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Venessa Possum (Starzynski) is a Muringong Baragal Custodian (Camden NSW).


My career has spanned a number of different fields including professional artist and curatorial practice. I have held roles as a creative producer and I enjoy archival research. I have a love of learning and a deep interest in how we learn. My passions include doing my best to support Aboriginal communities, I also enjoy working with artists, especially through cultural consultancy and exhibition installations. The variety of jobs I've held have exposed me to many different approaches to project management and I'm always interested to hear about new opportunities.


Professional Experience Summary


  • Blue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre Chief Executive Officer

  • City Council Cumberland Council ATSIC Committee

  • City People Curator - Professional Artist and project facilitator

  • Remote: Griffith University PhD Candidate - Confirmed

  • Tutor GUMURRII SSU ATSITAP South Bank Campus

  • Lecturer 'Aboriginal Art and Culture',  South Bank Brisbane Queensland

  • Peer Notetaking Network, Disabilities Service, Student Equity Services, Griffith University

  • Presenter: QCA CUR 2017 (The Queensland College of Art Undergraduate Research Conference) 

  • Mentor - GUMURRII Hands Up! Tertiary Preparation, Griffith University

  • Blacktown City Council Arts Advisory Committee New South Wales

  • Cultural capacity - Tranby College, Metro, LHD, ZION, BMCC, BCC, PCC. 

  • Director: Dharug Ngurra Aboriginal Corporation ICN 2734



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