Staff & contacts


Location: Building 25 Room G10
Phone: 02 4221 5414

Display Co-ordinator

Simon Maberley
Simon has worked for the Collection as the Collection and Display Coordinator since 2016, with previous experience at Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre, the Canberra Glassworks and King & Wilson Essential Art Services. Simon’s primary responsibility is to co-ordinate the display, maintenance and storage of UOWAC artworks. He facilitates internal and external artwork loans, as well as assisting with the curation of exhibitions for the Long Gallery. Simon enjoys being able to contribute to the University community through the display role and enabling students, staff and visitors across the campuses to engage with the collection.
T: +61 2 4221 5987

Simon Maberley headshot

Collection Manager

Karen Cass
Karen joined the Collection as manager in 2017 from the UK where she previously worked at Coventry University’s School of Art & Design. Prior to this Karen had spent over twenty years in Brighton & Hove holding a number of board memberships with arts and cultural development organisations in the city.

Karen is bringing both her strategic and managerial experience to the Collection in order to develop its capacity as an engaged and engaging resource for the future.

T: +61 2 4221 5926

Head shot of Karen Cass

Gambinya Thelma Burke, 'Pineapple Plantation', 2006, Synthetic polymer paint on linen.
Copyright is retained by the artist or agent and reproduced here by permission.
© Thelma Burke/Copyright Agency, 2018.
No further reproductions permitted.