TRAILS 2023 will be judged by Ian Tully, Director of the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery.

Ian Tully

Director of Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery

Having grown up on the family farm in southern Riverina, NSW, Tully has long been interested in rural and regional Australia. As a printmaker and multi form artist his practice references memory, place, and the competing interests of society, politics, the environment and industry.

Prior to his current position as director of Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery and the ACRE Project, he was Educational Manager of Visual Media Studies at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE and lectured in printmaking for La Trobe University Mildura.

He has been a board member for the Public Galleries Association of Victoria, has sat on assessment panels for Regional Arts Victoria and the Australia Council, and is currently deputy chair of South West Arts NSW.

Tully is a musician and resides in the small river town of Moulamein NSW on the banks of the Billabong Creek and Edward River.