Belonging to the Yamatji people of the Inggarda language group of northwest Western Australia, Stephen Gilchrist is a writer, curator and lecturer who has worked with the Indigenous Australian collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2003–2005), the British Museum, London (2008), the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2005–2010) and the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (2011–2013). He has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Western Australia, Perth and a Master’s in Arts Politics from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
Stephen has curated exhibitions in Australia and the United States and has written extensively on Indigenous Art from Australia. He is Associate Lecturer of Indigenous Art in the Art History and Film Studies Department at the University of Sydney where he is also completing his PhD. He is currently working on an exhibition titled ‘Everywhen’ that will open at Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University in February 2016.