Erin Mathews (she/her)

Teaching areas: Art History and Theory 

Erin Mathews (she/her) is an artist, curator, writer and speaker based in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia. She currently works in the professional gallery world, while making her own art and managing the Cabinet of Curiosities art project. Erin has over ten years experience working in galleries, with a focus on diversity and equality curating. She loves wandering around galleries and museums, and will hunt down the best font for a didactic label. In 2023 Erin is a Board Observer for Midsumma, and will continue as a non-residential tutor at Colleges at The University of Melbourne. 

She completed a Masters of Art Curatorship at The University of Melbourne in 2013, with a thesis titled “Procurement, Presentation and Publication: The Rosetta Stone in the British Museum”.  Don’t ask her about this unless you want a long discussion about the importance of this hunk of rock. Erin’s artistic practice is based in printmaking, with a focus on history (definitely inspired by her early love of the classic 1999 film The Mummy). She is usually found on the floor carving Lino plates.

When she’s not working, you can probably find her drinking an iced coffee in one of the wonderful cafes around Melbourne, listening to a podcast, or making (and devouring) some sort of baked goods. Erin produces work under the Cabinet of Curiosities name. Her work is currently available to purchase online and in-store from incube8r in Melbourne, Victoria.

You can see more information on her website.