Belinda Howden

Belinda Howden

Belinda Howden

Lecturer, Art History & Theory

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Belinda Howden is an independent researcher, writer and educator focused primarily on contemporary Australian visual art. Prior to relocating to South Australia in late 2019, she spent over a decade working in museums and galleries in New South Wales, including Newcastle Art Gallery, The Lock-Up (Newcastle) and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney).

Prior to relocating to South Australia in late 2019, she spent over a decade working in museums and galleries in New South Wales, including Newcastle Art Gallery, The Lock-Up (Newcastle) and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney).

In 2018, Belinda completed a PhD at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, with a focus on contemporary art theory and curatorial practice. She was subsequently a sessional academic at the School of Creative Industries, University of Newcastle. She has presented her research in Australia, and internationally, across a spectrum of platforms including academic conferences, symposiums and non-traditional contexts.

Most recently, Belinda was a core contributor to ACE Open and Art Gallery of South Australia’s education resource Contemporary Art in the Classroom (2021). Alongside Anna O’Loughlin, Belinda is co-author of the 2022 South Australian Living Artist Monograph featuring Mark Valenzuela.

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