Grace McQuilten is a senior lecturer in Art History and Theory in the School of Art at RMIT. She also leads the Contemporary Art and Social Transformation Research Group. She graduated from her Ph.D. in 2008 from the University of Melbourne. From 2014 to 2018 she was vice-chancellor’s research fellow at RMIT. She has published two major international monographs including Art as Enterprise: Social and Economic Engagement in Contemporary Art (IB Tauris, 2016; co-authored with Dr Anthony White) which considers new economic models for the arts in the context of social practice, creative industries and transformations in the public realm and Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-design (Ashgate Publishing, 2011) which looks at the work of contemporary artists engaging critically with design.
Contact: RMIT University, School of Art, Building 06.03.09, PO Box 2476, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia.