Emeritus Professor/Honorary Fellow
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Discipline Scholar in Creative and Performing Arts,
Australian Learning and Teaching Council
Jonathan studied at Monash University and the University of Tasmania. He was appointed to the Tasmanian School of Art at the Tasmanian College of Advanced Education in 1973 and remained a member of staff when the School became a faculty of the University of Tasmania. He was a member of the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council from 1978 through to 1982 and was a Trustee of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery from 1990 until the end of 1993. Jonathan has been Deputy Head of the Tasmanian School of Art for several terms and is concluding a five year term as Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning with the Faculty of Arts, UTAS. In 2010 he will be Creative Arts Discipline Scholar with the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, based at the Tasmanian School of Art.
His chief research interest is the history and curating of contemporary Australian art and much of the writing he does is published in exhibition catalogues that are associated with the University of Tasmania’s Plimsoll Gallery. He also has a research interest in wilderness and natural environment issues, particularly in relation to the visual arts, and continues to undertake research in the field of nineteenth century French art and criticism.
Authorised by the Head of School, Tasmanian College of the Arts
23 April, 2013