Researcher

Ms Bridie Mary Moran

Biography

Bridie Moran is a researcher, arts manager, editor and curator, working across unceded Awabakal and Gadigal lands. Bridie has worked for over a decade with contemporary art and cultural organisations, and is a current PhD candidate at UNSW Art & Design, researching the history of craft, policy and ceramics practice in Australia. Bridie is currently Project Curator at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, delivering the major touring exhibition...view more

Bridie Moran is a researcher, arts manager, editor and curator, working across unceded Awabakal and Gadigal lands. Bridie has worked for over a decade with contemporary art and cultural organisations, and is a current PhD candidate at UNSW Art & Design, researching the history of craft, policy and ceramics practice in Australia. Bridie is currently Project Curator at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, delivering the major touring exhibition project Drawn by stones in 2021 and 2022; and is the Assistant Editor of The Journal of Australian Ceramics. From 2016-2019 Bridie was Engagement and Development Manager at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, and from 2019 - March 2021, led the organisation as Executive Director and Acting Director. Bridie has delivered a range of exhibitions, programs, public art projects and publications across Australia and the Asia region, and was from 2017-2018 Board Director at Sydney artist-run initiative Firstdraft. She has worked with Museum of Contemporary Art, Carriageworks, and the Australian National Maritime Museum, as inaugural Program Manager of the Australia Council for the Arts’ National Craft Initiative, Executive Producer of Arts and Culture at FBi Radio, and as Partnerships and Marketing Manager at The Walkley Foundation. Bridie has a strong interest in arts governance, diversity, and craft practice, and in 2016 completed a Master of Museum and Heritage Studies at the University of Sydney with a dissertation on the history of craft policy in Australia.

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