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Rob Garrett, BFA (Elam, Auckland) and MA (Otago) is an independent curator with years experience in the visual arts, as curator, artist, teacher, writer, arts entrepreneur and manager, strategist and government advisor. He has long experience in commissioning artist projects and is a specialist in public art, independent projects and working with emerging artists. Key current projects and recent achievements include Curator of "Narracje - Installations and Interventions in Public Space," Gdansk, Poland, Daniel von Sturmer's public art project "Production Stills, ", Wellington "Lost in a dream," Snake Pit, Auckland, and "Don't hold your breath" NZ-Australia video art, ngelholm International Video Art Festival (AIVA), Sweden, and Corner window gallery, K Rd, Auckland, (ongoing). He was Auckland Council Manager Public Art (-) NZ Sculpture OnShore Guest Curator (, , ) Curator, Francis Upritchard's public artwork "Loafers" , Auckland Curator, Neil Miller's public artwork Te tiaho o Matariki , Hamilton, NZ Hamilton City Council Public Art Plan - and numerous articles and essays including writing for the Gibbs Farm sculpture collection (httpwww.gibbsfarm.org.nzessay.php). Previous roles include Sponsoring Manager of New Zealands exhibition pavilion project, st Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art, , Venice Senior Manager, Creative New Zealand (Arts Council), Wellington, - Head of School, School of Art, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, - and Founding Director Curator, Artists at Work international artist residency programme, Dunedin, -. Garrett initiated and founded the Otago Festival of the Arts, a boutique biennial arts festival for New Zealands historic southern city, Dunedin. Government appointments Council Member, Arts Council of New Zealand, to and Member, Heart of the Nation Strategic Working Group, (to develop a national cultural strategy). Specialties Arts management and art project production understanding how artists think, create and work translating between artists and organisations that want to work with artists nurturing an artist's vision from conception to realisation Government-Cultural liaison international art networks and project brokering strategy and planning for arts and culture organisations and business development for artists and creative entrepreneurs.