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2017, Master of Fine Art, Community Cultural Development, Thesis: Bridging The Unseen in Art Writing, awarded First Class Honours, University of Melbourne, Australia.
1997, Bachelor of Arts (Journalism), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Fellowships, grants and awards
2015, Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.
2015, Arts Projects, City of Melbourne.
2011, Skills & Arts Development, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney.
2010, Arts Projects, City of Melbourne.

Advisory and board membership
2012–13, Consultant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia.
2008–12, Board Member, un Projects, Melbourne, Australia.
2009–10, Selection Panel, Arts Development, Arts Victoria, Melbourne.
2009, Advisory Panel, Art Censorship Guide, NAVA, Sydney.
2008, Advisory Panel, Protocol on Artworks, City of Melbourne.
2007–08, Advisor, Artists in Practice, ABAF, Melbourne.
2004–06, Editorial Committee Member, un Magazine, Melbourne.

Published Writing
2000–current, writing and photography for galleries including the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) and the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV); magazines including Desktop, (inside) Interior Review, Nylon, Monument, Artlink; websites including Pagesdigital, The Art Life, PBS Art21, and many others. Full bibliography available on request.

Edited books
2016, Editor (with Allison Fogarty & Ewan McEoin), Melbourne Street Art Guide, Thames & Hudson Australia, Port Melbourne.
2016, Editor, Shibboleth, John Ogden, Cyclops Press, Sydney.
2009, Editor, Portraits From a Land Without People: A Pictorial Anthology of Indigenous Australia 1847–2008, John Ogden, Cyclops Press, Sydney.
2007, Editor, Making Space: Artist Run Initiatives in Victoria, Victorian Initiatives of Artists Network, Melbourne.

Edited catalogues & magazines
2013, Managing Editor, Simryn Gill: Here art grows on trees, Venice Biennale/Australia Council, Sydney, and MER PK, Belgium.
2012, Guest Editor, Artlink: Experiment, Vol. 32 No. 3, Artlink Magazine: Contemporary Art of Australia and the Asia Pacific, Adelaide.
2012, Managing Editor, 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations, Biennale of Sydney, Australia.
2010, Guest Editor, un Magazine, Vol. 4 No. 1, un Projects, Melbourne.
2000–05, Editor & Features Writer, Desktop Magazine: Australian Design | Digital Culture, Niche Media, Melbourne.

Book Chapters
2015, Profiles, in Rigg Design Prize 2015, (ed.) S LeAmon, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
2013, Secrets and Surfaces: Tanja and Ben Milbourne, in Urban AU II: street/art/architecture, (eds.) C Perren & M Mlecek, Stattbad, Berlin.
2013, Omnipresent Incarnate: Selby Ginn in Personal Structures: Culture, Mind, Becoming, Venice Biennale, GlobalArtAffairs Foundation, Italy.
2010, Rise and Fall of Street Stencils, in Space Invaders, (ed.) J Babington, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
2006, Art, in Melbourne Design Guide, (eds.) V Stappmanns & E McEoin, Charlwood Design/Studio Propeller, Melbourne.
2005, The Art of Nepotism, in Selekta – The Real & The Unreal, Westspace Committee, West Space, Melbourne.

Curation and production
2017–18, Research and curation, IPTA Centenary, Australian Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, The Langham, Melbourne, Australia.
2012–13, Field research and production for Simryn Gill, Venice Biennale/Australia Council, NSW, SA, WA and Tasmania, Australia.
2006–10, Artistic Director, Platform Artists Group Inc., Melbourne.
2005–07, Curator, BOX Art Space, Floate Design Studio, Melbourne.
2003–05, Invigilator and Installer, ACCA, Melbourne.

Conference Proceedings
2015, Paper & Tour, Performing Mobilities: iC2, Design Hub, RMIT University, Melbourne.
2011, Paper, 'A History of Success?', We Are Here, NAVA Symposium, FirstDraft, Sydney.
2006, Blog & Workshop, RunArtistRun, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide.
2004, Paper, Stencils of Urban Displacement, 5th Australian Print Symposium, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Research assistance & academic editing
2018, Editor for Research Staff at MADA, Monash Art, Design & Architecture, Monash University, Melbourne.
2016–18, Copy editor for Dr James Oliver, Associations: Creative Practice and Research, MUP Academic, Melbourne University Press, Parkville.
2016, PhD thesis editor for Dr Steve Thomas, Freedom Stories: Reflexivity, collaboration & ethical documentary filmmaking, University of Melbourne.
2015, Copy editor for Dr Mick Douglas, Performing Mobilities – PSi#21 Fluid States, symposium publication, RMIT University.
2014, PhD thesis editor for Dr Andrew Goodman, Parasitic Relations: Thinking beyond interactivity, Monash University.

Course design & implementation
2017–current, Design Research Methods, Master of Design by Coursework, Monash Art Design & Architecture, Monash University, Melbourne.
2017, Specialisation: Representing Space, Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons), School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University, Melbourne.
2015–17, Design in Society: Masculinities, Bachelor of Industrial Design (Hons), School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University.
2014–16, Honours Exposition, BIndDes(Hons), RMIT University.
2015, Studio: The Herbarium, BIndDes(Hons), RMIT University.
2014, Studio: Design as Narrative, BIndDes(Hons), RMIT University.

Other Teaching
2017, Critical Issues in Design, BCommDes(Hons), Monash University.
2016, Honours Supervisor, BIndDes(Hons), RMIT University.
2007–09, Guest lecturer, BFA(Hons), School of Art, RMIT University.
2007–08, Guest lecturer, DipVisArt, Swinburne, Prahran, Australia.
2007–08, Artists in Practice Workshops, ABAF, Melbourne.

Artist Catalogues
2015, Ash Keating, Selected Works 2005–2015, Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria.
2015, Ash Keating, Selected Video Works 2006–2014, CACSA, Adelaide.
2014, Ash Keating, Natural System Response, Chalk Horse, Sydney.
2014, Kubota Fumikazu, The Other Side, Five Walls Projects, Melbourne.
2013, Pandarosa, The Lies of Light, MADA Gallery, Monash, Melbourne.
2013, Ash Keating, Painting The West Park Proposition, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne.
2012, Carly Fischer, Detrimental Detritus, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne.
2011, Simon O'Carrigan, Down To The Well, Daine Singer Gallery, Melbourne.
2010, Christina Hayes, Endgame, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne.
2004, James Dodd, SCAB, Kings ARI, Melbourne.
2003, Pandarosa, Continuum Sombrous, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.