Ms Nic Brown

Collections Curator

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

+61 8 82013252
place Social Sciences North
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Nic Brown is Collections Curator at Flinders University Museum of Art (FUMA). She curated the survey exhibition Bee-stung Lips: Barbara Hanrahan (2021), as well as Ray Harris: Ritual Nature (2021), Cynthia Schwertsik: UTE-ilitarian (2019),PERIPHERAL DISTURBANCE: wandering between worlds (2018), Tjina Nurna-ka, Pmarra Nurna-kanha, Itla Itla Nurna-kanha: Our Family, Our Country, Our Legacy (2019) with Marisa Maher and Madeline Reece, and Divinity, death and nature: European and Australian prints from the Flinders University Art Museum collection (2010). Brown was curatorial manager for the exhibitions Patrick Pound: thinking through things (2016) and Crystal Palace (2013). She was editor-in-chief for the anthology Speak to me: conversations with the Flinders University art collections (2016), editor of Head to head: shifting perspectives in Australian portraiture (2018), and has published many articles and essays on 20th and 21st century Australian art. She has held sessional academic roles at Adelaide Central School of Art and Flinders University, and was an Award Holder at British School of Rome.

Teaching interests
  • 20C & 21C Australian art history
  • Museum and curatorial practice