at Wollongong Art Gallery since 2009.

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