Kate Gerritsen has over 20 years experience working in arts management, public art commissioning and curating. Kate’s curatorial and project management experience have resulted in ambitious projects that reflect community values, strengthen cultural identity and use art to increase our understanding of place. Kate has held positions in leading Australian arts organisations including: Audience Development at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Auction Coordinator at Deutscher-Menzies and Communications Manager at Regional Arts Victoria. She currently coordinates the public art program for the City of Ballarat. Recent public art projects include Roots by Josh Muir; Murrup Laarr by Deanne Gilson; George Devine Treloar by Lis Johnson; My Dearest by Mark Cuthbertson; Cottage by Jason Waterhouse and Prime Minister’s busts by Linda Klarfeld. Kate is currently working on a multi-year project to acknowledge survivors in Ballarat and new commissions and curatorial projects with significant Australian artists in regional and metropolitan Victoria.