Jane Barlow

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Jane Barlow

Administration Officer, Art Operations
Plimsoll Gallery Exhibitions Manager
Art | School of Creative Arts and Media

Room Administration, Level 1 , Centre for the Arts

03 6226 4300 (phone)

With over 18 years’ experience, Jane has an extensive background in the museum and gallery sector, including developing and touring exhibitions, registration, collections management, administration, exhibition management and curatorial responsibilities. Jane has held positions at University of Tasmania, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmanian Museum and Arts Gallery, National Touring Exhibitions Support, Victoria and the City of Melbourne, Arts and Heritage Collection, Victoria.

In 2015, Jane was selected as a Team Leader for the Venice Biennale at the Australia Pavilion.  Recently Jane has expanded her personal and professional experience towards social, political and artistic environments by supporting people in marginalised areas, such as members of the LGBIT+ arts community, Indigenous Australians and people living with disabilities.  This includes, workshops with Ally Network Training (Allies to the LGBTIQ community), Lateral Violence Training, which aims to educate the community around the impact of negative and bullying behavior in Indigenous Cultures and finally, Unconscious Bias Training.

Jane currently is currently a member of the Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee, College of Arts, Law and Education, University of Tasmania and the Contemporary Arts Tasmania touring committee.

General Responsibilities

Jane Barlow is currently the Plimsoll Gallery Manager and Community Engagement Officer, and Administration Officer for the School of Creative Arts and Media.

Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the University of Tasmania in 1998, specialising in Painting and Photography.  More recently, Jane achieved a Postgraduate Diploma of Arts and Cultural Management from the Business and Law school, Deakin University, Melbourne.

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Fields of Research

  • Fine arts (360602)
  • Art history (360102)
  • Performance art (360603)
  • Crafts (360601)

Research Objectives

  • Music (130102)
  • The creative arts (130103)
  • Expanding knowledge in education (280109)
  • Visual communication (130205)
  • Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies (280122)
  • Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response) (200404)

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

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Total funding



'Too Many Cooks' catalogue (2020)$6,045
This Gordon Darling Foundation application seeks funding for print-ready design and publication costs for a print version of the exhibition catalogue.
Gordon Darling Foundation ($6,045)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Lehman GP; Rose RA; Barlow JD
Ten Days 2019 (2019)$7,590
A tripartite exhibition and public program schedule to support and engage with the biennial Ten Days on the Island festival of culture. Hosted by Makers Workshop (Burnie), the Academy Gallery (Inveresk), and the Plimsoll Gallery (Hobart), three exhibitions explore contemporary place-based making strategies incorporating the very best local Aboriginal Tasmanian artists (Burnie), nationally touring cultures of ritual (Inveresk), and the art-science collision (Plimsoll). These three are programmed in conjunction with Ten Days and have benefited from partnerships with Contemporary Art Tasmania, University of Southern Queensland, and Australia Council.
Gordon Darling Foundation ($7,590)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Juliff TD; Bywaters MC; Gair J; Barlow JD