Ian RT Colless Ian RT Colless, Knowledge Circle Participant at Regional Arts Australia

Ian RT Colless / Knowledge Circle Participant

Ian RT Colless | Dharabuladh (Therabluat) clan of the Gundungurra people

Recently graduated Harvard Business School’s Executive Education’s Strategic Agility Program (USA). Holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Queensland University of Technology’s, (QUT) Creative Industries. A Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honours) from Edith Cowan University’s, Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts (WAAPA). & a Master of Arts (1st Class Masters) from New York University’s (NYU). With a wide range of practice in World Indigenous cultures, particularly with experiences choreographing for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York City (NYC).

Is a member of the Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT) Minister for the Arts’ Creative Council, becoming an Advisor to the Minister for the Arts, Ms Tara Cheyne. Involved in the assessment of grants, fellowships & scholarships with the American Australian Association (USA) & Regional Arts New South Wales (NSW) etc. Independently a member of the Australian Community Committee (NYC) & a strong involvement with the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute. Along with other commitments across communities, sectors, industries & cultures. Currently, the National Gallery of Australia’s (NGA) Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership Coordinator.